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Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

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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
Monday December 22, 2014 @05:24PM Meet the Doctor Trying To Use the Blood of Ebola Survivors To Create a Cure
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
Monday June 23, 2014 @02:59PM Otherlab Working on a 'Fundamental Jump' in Technology for Exoskeletons (Video)
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
Friday May 09, 2014 @10:42PM Physician Operates On Server, Costs His Hospital $4.8 Million
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @11:05AM Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
Saturday May 03, 2014 @05:43PM Researchers Develop DNA GPS Tool To Accurately Trace Geographical Ancestry
Monday April 21, 2014 @11:11AM $42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:52AM Closing Surgical Incisions With a Paintbrush and Nanoparticles
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:29PM Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On Healthcare.gov
Sunday April 06, 2014 @09:33AM To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:48PM Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:16AM Homeopathic Remedies Recalled For Containing Real Medicine
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @09:14AM Jimmy Wales To 'Holistic Healers': Prove Your Claims the Old-Fashioned Way
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:24AM St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:30AM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Thursday March 13, 2014 @05:49PM Google Flu Trends Gets It Wrong Three Years Running
Thursday March 13, 2014 @09:22AM White House: Get ACA Insurance Coverage, Launch Start-Ups
Sunday March 09, 2014 @07:12PM Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year
Sunday March 09, 2014 @06:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Friday March 07, 2014 @11:05PM Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @09:30PM Low-Protein Diet May Extend Lifespan
Friday February 28, 2014 @11:20PM Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes
Friday February 28, 2014 @08:57AM Blood Test of 4 Biomarkers Predicts Death Within 5 Years
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Sunday February 23, 2014 @02:00AM Delayed Fatherhood May Be Linked To Certain Congenital and Mental Disorders
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @10:21AM YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims
Sunday February 09, 2014 @06:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Saturday February 08, 2014 @11:11PM Leonard Nimoy: Smoking Is Illogical
Friday February 07, 2014 @11:01PM UK Police Will Have Backdoor Access To Health Records
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @04:16PM Former Red Hat COO Helps Health Care Providers Work Together (Video)
Sunday January 19, 2014 @10:48AM Nobel Prize Winning Economist: Legalize Sale of Human Organs
Monday December 30, 2013 @02:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Sunday December 22, 2013 @04:32AM Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer?
Saturday December 21, 2013 @01:24PM French Team Implants First Long-Term Artificial Heart
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:35PM Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions
Monday December 16, 2013 @02:49AM The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder
Thursday December 12, 2013 @02:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Friday December 06, 2013 @10:40PM Diet Drugs Work: Why Won't Doctors Prescribe Them?
Friday December 06, 2013 @08:51PM After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information
Saturday November 30, 2013 @08:23PM Officials Say HealthCare.gov Site Now Performing Well
Saturday November 30, 2013 @02:28PM Google Supercomputers Tackle Giant Drug-Interaction Data Crunch
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @11:11AM Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @10:49AM BBC: Amazon Workers Face "Increased Risk of Mental Illness"
Sunday November 24, 2013 @11:30AM The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath
Sunday November 24, 2013 @09:42AM Detecting Chemicals Through Bone
Thursday November 21, 2013 @02:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Sunday November 17, 2013 @10:27AM 12-Lead Clinical ECG Design Open Sourced; Supports Tablets, Too
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:39AM How 3 Young Coders Built a Better Portal To HealthCare.gov
Thursday November 07, 2013 @11:04AM Healthcare.gov Official Resigns, Website Still a Disaster
Sunday November 03, 2013 @11:37AM Why Organic Chemistry Is So Difficult For Pre-Med Students
Saturday November 02, 2013 @04:15PM HealthCare.gov: What Went Wrong?
Thursday October 31, 2013 @12:12PM Artificial Blood Made In Romania
Sunday October 20, 2013 @05:00PM How To FIx Healthcare.gov: Go Open-Source!
Friday October 18, 2013 @11:25PM DNA Sequence Withheld From New Botulism Paper
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @10:49AM Buried In the Healthcare.gov Source: "No Expectation of Privacy"
Friday October 11, 2013 @07:44PM 3D Printing a 'Terminator' Arm ... Or a Whole Body
Thursday October 10, 2013 @03:06PM A Teletherapy Startup Removes Barriers To Mental Health Care
Thursday October 10, 2013 @09:02AM Cost of Healthcare.gov: $634 Million — So Far
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @09:18AM Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs Awarded Nobel Prize For Boson Discovery
Saturday September 21, 2013 @09:34AM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Monday September 09, 2013 @10:36AM New Research Could Slow Human Aging
Monday September 09, 2013 @08:06AM Research Shows E-Cigs Might Be As Good For Quitting As Nicotine Patches
Thursday August 29, 2013 @08:14AM Bionic Skin: the Killer App For Flexible Electronics
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @09:26AM Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @08:49AM China Plans To Stop Harvesting Organs From Executed Prisoners
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @12:00PM Ask Slashdot: Best Software For Med-School Note-Taking?
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:11PM Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:16AM Study Ties High Blood Sugar To Dementia
Friday August 09, 2013 @06:46PM Malaria Vaccine Nearing Reality
Thursday August 08, 2013 @12:22PM Bill Gates Promotes Vaccine Projects, Swipes At Google
Sunday July 28, 2013 @07:06PM Dentist Who Used Copyright To Silence Her Patients Drops Out of Sight
Saturday July 27, 2013 @01:09AM Would You Let a Robot Stick You With a Needle?
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:57AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:24AM NHS Fined After Computer Holding Patient Records Found On eBay
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:00AM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @08:12PM Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed Until After Congressional Elections
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:51PM Neuroscientist: First-Ever Human Head Transplant Is Now Possible
Saturday June 15, 2013 @01:15AM Brain-Computer Interface Makes Learning As Simple As Waving
Thursday June 13, 2013 @11:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:58AM Researchers Discover Another Layer To the Cornea
Sunday June 02, 2013 @12:35PM Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal
Saturday June 01, 2013 @06:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:56PM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Saturday May 25, 2013 @01:24PM Med Students Unaware of Their Bias Against Obese Patients
Sunday May 19, 2013 @08:05PM Medical Firm Sues IRS For 4th Amendment Violation In Records Seizure
Sunday May 05, 2013 @10:35PM Tylenol May Ease Pain of Existential Distress, Social Rejection
Thursday April 25, 2013 @10:25AM Old Educational Computer Resurrected As a Spreadsheet
Thursday April 25, 2013 @10:10AM Harvard To Close New England Primate Research Center
Thursday April 25, 2013 @08:28AM Device Keeps Liver Alive Outside Body For 24 Hours
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:08PM Viruses From Sewage Contaminate Deep Well Water
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @10:29AM Protesting Animal Testing, Intruders Vandalize Italian Lab
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @08:25AM Some Windows XP Users Can't Afford To Upgrade
Monday April 15, 2013 @02:54PM KEI Works to Make the World a Better Place in Many Ways (Video)
Saturday April 06, 2013 @01:46PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Unwanted But Official Security Probes?
Thursday March 07, 2013 @02:30PM Using Google To Help Predict Side Effects of Mixing Drugs
Saturday March 02, 2013 @08:49AM With 'Obamacare' Kicking In, Microsoft Sees a Health-Data Windfall
Thursday February 14, 2013 @11:14AM When Google Got Flu Wrong
Thursday January 24, 2013 @10:11AM Clay Shirky On Hackers and Depression: Where's the Love?
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @01:01PM Bomb Blasts Alter Brain Lipid Levels
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @04:27PM CES: Can a Gyroscope Ball Really Cure Wrist Pain? (Video)
Monday January 14, 2013 @10:38AM CES: X PRIZE Could Make Star Trek-Style Tricorder a Reality (Video)
Sunday December 30, 2012 @08:43PM China's Controversial Brain Surgery To Cure Drug Addiction
Saturday December 22, 2012 @05:30PM Specific Gut Bacteria May Account For Much Obesity
Tuesday December 18, 2012 @12:29PM TSA (Finally) Studying Health Effects of Body Scanners
Monday December 17, 2012 @03:16AM Austria's Mobile Drug Lab Could Test Street-Drug Effects, Too
Monday December 17, 2012 @12:09AM Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests
Saturday December 15, 2012 @12:42PM Spinal Fluid Chemical Levels Linked To Suicidal Behavior

Sigmund Freud is alleged to have said that in the last analysis the entire field of psychology may reduce to biological electrochemistry.

 



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