Dangerous bacterial meningitis outbreak in New York City with 22 people infected and 7 dead

Dangerous bacterial meningitis outbreak in New York City with 22 people infected and 7 dead By Damian Ghigliotty PUBLISHED: 22:55 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 25 March 2013 New York City has been hit with a bacterial meningitis outbreak with 22 people infected so far, according to city health officials who are urging promiscuous gay men to get vaccinated against infection. The dangerous strain of the disease which causes an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord appears to be spreading through sexual encounters between men who meet up online and at bars and parties, according to a news release from the city’s health department. ‘Vaccination is the best defense,’ City Health Commissioner Dr

The revolutionary "contact lens" loaded with stem cells that restores sight – by helping the eye heal itself naturally

The revolutionary 'contact lens' loaded with stem cells that restores sight – by helping the eye heal itself naturally Biodegradable implant is loaded with stem cells These then multiply in the eye, allow the body to heal the eye naturallyIt's hoped the implant will help millions of people across the world retain or even regain – their sight | UPDATED: 18:25 GMT, 6 December 2012 A ‘contact lens’ loaded with stem cells could be a way to naturally repair or retain sight.