Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / Time Story
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:59PM California State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Mandate Reporting of 'Superbug' Infections, Deaths
Friday December 02, 2016 @06:08PM Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City Will Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:44AM FDA Approves Large Clinical Trial For Ecstasy As Relief For PTSD Patients
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @07:25PM Religious Experiences Have Similar Effect On Brain As Taking Drugs, Study Finds
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:10PM Google Successfully Uses Machine Learning To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @01:20AM Spinal Fluid Changes In Space May Impair Astronauts' Vision, Study Finds
Monday November 28, 2016 @08:34PM Microbiome Changes Drive the Dieting Yo-Yo Effect, Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @07:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Friday November 18, 2016 @07:20PM Scientists Discover Antibody That Neutralizes 98% of HIV Strains
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:00PM The US Government is Finally Telling People that Homeopathy is a Sham
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:29PM WHO: Zika No Longer a World Health Emergency
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @06:38PM Chinese Scientists Become First To Use CRISPR Gene-Editing On Humans
Monday November 14, 2016 @06:37PM Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:37PM A USB Stick Can Show HIV Test Results In Under 30 Minutes
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:31PM Drinking a Can of Sugary Soda Every Day Can Boost a Person's Risk For Prediabetes, Study Finds
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:39PM Increased Smartphone Screen-Time Is Associated With Lower Sleep Quality, Says Study
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:28PM Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Monkeys To Walk
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:24PM Health Anxiety May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Research Finds
Thursday November 03, 2016 @06:39PM Every Year of Smoking Causes About 150 New DNA Mutations That Can Make Cancer More Likely, Says Study
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @03:02PM Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
Friday October 28, 2016 @06:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @06:02PM New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading In New York In 1970, Clears the Name of 'Patient Zero'
Monday October 24, 2016 @02:45PM Harvard Researchers Print World's First Heart-On-A-Chip
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:10PM Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
Saturday October 15, 2016 @06:42AM Maths Becomes Biology's Magic Number
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:34PM Doctors Perform Better Than Internet Or App-Based Symptoms Checkers, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:22AM 'Space Brain': Mars Explorers May Risk Neural Damage, Study Finds
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:21PM Theranos To Shut Down Its Blood-Testing Facilities, Shrink Workforce By 40%
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:54PM New Study Suggests There's a Limit To How Long People Can Live
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @04:23PM Johnson & Johnson Discloses That Its Insulin Pump Is Hackable
Monday October 03, 2016 @11:42PM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Friday September 30, 2016 @06:26PM Print-On-Demand Bone Could Quickly Mend Major Injuries
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Spend 24 Hours Offline Every Week?
Thursday September 29, 2016 @06:14PM The Americas Are Now Officially 'Measles-Free'
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:16PM 92% of the World's Population Exposed To Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution: WHO
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @06:07PM Aetna To Provide Apple Watch To 50,000 Employees, Subsidize Cost For Customers
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:47PM Roller Coasters Could Help People Pass Kidney Stones, Says Study
Friday September 23, 2016 @04:24PM UPS Is Starting To Test Drone Deliveries In the US
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @05:27PM Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @02:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @06:16PM Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts, Says Study
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @12:05AM Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative To The $600 EpiPen
Monday September 19, 2016 @06:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Friday September 16, 2016 @06:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @06:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:20PM World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:52PM Sugar Industry Bought Off Scientists, Skewed Dietary Guidelines For Decades
Friday September 09, 2016 @03:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Friday September 09, 2016 @01:41AM AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @03:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:41PM The Big Short: Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:17PM Marijuana Provides More Pain Relief For Men Than Woman, Says Study
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @10:31PM Startup Aims To Commercialize a Brain Implant To Improve Memory
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @04:26PM DEA Ends Its Monopoly On Growing Marijuana For Medical Research
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @03:54PM Online Drug Sales Triple After Silk Road Closure, Says Report
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @09:44PM Soylent Coffee: Nootropics, Fat, Carbs, Protein -- But Will It Give You The Toots?
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @03:30PM University Collects Medical Samples Via Drones In Madagascar
Friday August 05, 2016 @06:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Friday August 05, 2016 @03:58PM Man Says Tesla Autopilot Saved His Life By Driving Him To the Hospital
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:25PM Brains of Overweight People Look Ten Years Older Than Those of Lean Peers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @04:15PM Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @07:04PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:28PM Olympic Swimmers 'Certain' To Pick Up Virus From Three Teaspoons of Rio Water
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:12PM Google's Alphabet and GSK Forge $715 Million Bioelectronic Firm To Fight Diseases Without Meds
Monday August 01, 2016 @02:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:22PM World's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Chernobyl Nuclear Wasteland
Thursday July 28, 2016 @06:25PM Study: Astronauts Who Reach Deep Space 'Far More Likely To Die From Heart Disease'
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @07:36PM E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors, Says Study
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @04:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @07:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @03:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @06:48PM Technology Is Making Doctors Feel Like Glorified Data Entry Clerks
Friday July 15, 2016 @12:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:34PM Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study
Monday July 11, 2016 @11:58PM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Friday July 08, 2016 @03:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @05:58PM Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @03:31PM Apple To Encourage Organ Donation With Health App
Thursday June 30, 2016 @07:35PM 'Healing' Detected In Antarctic Ozone Hole, Says Study
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:04PM RIP Xbox Fitness: Users Will Soon Lose Access To Workout Videos They Bought
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:18PM Researchers Find Game-Changing Helium Reserve In Tanzania
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:38PM New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor
Friday June 24, 2016 @12:39AM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @03:05PM Crispr Wins Key Approval to Fight Cancer in Human Trials
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Friday June 17, 2016 @02:43PM LG Sells Mosquito-Repelling TV In India
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @11:48PM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Saturday June 11, 2016 @06:26AM DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:39PM Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Thursday June 09, 2016 @11:08PM Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:50PM Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research
Friday June 03, 2016 @03:28PM Wheelchair-Bound Stroke Victim Walks Again After 'Unprecedented' Stem Cell Trial At Stanford
Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:18PM Samsung Unveils Gear Fit 2 Activity Tracker and IconX Wireless Earbuds
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @06:54PM US Death Rate Rises, Health Officials Aren't Sure Why
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:56AM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:26PM Panasonic To Stop Making LCD Panels For TVs
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:34PM ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo'
Friday May 27, 2016 @08:27PM FDA Approves First Implant Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:51PM US Bans Electronic Cigarettes From Checked Baggage Over Fire Risks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Thursday May 19, 2016 @09:17AM Theranos Withdraws Two Years of Blood Test Results
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @10:47PM PornHub's 'Bangfit' Program Uses Sexy Exercise To Build Muscle
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:47PM Pfizer Blocks The Use Of Its Drugs In Executions
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:16PM Scientists Find A 'Weak Spot' In HIV That May Pave The Way To A Vaccine
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:50PM Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe, Report Says
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:00PM Hyundai's New 'Wearable Robot' Gives You Super-Strength
Friday May 13, 2016 @03:34PM Ontario Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children Could Be Forced to Take Science Class
Friday May 13, 2016 @12:42AM National Microbiome Initiative To Harness Microbes For Health, Environment
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:07PM Breathalyzer That Detects Lung Cancer Early From a Single Breath Wins $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:04PM Scientists Find Gut Microbe That Survives Without Mitochondria
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @05:12PM Harvard Scientist: Rio Olympics Could Spark 'Full Blown Global Health Disaster'
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @07:08PM Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes
Monday May 09, 2016 @05:06PM Scientists Develop 'Second Skin' To Smooth Wrinkles
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:42PM Facebook Exec's New Startup 'Open Water' Targets Wearable Brain Imaging
Friday May 06, 2016 @05:59PM Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study
Thursday May 05, 2016 @03:10PM FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @07:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @04:36PM In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @03:27PM Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself Without A Real Doctor Pulling The Strings
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @06:14PM Medical Errors Are Number 3 Cause of US Deaths, Researchers Say
Monday May 02, 2016 @04:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Friday April 29, 2016 @04:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:57PM Obesity 'Explosion' In Young Rural Chinese A Result Of Socioeconomic Changes, Study Warns
Thursday April 28, 2016 @03:16PM All Belgians To Be Given Iodine Pills In Case Of Nuclear Accident
Saturday April 23, 2016 @08:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Friday April 22, 2016 @06:06PM US Suicide Rate Surges To Highest Level In Almost Three Decades, Says Report
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @05:31PM Prescription Meds Get Trapped In Disturbing Pee-To-Food-To-Pee Loop
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @09:50PM Utah Governor: 'Porn Is a Public Health Crisis'
Thursday April 14, 2016 @04:24PM Report: Feds To Ban Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For 2 Years
Thursday April 14, 2016 @02:44PM Dyson Airblades 'Spread Germs 1,300 Times More Than Paper Towels'
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:17PM Zika Virus Officially Causes Rare Microcephaly Birth Defects, CDC Says
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @04:15PM 'Neural Bypass' Links Brain To Hand To Get Around Paralysis
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @10:37AM Sean Parker Announces $250 Million Grant To Fight Cancer
Monday April 11, 2016 @05:25PM Over 80 Percent of China's Well Water Is Polluted
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @05:05PM Samsung Receives Patent For Smart Contact Lenses
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @03:27PM White House Redirects $589M In Funds To Fight Zika Virus
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:46PM Researchers Keep Pig Heart Beating In Baboon Belly For 2 Years
Monday April 04, 2016 @05:59PM Risks To Human Health Will Accelerate As Climate Changes, White House Warns
Sunday April 03, 2016 @09:16PM Some Bees Are Addicted to Caffeine
Saturday April 02, 2016 @12:34PM UK Pharma Giant GSK Won't Patent Its Drugs in Poorer Countries
Saturday April 02, 2016 @09:49AM Refrigerator-Sized Machine Can Print Pills on Demand
Friday April 01, 2016 @11:29AM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Sunday March 27, 2016 @10:12AM Fruit Drinks Aren't Much Better For You Than Soda: Study
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Sunday March 20, 2016 @06:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Friday March 11, 2016 @07:47PM FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use
Monday March 07, 2016 @02:58PM Fighting Food Poisoning In Las Vegas With Machine Learning
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Thursday March 03, 2016 @03:56PM Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate
Thursday March 03, 2016 @03:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:12PM Big Health Benefits To Small Weight Loss
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:46PM More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:09AM Patient Monitors Altered, Drug Dispensary Popped In Colossal Hospital Hack Test
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:04PM Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze
Monday February 22, 2016 @07:38PM Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer
Monday February 15, 2016 @06:11PM Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack
Thursday February 04, 2016 @05:42PM Researchers Uncover the Genetic Roots Behind Rare Vibration Allergy
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:10AM To Respond To a Disease Outbreak, Bring In the Portable Genome Sequencers
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @07:12PM Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @08:54AM A Crowdfunding Site To Help Pay Patients' Medical Bills
Monday January 25, 2016 @01:08AM Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression and Dementia, Scientists Warn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:54PM Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC To Expand Travel Advisory
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @10:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Monday January 11, 2016 @08:07AM UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units
Saturday January 09, 2016 @02:52PM New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:25AM Dog With 3D-Printed Legs Gets an Upgrade
Saturday December 26, 2015 @11:48AM Star Wars Fans and Video Game Geeks 'More Likely To Be Narcissists,' Study Finds
Friday December 25, 2015 @05:34PM Tour the Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum (Video)
Thursday December 10, 2015 @04:09PM Disease-Resistant Pigs Latest Win For Gene Editing Technology
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:00AM 1 in 3 Patients Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:56AM Scientists Working To Extend Lifespan of Pets
Friday December 04, 2015 @09:06PM Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Sunday November 15, 2015 @04:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 14, 2015 @01:22PM Neurons Can Be Changed From One Type To Another, Communication Paths Rewired
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:06PM UK May Blacklist Homeopathy
Saturday November 07, 2015 @01:35AM Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby