What kind of doctor finds cures for diseases?
Medical scientists will be needed for research related to treating diseases such as AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer.
What job researches cures for diseases?
A medical scientist studies diseases and conditions with the goal of improving human health. Through research, he or she determines the causes of diseases and then develops ways to prevent or treat them.
When was the last cure for a disease found?
In 1979, the World Health Organization announced the global eradication of smallpox. It is the only human disease to be eradicated worldwide.
Has any disease been cured?
There is no cure, but many different medications and procedures have been used in efforts to control the symptoms.