Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / Time Story
Friday March 24, 2017 @11:06AM Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart -- Most of the Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @10:11AM 'Tooth Repair Drug' May Replace Fillings
Friday January 06, 2017 @02:01PM Fewer People Are Dying of Cancer Than Ever Before
Friday January 06, 2017 @01:33PM Brain Region That Recognizes Faces Keeps Growing in Adulthood
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:20PM France Begins Opt-Out Organ Donation
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:49PM Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection, Could Be Readily Available By 2018
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:00PM The US Government is Finally Telling People that Homeopathy is a Sham
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @04:02PM Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
Saturday October 15, 2016 @07:42AM Maths Becomes Biology's Magic Number
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:05PM Crispr Wins Key Approval to Fight Cancer in Human Trials
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @12:56PM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:17AM Theranos Withdraws Two Years of Blood Test Results
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:34PM Ontario Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children Could Be Forced to Take Science Class
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:07PM Breathalyzer That Detects Lung Cancer Early From a Single Breath Wins $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Friday April 29, 2016 @05:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Saturday April 23, 2016 @09:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:37AM Sean Parker Announces $250 Million Grant To Fight Cancer
Sunday April 03, 2016 @10:16PM Some Bees Are Addicted to Caffeine
Saturday April 02, 2016 @01:34PM UK Pharma Giant GSK Won't Patent Its Drugs in Poorer Countries
Saturday April 02, 2016 @10:49AM Refrigerator-Sized Machine Can Print Pills on Demand
Friday April 01, 2016 @12:29PM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Sunday March 27, 2016 @11:12AM Fruit Drinks Aren't Much Better For You Than Soda: Study
Saturday March 26, 2016 @11:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Sunday March 20, 2016 @07:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:47PM FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:58PM Fighting Food Poisoning In Las Vegas With Machine Learning
Monday March 07, 2016 @02:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:56PM Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:12PM Big Health Benefits To Small Weight Loss
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:46PM More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Thursday February 25, 2016 @11:09AM Patient Monitors Altered, Drug Dispensary Popped In Colossal Hospital Hack Test
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:04PM Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:38PM Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:11PM Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Uncover the Genetic Roots Behind Rare Vibration Allergy
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:10PM To Respond To a Disease Outbreak, Bring In the Portable Genome Sequencers
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:12PM Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:54AM A Crowdfunding Site To Help Pay Patients' Medical Bills
Monday January 25, 2016 @02:08AM Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression and Dementia, Scientists Warn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:54PM Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC To Expand Travel Advisory
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:07AM UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:52PM New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:25AM Dog With 3D-Printed Legs Gets an Upgrade
Saturday December 26, 2015 @12:48PM Star Wars Fans and Video Game Geeks 'More Likely To Be Narcissists,' Study Finds
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:34PM Tour the Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum (Video)
Thursday December 10, 2015 @05:09PM Disease-Resistant Pigs Latest Win For Gene Editing Technology
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:00AM 1 in 3 Patients Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:56AM Scientists Working To Extend Lifespan of Pets
Friday December 04, 2015 @10:06PM Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 14, 2015 @02:22PM Neurons Can Be Changed From One Type To Another, Communication Paths Rewired
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:06PM UK May Blacklist Homeopathy
Saturday November 07, 2015 @02:35AM Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Thursday October 29, 2015 @05:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:41AM 3D Printing Soft Body Parts: a Hard Problem That Just Got Easier
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @10:18AM Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations For Medical Devices?
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Sunday October 18, 2015 @06:28PM Disruptive Bloodwork Startup May Offer Mostly Vaporware
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:54PM Maybe You Don't Need 8 Hours of Sleep After All
Monday October 05, 2015 @07:43AM 3 Scientists Share Nobel For Parastic Disease Breakthroughs
Sunday October 04, 2015 @05:05AM Legionnaires' Bacteria Reemerges In Previously Disinfected Cooling Towers
Saturday October 03, 2015 @06:27PM The Decline of 'Big Soda': Is Drinking Soda the New Smoking?
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:41PM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
Saturday September 26, 2015 @02:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:53PM An AI Hunts the Wild Animals Carrying Ebola
Friday September 18, 2015 @08:01PM The Ethical Issues Surrounding OSU's Lab-Grown Brains
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:37AM Lack of Sleep Puts You At Higher Risk For Colds, First Experimental Study Finds
Sunday August 30, 2015 @04:45PM Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:42AM UNC Scientists Open Source Their Genomic Research
Saturday August 22, 2015 @01:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:28PM MIT Researchers Discover "Metabolic Master Switch" To Control Obesity
Saturday August 01, 2015 @07:42PM Death Toll at 4 In NYC Legionnaire's Outbreak
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:21PM One In Four Indiana Residents' E-Record Data Exposed in Hack
Thursday July 30, 2015 @04:34PM NY Judge Rules Research Chimps Are Not 'Legal Persons'
Thursday July 30, 2015 @02:42PM The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin
Thursday July 30, 2015 @12:29PM James Jude, MD Co-inventor of CPR, Dies At 87
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @12:29PM Interviews: Dr. Temple Grandin Answers Your Questions
Sunday July 26, 2015 @12:39AM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Thursday July 16, 2015 @10:50AM What Happens When Your Own Limb Is Almost Good Enough?
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @08:20AM Scientists Show Human Aging Rates Vary Widely
Thursday July 02, 2015 @09:43AM The Epidemic May be Over, But Liberia Has New Ebola Cases
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:46AM Pass the Doritos, Scientists Develop Computer Game Targeted At Healthy Choices
Sunday June 28, 2015 @09:52AM Despite Regulatory Nod, Cheap Ebola Test Still Undeployed
Sunday June 21, 2015 @07:12PM Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight?
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:41PM Triggering a Mouse's Happy Memories With Lasers Gives It the Will To Struggle On
Monday June 15, 2015 @07:06AM UW Researchers Prototype Sonar-Based Contactless Sleep Monitoring
Thursday June 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Criticizes Role of Women In Labs
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @08:18AM Bats' White-Nose Syndrome May Be Cured
Sunday May 10, 2015 @11:19AM Researchers Discover Breakthrough Drug Delivery Method By Changing Shape of Pill
Saturday May 09, 2015 @06:09PM WHO Declares Liberian Ebola Outbreak Over
Sunday May 03, 2015 @03:21AM Hacking the US Prescription System
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:29AM New Sampling Device Promises To Make Blood Tests Needle-Free
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:30PM Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe
Friday April 17, 2015 @08:47PM Columbia University Doctors Ask For Dr. Mehmet Oz's Dismissal
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:30PM Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:53PM Being Overweight Reduces Dementia Risk
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:43PM Is the Apple Watch a Useful Medical Device? (Video)
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @11:09AM Hacking Weight Loss: What I Learned Losing 30 Pounds
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:12PM Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone
Saturday March 21, 2015 @03:47PM New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function For Mice
Saturday March 21, 2015 @01:34AM Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @01:29PM Personal Healthcare Info of Over 11M Premera Customers Compromised
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:47PM Homeopathy Turns Out To Be Useless For Treating Medical Conditions
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:34PM Make Those Brown Eyes Blue
Saturday February 21, 2015 @07:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:59PM Rapid Test For Ebola Now Available
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:52AM Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital
Friday February 13, 2015 @10:50PM Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought
Thursday February 12, 2015 @05:40PM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @03:33AM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Friday February 06, 2015 @10:11PM How a Hardware Designer Was Saved By His Own Creation
Thursday February 05, 2015 @02:11PM Smartphone Attachment Can Test For HIV In 15 Minutes
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:54PM Telomere-Lengthening Procedure Turns Clock Back Years In Human Cells
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:12AM FDA Approves Implantable Vagus Nerve Disruptor For Weight Loss
Sunday January 18, 2015 @02:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:33AM How a 3D Printer Let a Dog Run For the First Time
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:36PM After 40 Years As a Double Amputee, Man Gains Two Bionic Arms
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:43PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Friday December 12, 2014 @10:15PM Doctors Replace Patient's Thoracic Vertebrae With 3D-Printed Replica
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:03PM WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet
Friday November 28, 2014 @06:53PM Single Pixel Camera Takes Images Through Breast Tissue
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:28AM "Advanced Life Support" Ambulances May Lead To More Deaths
Saturday November 15, 2014 @11:20PM How To Anesthetize an Octopus
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:28PM Machine Learning Used To Predict Military Suicides
Thursday November 06, 2014 @04:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:20PM How Google Can Get the Flu Right
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Thursday October 23, 2014 @04:34PM Leaked Documents Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Ebola Vaccine Issues
Sunday October 19, 2014 @09:42PM 3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids
Sunday October 19, 2014 @05:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Sunday October 19, 2014 @12:41AM Canada Will Ship 800 Doses of Experimental Ebola Drug to WHO
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Sunday October 12, 2014 @05:28PM Feces-Filled Capsules Treat Bacterial Infection
Sunday October 12, 2014 @10:08AM Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
Saturday October 11, 2014 @05:06PM Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical
Saturday October 04, 2014 @12:24AM First Birth From Human Womb Transplant
Thursday October 02, 2014 @09:53AM After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts
Sunday September 21, 2014 @07:08PM New MRI Studies Show SSRIs Bring Rapid Changes to Brain Function
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:28AM Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @12:23PM In France, a Second Patient Receives Permanent Artificial Heart
Monday September 08, 2014 @01:32AM Denver Latest City Hit By Viral Respiratory Infection That Targets Kids
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:13PM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:55PM Survivors' Blood Holds Promise, But Draws Critics, As Ebola Treatment
Friday September 05, 2014 @08:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:29PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Thursday August 28, 2014 @04:00PM No, a Stolen iPod Didn't Brick Ben Eberle's Prosthetic Hand
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @08:40AM $75K Prosthetic Arm Is Bricked When Paired iPod Is Stolen
Sunday August 24, 2014 @09:53AM Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:11PM Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data
Thursday August 14, 2014 @11:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Sunday August 10, 2014 @03:38AM Online Tool Flagged Ebola Outbreak Before Formal WHO Announcement
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:49PM Enthusiast Opts For $2200 Laser Eye Surgery To Enhance Oculus Rift Experience
Saturday August 09, 2014 @04:57PM Experimental Drug Compound Found To Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's In Mice
Saturday August 09, 2014 @11:34AM E-Visits To the Doctor To Top 75 Million In the US, Canada This Year
Thursday August 07, 2014 @04:30PM Why Bhutan Might Get Drone Delivery Copters Before Seattle Does
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:21PM Ask Slashdot: Bulletproof Video Conferencing For Alzheimers Home?
Friday August 01, 2014 @06:48PM DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader'
Sunday July 27, 2014 @08:46PM Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut
Sunday July 27, 2014 @11:33AM Amputee Is German Long Jump Champion
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:54PM Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants
Monday July 14, 2014 @05:55PM Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC
Saturday July 12, 2014 @07:51PM CDC Closes Anthrax, Flu Labs After Potentially Deadly Mix-Ups Come to Light
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:36AM Blue Shield Leaks 18,000 Doctors' Social Security Numbers
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:26PM Company Uses 3D Printing and Design To Change the Way We Look At Prosthetics
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @12:15PM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Friday June 20, 2014 @07:32AM First Movie of an Entire Brain's Neuronal Activity
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Sunday June 15, 2014 @11:06AM California Whooping Cough Cases "an Epidemic"
Sunday June 15, 2014 @04:25AM British Army Turns To Oculus Rift To Take the Sting Out of Battlefield Trauma
Saturday June 14, 2014 @08:49AM EU's Top Court May Define Obesity As a Disability
Friday June 13, 2014 @09:22PM Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:07PM 3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans'
Saturday June 07, 2014 @07:09AM Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:09PM Lose Sleep, Fail To Form Memory
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:12AM Study: Stop Being So Cynical, You Could Give Yourself Dementia
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @11:49AM Wikipedia Medical Articles Found To Have High Error Rate
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @10:19AM Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure
Sunday May 25, 2014 @08:36PM Mental Illness Reduces Lifespan As Much as Smoking
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:49AM Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:18AM DIY Lab Tests Getting More Capable