Slashdot Items Tagged "health"

Date / Time Story
Friday October 13, 2017 @06:08PM Magic Mushrooms 'Reboot' Brain In Depressed People, Study Suggests
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:54AM Recordings of the Sounds Heard In the Cuban US Embassy Attacks Released
Thursday October 12, 2017 @06:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Thursday October 05, 2017 @06:13PM Over Half of New Cancer Drugs 'Show No Benefits' For Survival Or Wellbeing
Thursday October 05, 2017 @05:37PM Three-Quarters of All Honey On Earth Has Pesticides In It
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:39PM Expert Says You're Deluding Yourself If You Think You're Productive On Six Hours of Sleep
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @09:38PM Skipping Breakfast May Be Linked To Poor Heart Health, Study Says
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @05:02PM Breast Cancer Deaths Drop Nearly 40 Percent In the US
Monday October 02, 2017 @04:49PM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For Insights Into Internal Biological Clock
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:26PM Chinese Researchers Correct Genetic Mutation In Embryos Using Base Editing
Thursday September 28, 2017 @06:49AM Chinese Researchers Correct Genetic Mutation In Embryos Using Base Editing
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:04PM New Antibody Attacks 99% of HIV Strains
Thursday September 21, 2017 @05:16PM Fathers Pass On Four Times As Many New Genetic Mutations As Mothers, Says Study
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @06:54PM How Flying Seriously Messes With Your Mind and Body
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @05:27PM Scientists Create World's First 'Molecular Robot' Capable of Building Molecules
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @05:21PM E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:42PM Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:41PM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:26PM Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
Thursday September 14, 2017 @08:49PM Researchers Find Antidepressants Increase Risk of Death
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:26PM Moving Every Half Hour Could Help Limit Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle, Says Study
Friday September 08, 2017 @05:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:53PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @07:00PM Happy Music Boosts Brain's Creativity, Study Says
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @10:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
Thursday August 31, 2017 @06:05PM Stanford Study Finds New Dads In US Are Older Than Ever
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:45PM Amazon Sold Eclipse Glasses That Cause 'Permanent Blindness,' Alleges Lawsuit
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @03:12PM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @01:07PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:11PM Google Invites Users To 'Check If You're Clinically Depressed'
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:26PM IBM To Trace Food Contamination With Blockchain
Friday August 18, 2017 @05:13PM Memories of Fear Could Be Permanently Erased, Study Shows
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:55PM New Immunotherapy Trial Cures Kids of Peanut Allergy For Up To Four Years
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:59PM The Health Benefits of Wind and Solar Exceed the Cost of All Subsidies
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @05:14PM Deadly Drug-Resistant Fungus Sparks Outbreaks In UK
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @06:41PM Energy Drinks May Trigger Future Substance Use, Says Study
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @04:10PM Scientists Finally Unlock the Recipe For Magic Mushrooms
Monday August 14, 2017 @06:33PM Popular Pesticides Keep Bumblebees From Laying Eggs
Friday August 11, 2017 @05:52PM Vitamin B3 Supplement Can Prevent Miscarriages and Birth Defects, Says Study
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:38PM Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:31PM Lovers Share Colonies of Skin Microbes, Study Finds
Thursday August 03, 2017 @06:07PM Monsanto Leaks Suggest It Tried To Kill Cancer Research On Roundup Weed Killer
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:08PM First Human Embryos Edited In US
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:41AM E-Cigarettes Linked To Helping People Quit Smoking, Says Study
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @04:15PM Stem Cell Brain Implants Could 'Slow Aging and Extend Life,' Study Shows
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @05:53PM US Is Slipping Toward Measles Being Endemic Once Again, Says Study
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:46PM Degenerative Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains, Says Study
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:35PM Sperm Counts Among Western Men Have Halved In Last 40 Years, Says Study
Monday July 24, 2017 @06:17PM Global Network of Labs Will Test Security of Medical Devices
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @06:37PM World's First Double Hand Transplant Involving a Child Declared a Success
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @06:01PM The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates
Monday July 17, 2017 @06:22PM Long Working Days Can Cause Heart Problems, Study Says
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:56PM Vaccines May Soon Be Mandatory For Children In France
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @06:13PM Coffee Cuts Risk of Dying From Stroke and Heart Disease, Study Suggests
Monday July 10, 2017 @01:44PM Nokia 'Regrets' Withings Health App Backlash
Thursday July 06, 2017 @07:06PM Personalized Cancer Vaccines Safely Fight, Kill Tumors In Early Human Trials
Monday July 03, 2017 @06:42PM Men Are Affected By the Biological Clock As Well, Researchers Find
Monday July 03, 2017 @11:34AM Google's DeepMind and UK Hospitals Made Illegal Deal For Health Data, Says Watchdog
Thursday June 29, 2017 @05:10PM New Study Finds How Much Sleep Fitbit Users Really Get
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @10:44PM Research Finds 1 In 3 American Cats and Dogs Are Overweight
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @04:12PM Researchers Create New Probiotic Beer That Boosts Immunity
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:02PM Heritage Valley Health System Target Of Cyber Attack
Friday June 23, 2017 @04:10PM 'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'
Friday June 23, 2017 @12:34PM Lone Star Tick spreading meat allergy
Friday June 23, 2017 @10:34AM Google Will Now Hide Personal Medical Records From Search Results
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @04:42PM Study Finds Yoga Works As Well As Physical Therapy For Back Pain
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:47PM 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 @06:02PM Watchdog Report Finds Alarming 20 Percent of Baby Food Tested Contains Lead
Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:17PM The Quirky Habits of Certified Science Geniuses
Monday June 12, 2017 @01:18PM E-cigarettes 'Potentially As Harmful As Tobacco Cigarettes'
Monday June 12, 2017 @12:19AM Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Suicide With Remarkable Accuracy
Friday June 09, 2017 @03:29PM Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Wrong 70 Percent of the Time, Says Study
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @01:43AM Moderate Drinking Can Damage the Brain, Claim Researchers
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @07:39PM Google Maps Is Being Used To Track Air Pollution In Oakland and Other Cities
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @10:05AM Price-gouging Maker of EpiPen Literally Said That Critics Can Go Fuck Themselves
Monday June 05, 2017 @06:59PM Dozens of Recent Clinical Trials May Contain Wrong or Falsified Data, Claims Study
Monday June 05, 2017 @11:16AM Silicon Valley Is Too Focused On Taking the Easy Path in Health Care
Friday June 02, 2017 @10:36AM Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Charging Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:26PM IBM Says Watson Health's AI Is Getting Really Good at Diagnosing Cancer
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:07PM Instagram Ranked Worst For Young People's Mental Health
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:58PM Study Finds Magic Mushrooms Are the Safest Recreational Drug
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:52PM Fitness Trackers Out of Step When Measuring Calories, Research Shows
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @06:27PM When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who's To Blame?
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:24PM Sperm Stored In Space Produces Healthy Baby Mice On Earth
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:49PM Remote Pacific Island Is the Most Plastic-Contaminated Spot Yet Surveyed
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:09PM Baking Soda Shortage Has Hospitals Frantic, Delaying Treatments and Surgeries
Friday May 19, 2017 @01:35PM 'Without Action on Antibiotics, Medicine Will Return To the Dark Ages'
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @06:32PM Researchers Create a T-Shirt That Monitors the Wearer's Breathing Rate In Real Time
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @05:47PM The Older the Doctor, the Higher the Patient Mortality Rate, Study Finds
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @05:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:27PM 38,000 People a Year Die Early Because of Diesel Emissions Testing Failures
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:51PM A Baffling Brain Defect Is Linked to Gut Bacteria, Scientists Say
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @03:23PM Microsoft's Emma Watch Is a Game-Changer For People With Parkinson's
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:34PM 'Silicon Valley Is Missing Unicorns Because It Doesn't Understand Poor People'
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:21AM Chinese Startup Infervision Emerges From Stealth With An AI Tool For Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:38PM US Life Expectancy Can Vary By 20 Years Depending On Where You Live
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:45PM Aspirin May Prevent Cancer From Spreading, New Research Shows
Friday May 05, 2017 @11:54AM Dormant Diseases Frozen In the Ice Are Waking Up
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:48PM 'Exercise-In-A-Pill' Boosts Athletic Endurance By 70 Percent, Study Finds
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:01PM CRISPR Eliminates HIV In Live Animals
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:50PM India Aims To Make Every Car Electric By 2030 In Bid To Tackle Pollution
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:27PM Surgeon Plans To 'Reawaken' Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else's Skull
Friday April 28, 2017 @12:37PM We're Getting Closer To Mass Production of Bones, Organs, and Implants
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @06:31PM Will the High-Tech Cities of the Future Be Utterly Lonely?
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:35PM An Artificial Womb Successfully Grew Baby Sheep -- and Humans Could Be Next
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:10PM Murdered Woman's Fitbit Nails Cheating Husband
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:22PM Cycling To Work Can Cut Cancer and Heart Disease
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:24PM Theranos Used Shell Company To Secretly Buy Outside Lab Equipment, Says Report
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:42PM Subway Sues Canada Network Over Claim Its Chicken Is 50 Percent Soy
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @05:17PM Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty, Study Says
Monday April 17, 2017 @10:10AM The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV'
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:35PM US Navy Bans Vaping On Ships
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @10:13AM Fitbit's New Smartwatch Has Been Plagued By Production Mishaps
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:54AM Sleep Is the New Status Symbol
Friday April 07, 2017 @09:04AM The Cost of Drugs For Rare Diseases Is Threatening the US Health Care System
Friday March 24, 2017 @11:06AM Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart -- Most of the Time
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @06:56PM Satellite Navigation 'Switches Off' Parts of Brain Used For Navigation, Study Finds
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:11PM Spider Venom Might Protect Us From Deadly Strokes
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:36PM Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Blind 3 Women
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:24AM Psychopathic CEOs Are Rife In Silicon Valley, Experts Say
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:51PM Brain Aging Gene Discovered
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @11:55PM Parenthood Can Help You Live Longer In Older Age, Research Suggests
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @12:01AM Work-Life Balance: Cryptographer Fired By BAE Systems For Taking Care of Dying Wife
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @07:13PM Americans Are Having Less Sex Than 20 Years Ago, Study Finds
Monday March 06, 2017 @11:45AM Pollution Responsible For a Quarter of Deaths of Young Children, Says WHO
Monday March 06, 2017 @11:31AM Social Media 'Increases Loneliness', Says Study
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:52PM New Scientific Test Finds Up To 75 Liters of Urine In Public Pools
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @11:48AM Anthem's Historic Data Breach: What We Still Don't Know 2 Years Later
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @04:47PM DNA Test Shows Subway's 'Chicken' Only Contains 50 Percent Chicken
Monday February 27, 2017 @05:34PM WHO Issues a List of 12 Most Worrying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Monday February 27, 2017 @05:24PM First Signs of Obesity In Some Arctic Groups Have Been Linked To Instant Noodles
Friday February 24, 2017 @05:07PM Fasting Diet 'Regenerates Diabetic Pancreas'
Thursday February 23, 2017 @09:42PM Life Expectancy Set To Hit 90 In South Korea, Study Predicts
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @06:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @11:00PM Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:58PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:30PM Computer Glasses Claim To Protect Eyesight Are Selling Like Hotcakes, But They Probably Aren't Useful
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:42PM Autism Starts Months Before Symptoms Appear, Study Shows
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:19PM Amputees Control Virtual Prosthetic Arm Using Nerve Signals
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:32PM Genetically Modified Salmonella Destroys Cancer By Provoking An Immune Response, Study Finds
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @05:43PM Scientists Successfully Decode the Genome of Quinoa
Sunday February 05, 2017 @03:43AM Report Finds PFAS Chemicals In One-Third of Fast Food Packaging
Saturday February 04, 2017 @04:30AM Sweden Pledges To Cut All Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2045
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @08:26AM 'Australia Is Stubbing Out Smoking'
Monday January 30, 2017 @11:00AM Fitness Wearable Maker Fitbit To Cut Six-Percent of Its Staff Following a Disappointing Q4
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:10PM Apple Patents a Vaporizer
Friday January 27, 2017 @02:31PM Smart Baby-Trackers Mostly Unnecessary, Say US Doctors
Monday January 16, 2017 @11:46PM Caffeine May Counter Age-Related Inflammation, Says Study
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:35PM 'Superbug' Resistant To 26 Antibiotics Kills A Patient In Nevada
Thursday January 12, 2017 @06:31PM Rural Americans At Higher Risk From Five Leading Causes of Death: CDC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @01:23AM Alcohol Switches the Brain Into Starvation Mode In Mice, Increasing Hunger and Appetite, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @06:56PM Living Near Heavy Traffic Increases Risk of Dementia, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @02:01PM Fewer People Are Dying of Cancer Than Ever Before
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @07:51PM Scientists Identify New Organ In Humans
Monday January 02, 2017 @08:16PM China Smog: Millions Start New Year Shrouded By Health Alerts and Travel Chaos
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:20PM France Begins Opt-Out Organ Donation
Friday December 30, 2016 @06:55PM Self-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even Worse
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:14PM Google Mobile Search Shows Recipe Suggestions When You Look For Food
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @05:09PM Scientists Develop a Breathalyzer That Detects 17 Diseases With One Breath From a Patient
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:49PM Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection, Could Be Readily Available By 2018
Thursday December 22, 2016 @04:16PM Pokemon Go Arrives On the Apple Watch
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @08:31PM Using Multiple Social Networks May Lead To Depression and Anxiety, Says Study
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:23PM Chicago Electronics Recycler Faked Tear-Downs, Sent Hazardous Waste To Overseas Landfills
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:17PM Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Linked To Autism
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:23PM Aging Process May Be Reversable, Scientists Claim
Monday December 12, 2016 @09:33PM Quest Diagnostics Says Personal Health Information of 34,000 Customers Hacked
Friday December 09, 2016 @05:37PM Radiation From Fukushima Disaster Reaches Oregon Coast
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:04PM Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss, Report Says
Monday December 05, 2016 @06:59PM California State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Mandate Reporting of 'Superbug' Infections, Deaths
Friday December 02, 2016 @07:08PM Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City Will Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:29AM Erich Bloch, Who Helped Develop IBM Mainframe, Dies At 91
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @03:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @02:20AM Spinal Fluid Changes In Space May Impair Astronauts' Vision, Study Finds
Monday November 28, 2016 @09:34PM Microbiome Changes Drive the Dieting Yo-Yo Effect, Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @08:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @04:02PM China To Build a Solar Plant In Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:20PM Scientists Discover Antibody That Neutralizes 98% of HIV Strains
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:29PM WHO: Zika No Longer a World Health Emergency
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:27PM Internet of Things Set To Change the Face of Dementia Care
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @07:38PM Chinese Scientists Become First To Use CRISPR Gene-Editing On Humans
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:37PM Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say
Friday November 11, 2016 @06:37PM A USB Stick Can Show HIV Test Results In Under 30 Minutes
Thursday November 10, 2016 @06:31PM Drinking a Can of Sugary Soda Every Day Can Boost a Person's Risk For Prediabetes, Study Finds
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @08:39PM Increased Smartphone Screen-Time Is Associated With Lower Sleep Quality, Says Study
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:28PM Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Monkeys To Walk
Friday November 04, 2016 @07:24PM Health Anxiety May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Research Finds
Thursday November 03, 2016 @07:39PM Every Year of Smoking Causes About 150 New DNA Mutations That Can Make Cancer More Likely, Says Study
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @04:02PM Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Friday October 28, 2016 @09:59AM Red Cross Blood Service Admits To Personal Data Breach Affecting Half a Million Donors