Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

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Wednesday November 22, 2017 @01:44PM The Feds Are Officially Cracking Down on Basement Biohackers
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:43PM How the Sugar Industry Tried To Hide Health Effects of Its Product 50 Years Ago
Sunday November 19, 2017 @07:34PM First Ever Anti-Aging Gene Discovered In a Secluded Amish Community
Saturday November 18, 2017 @09:26PM Scientists Develop Kill Switches In Case Bioengineered Microbes Go Rogue
Saturday November 18, 2017 @06:06PM 46% of Americans Now Have High Blood Pressure
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:27PM Study of 500,000 Teens Suggests Association Between Excessive Screen Time and Depression
Thursday November 16, 2017 @08:05PM Stanford Trains AI To Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist In Just Two Months
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:11PM Researchers Analyze DNA From 'Supercentenarians' Aged 110+ To Discover Secret To Longevity
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @01:25PM US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @11:38AM What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:28PM FDA Approves Digital Pill That Tracks If Patients Have Ingested Their Medication
Monday November 13, 2017 @10:22AM Bill Gates Pledges $100 Million To Find an Alzheimer's Cure, His First Commitment To a Non-communicable Disease
Saturday November 11, 2017 @03:49PM Study Finds Robot Surgeons Are Actually Slower and More Expensive
Friday November 10, 2017 @07:33PM Ford Pilots a New Exoskeleton To Lessen Worker Fatigue
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:14PM Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting To Integrate
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:32PM Scientists Save Child's Life By Growing Him New Skin
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:23PM EPA Approves Release of Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes To 20 States
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:27PM Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication, Study Finds
Friday October 27, 2017 @07:00PM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:23PM Scientists Find a Better Way To Wash Pesticides Off Your Apples
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:04PM Monsanto Attacks Scientists After Studies Show Trouble For Weedkiller Dicamba
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @05:39PM New York State Bans E-Cigarettes Everywhere Traditional Cigarettes Are Prohibited
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @04:11PM Anti-Aging Stem Cell Treatment Proves Successful In Early Human Trials
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:49PM High-Nicotine E-Cigarettes May Make Teens Vape More, Study Warns
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:17PM Doctors To Breathalyse Smokers Before Allowing Them NHS Surgery
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:09PM Intelligent People More At Risk of Mental Illness, Study Finds
Saturday October 14, 2017 @06:33PM Scientists Selectively Trigger Suicide In Cancer Cells
Saturday October 14, 2017 @04:30PM China's Scientists Set New International Record -- For Faked Peer Reviews
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:08PM Magic Mushrooms 'Reboot' Brain In Depressed People, Study Suggests
Thursday October 12, 2017 @05:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Friday October 06, 2017 @02:49PM Amazon Is Headed For the Prescription-Drug Market, Analysts Say
Thursday October 05, 2017 @05:13PM Over Half of New Cancer Drugs 'Show No Benefits' For Survival Or Wellbeing
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @03:39PM Expert Says You're Deluding Yourself If You Think You're Productive On Six Hours of Sleep
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @08:38PM Skipping Breakfast May Be Linked To Poor Heart Health, Study Says
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:02PM Breast Cancer Deaths Drop Nearly 40 Percent In the US
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:49PM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For Insights Into Internal Biological Clock
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:12PM Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:26PM Chinese Researchers Correct Genetic Mutation In Embryos Using Base Editing
Friday September 22, 2017 @03:04PM New Antibody Attacks 99% of HIV Strains
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:16PM Fathers Pass On Four Times As Many New Genetic Mutations As Mothers, Says Study
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:27PM Scientists Create World's First 'Molecular Robot' Capable of Building Molecules
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:21PM E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study
Monday September 18, 2017 @05:13PM Bacteria In Tumors Can Inactivate Common Chemotherapy Drugs, Study Suggests
Saturday September 16, 2017 @06:56PM Chinese Scientists Are Developing A Vaccine Against Cavities
Friday September 15, 2017 @10:26PM Sedentary Lifestyle Study Called 'A Raging Dumpster Fire'
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:52PM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:25PM Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:26PM Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
Thursday September 14, 2017 @07:49PM Researchers Find Antidepressants Increase Risk of Death
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:26PM Moving Every Half Hour Could Help Limit Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle, Says Study
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:02PM California Bans Drones From Delivering Marijuana
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:00PM Happy Music Boosts Brain's Creativity, Study Says
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:20PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @09:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
Monday September 04, 2017 @12:46AM Ethanol: A Lethal Injection For Tumors
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:06AM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
Thursday August 31, 2017 @05:05PM Stanford Study Finds New Dads In US Are Older Than Ever
Thursday August 31, 2017 @03:45PM Amazon Sold Eclipse Glasses That Cause 'Permanent Blindness,' Alleges Lawsuit
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @12:06PM FDA Issues Recall of 465,000 St. Jude Pacemakers To Patch Security Holes
Monday August 28, 2017 @10:28PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:21PM Engineers Discover How To Make Antennas For Wireless Communication 100x Smaller Than Their Current Size
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:11PM Google Invites Users To 'Check If You're Clinically Depressed'
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:26PM IBM To Trace Food Contamination With Blockchain
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:13PM Memories of Fear Could Be Permanently Erased, Study Shows
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:55PM New Immunotherapy Trial Cures Kids of Peanut Allergy For Up To Four Years
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:59PM The Health Benefits of Wind and Solar Exceed the Cost of All Subsidies
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:14PM Deadly Drug-Resistant Fungus Sparks Outbreaks In UK
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:41PM Energy Drinks May Trigger Future Substance Use, Says Study
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @03:10PM Scientists Finally Unlock the Recipe For Magic Mushrooms
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @03:04PM Plants 'Hijacked' To Make Polio Vaccine
Saturday August 12, 2017 @04:34PM Study Finds Vaccine Science Outreach Only Reinforced Myths
Friday August 11, 2017 @04:52PM Vitamin B3 Supplement Can Prevent Miscarriages and Birth Defects, Says Study
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @03:38PM Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions
Saturday August 05, 2017 @02:22PM How Apple Is Putting Voices In Users' Heads -- Literally
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:31PM Lovers Share Colonies of Skin Microbes, Study Finds
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:16PM Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures
Thursday August 03, 2017 @05:07PM Monsanto Leaks Suggest It Tried To Kill Cancer Research On Roundup Weed Killer
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:07PM First Human Embryos Edited In US
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:41AM E-Cigarettes Linked To Helping People Quit Smoking, Says Study
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:15PM Stem Cell Brain Implants Could 'Slow Aging and Extend Life,' Study Shows
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:53PM US Is Slipping Toward Measles Being Endemic Once Again, Says Study
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:46PM Degenerative Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains, Says Study
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:35PM Sperm Counts Among Western Men Have Halved In Last 40 Years, Says Study
Monday July 24, 2017 @05:17PM Global Network of Labs Will Test Security of Medical Devices
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:01PM IBM's AI Can Predict Schizophrenia With 74 Percent Accuracy By Looking at the Brain's Blood Flow
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @05:37PM World's First Double Hand Transplant Involving a Child Declared a Success
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:01PM The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:22PM Long Working Days Can Cause Heart Problems, Study Says
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:36PM Artificial Sweeteners Associated With Weight Gain, Heart Problems In Analysis of Data From 37 Studies
Thursday July 13, 2017 @03:56PM Vaccines May Soon Be Mandatory For Children In France
Thursday July 13, 2017 @09:42AM 'Living Drug' That Fights Cancer By Harnessing The Immune System Clears Key Hurdle
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @05:13PM Coffee Cuts Risk of Dying From Stroke and Heart Disease, Study Suggests
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:06PM Personalized Cancer Vaccines Safely Fight, Kill Tumors In Early Human Trials
Monday July 03, 2017 @05:42PM Men Are Affected By the Biological Clock As Well, Researchers Find
Saturday July 01, 2017 @01:03AM Tylenol May Kill Kindness
Thursday June 29, 2017 @04:10PM New Study Finds How Much Sleep Fitbit Users Really Get
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @09:44PM Research Finds 1 In 3 American Cats and Dogs Are Overweight
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @03:12PM Researchers Create New Probiotic Beer That Boosts Immunity
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:20PM Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:10PM 'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:42PM Study Finds Yoga Works As Well As Physical Therapy For Back Pain
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:47PM Research Suggests Effects of Shift Work or Jet Lag On Our Body Clocks Can Be Reduced By Simply Changing Meal Times
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:02PM Watchdog Report Finds Alarming 20 Percent of Baby Food Tested Contains Lead
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:17PM The Quirky Habits of Certified Science Geniuses
Sunday June 11, 2017 @04:31PM US Government Task Force Urges Cash Incentives For Ditching Insecure Medical Devices
Saturday June 10, 2017 @11:08AM Cancer Drug Proves To Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:29PM Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Wrong 70 Percent of the Time, Says Study
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:43AM Moderate Drinking Can Damage the Brain, Claim Researchers
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @09:05AM Price-gouging Maker of EpiPen Literally Said That Critics Can Go Fuck Themselves
Monday June 05, 2017 @05:59PM Dozens of Recent Clinical Trials May Contain Wrong or Falsified Data, Claims Study
Monday June 05, 2017 @10:16AM Silicon Valley Is Too Focused On Taking the Easy Path in Health Care
Friday June 02, 2017 @09:36AM Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Charging Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:26PM IBM Says Watson Health's AI Is Getting Really Good at Diagnosing Cancer
Saturday May 27, 2017 @11:30PM Researchers Found Perfect Contraceptives In Traditional Chinese Medicine
Friday May 26, 2017 @03:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:07PM Instagram Ranked Worst For Young People's Mental Health
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:58PM Study Finds Magic Mushrooms Are the Safest Recreational Drug
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:27PM When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who's To Blame?
Monday May 22, 2017 @05:24PM Sperm Stored In Space Produces Healthy Baby Mice On Earth
Monday May 22, 2017 @03:49PM Remote Pacific Island Is the Most Plastic-Contaminated Spot Yet Surveyed
Monday May 22, 2017 @03:09PM Baking Soda Shortage Has Hospitals Frantic, Delaying Treatments and Surgeries
Saturday May 20, 2017 @08:00PM New Battery Technology Draws Energy Directly From The Human Body
Friday May 19, 2017 @12:35PM 'Without Action on Antibiotics, Medicine Will Return To the Dark Ages'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @05:32PM Researchers Create a T-Shirt That Monitors the Wearer's Breathing Rate In Real Time
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:47PM The Older the Doctor, the Higher the Patient Mortality Rate, Study Finds
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:27PM 38,000 People a Year Die Early Because of Diesel Emissions Testing Failures
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:59AM Cyberattack Hits England's National Health Service With Ransom Demands
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:43PM Apple Watch Can Detect An Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97 Percent Accuracy, UCSF Study Says
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:51PM A Baffling Brain Defect Is Linked to Gut Bacteria, Scientists Say
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @02:23PM Microsoft's Emma Watch Is a Game-Changer For People With Parkinson's
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:21PM Chinese Startup Infervision Emerges From Stealth With An AI Tool For Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:38PM US Life Expectancy Can Vary By 20 Years Depending On Where You Live
Friday May 05, 2017 @03:45PM Aspirin May Prevent Cancer From Spreading, New Research Shows
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:04PM Dormant Diseases Frozen In the Ice Are Waking Up
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @03:48PM 'Exercise-In-A-Pill' Boosts Athletic Endurance By 70 Percent, Study Finds
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @07:01PM CRISPR Eliminates HIV In Live Animals
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:27PM Surgeon Plans To 'Reawaken' Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else's Skull
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:37AM We're Getting Closer To Mass Production of Bones, Organs, and Implants
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:42PM DNA-Based Test Can Spot Cancer Recurrence a Year Before Conventional Scans
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @05:31PM Will the High-Tech Cities of the Future Be Utterly Lonely?
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @03:19PM Popular Belief That Saturated Fat Clogs Up Arteries Is a Myth, Experts Say
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:54AM Mylan's Epic EpiPen Price Hike Wasn't About Greed -- It's Worse, Lawsuit Claims
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @03:35PM An Artificial Womb Successfully Grew Baby Sheep -- and Humans Could Be Next
Monday April 24, 2017 @11:04AM World's First Vaccine Against Malaria To Arrive Next Year, Says WHO
Friday April 21, 2017 @09:26PM Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA?
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:22PM Cycling To Work Can Cut Cancer and Heart Disease
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:24PM Theranos Used Shell Company To Secretly Buy Outside Lab Equipment, Says Report
Friday April 21, 2017 @09:16AM Diet Sodas May Be Tied To Stroke, Dementia Risk
Thursday April 20, 2017 @04:23PM Neuroscientists Offer a Reality Check On Facebook's 'Typing By Brain' Project
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @07:55PM South Indian Frog Oozes Molecule That Inexplicably Decimates Flu Viruses
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @03:51PM First Evidence For Higher State of Consciousness Found
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:17PM Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty, Study Says
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:30PM AI Can Predict Heart Attacks More Accurately Than Doctors
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:10AM The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV'
Saturday April 15, 2017 @06:47PM 88% Of Medical 'Second Opinions' Give A Different Diagnosis - And So Do Some AI
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:58PM Scientists Win $2.6 Million For Star Trek Tricorder Device
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:45PM Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time
Friday April 14, 2017 @03:26PM FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
Monday April 10, 2017 @08:54AM Sleep Is the New Status Symbol
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:04AM The Cost of Drugs For Rare Diseases Is Threatening the US Health Care System
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @05:59PM Scientists Invent Smartphone Screen Material That Can Repair Its Own Scratches
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @07:13PM Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers
Sunday March 26, 2017 @11:19PM Researchers Discover A Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood
Sunday March 26, 2017 @12:14AM Theranos To Investors: Please Don't Sue! Here, Have Some More Shares
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:06AM Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart -- Most of the Time
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:53PM Molecule Kills Elderly Cells, Reduces Signs of Aging In Mice
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @09:20PM Researchers Develop App That Accurately Determines Sperm Quality
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:56PM Satellite Navigation 'Switches Off' Parts of Brain Used For Navigation, Study Finds
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:11PM Spider Venom Might Protect Us From Deadly Strokes
Monday March 20, 2017 @06:22PM Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:36PM Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Blind 3 Women
Thursday March 16, 2017 @12:24AM Psychopathic CEOs Are Rife In Silicon Valley, Experts Say
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @03:51PM Brain Aging Gene Discovered
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:55PM Parenthood Can Help You Live Longer In Older Age, Research Suggests
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Monday March 13, 2017 @11:01PM Work-Life Balance: Cryptographer Fired By BAE Systems For Taking Care of Dying Wife
Monday March 06, 2017 @01:04AM Researchers Suggest Using Blockchain For Electronic Health Records
Friday March 03, 2017 @03:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:19PM Scientists Have Found a Way To Rapidly Thaw Cryopreserved Tissue Without Damage
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:52PM New Scientific Test Finds Up To 75 Liters of Urine In Public Pools
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @03:47PM DNA Test Shows Subway's 'Chicken' Only Contains 50 Percent Chicken
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:34PM WHO Issues a List of 12 Most Worrying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:24PM First Signs of Obesity In Some Arctic Groups Have Been Linked To Instant Noodles
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:07PM Fasting Diet 'Regenerates Diabetic Pancreas'
Thursday February 23, 2017 @08:42PM Life Expectancy Set To Hit 90 In South Korea, Study Predicts
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:10PM Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Implant To Type Eight Words Per Minute
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:00PM Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:00AM SpaceX's Next Launch Carries Colonies Of A Drug-Resistant Superbug
Friday February 17, 2017 @10:27PM Genetically-Modified 'Surrogate Hens' Could Lay Eggs of Rare Chicken Breeds, Scientists Say
Thursday February 16, 2017 @09:23PM B Vitamins Reduce Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:42PM Autism Starts Months Before Symptoms Appear, Study Shows
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:36PM Ethicists Advise Caution In Applying CRISPR Gene Editing To Humans
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @12:37AM New Study In Mice Shows That Increasing Serotonin Affects Motivation, But Only In Certain Circumstances
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:19PM Amputees Control Virtual Prosthetic Arm Using Nerve Signals