Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / Time Story
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:26PM Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA?
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
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:16AM Diet Sodas May Be Tied To Stroke, Dementia Risk
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:23PM Neuroscientists Offer a Reality Check On Facebook's 'Typing By Brain' Project
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @08:55PM South Indian Frog Oozes Molecule That Inexplicably Decimates Flu Viruses
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:51PM First Evidence For Higher State of Consciousness Found
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @05:17PM Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty, Study Says
Monday April 17, 2017 @05:30PM AI Can Predict Heart Attacks More Accurately Than Doctors
Monday April 17, 2017 @10:10AM The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV'
Saturday April 15, 2017 @07:47PM 88% Of Medical 'Second Opinions' Give A Different Diagnosis - And So Do Some AI
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:58PM Scientists Win $2.6 Million For Star Trek Tricorder Device
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:45PM Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:26PM FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
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
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @06:59PM Scientists Invent Smartphone Screen Material That Can Repair Its Own Scratches
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:13PM Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers
Monday March 27, 2017 @12:19AM Researchers Discover A Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood
Sunday March 26, 2017 @01:14AM Theranos To Investors: Please Don't Sue! Here, Have Some More Shares
Friday March 24, 2017 @11:06AM Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart -- Most of the Time
Thursday March 23, 2017 @06:53PM Molecule Kills Elderly Cells, Reduces Signs of Aging In Mice
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:20PM Researchers Develop App That Accurately Determines Sperm Quality
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
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:22PM Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor
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
Monday March 06, 2017 @02:04AM Researchers Suggest Using Blockchain For Electronic Health Records
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:19PM Scientists Have Found a Way To Rapidly Thaw Cryopreserved Tissue Without Damage
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:52PM New Scientific Test Finds Up To 75 Liters of Urine In Public Pools
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
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:10PM Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Implant To Type Eight Words Per Minute
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @11:00PM Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:00AM SpaceX's Next Launch Carries Colonies Of A Drug-Resistant Superbug
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:27PM Genetically-Modified 'Surrogate Hens' Could Lay Eggs of Rare Chicken Breeds, Scientists Say
Thursday February 16, 2017 @10:23PM B Vitamins Reduce Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:42PM Autism Starts Months Before Symptoms Appear, Study Shows
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:36PM Ethicists Advise Caution In Applying CRISPR Gene Editing To Humans
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @01:37AM New Study In Mice Shows That Increasing Serotonin Affects Motivation, But Only In Certain Circumstances
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
Sunday February 05, 2017 @07:04PM Studies Link Some Stomach Drugs To Alzheimer's Disease and Kidney Problems
Friday February 03, 2017 @08:19PM Misophonia: Scientists Crack Why Eating Sounds Can Make People Angry
Thursday February 02, 2017 @06:51PM Mexican Surgeon Uses VR Headset To Distract Patients During Surgery
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:45PM Researchers Develop Compact Breathalyzer That Detects the Flu
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @05:49PM Computer Lets Fully Paralyzed Patients Speak For First Time
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @02:00AM Why An LSD High Lasts For So Long
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @01:27AM Scientists Create Electronic Glasses That Can Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:56PM FDA Confirms Toxicity of Homeopathic Baby Products; Maker Refuses To Recall
Saturday January 28, 2017 @01:44PM Medical Startup To Begin Testing At-Home Brain Zapping Devices
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:57PM Scientists Cure Mice of Diabetes Using Cells Grown Inside Rats
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:30PM Deep Learning Algorithm Diagnoses Skin Cancer As Well As Seasoned Dermatologists
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:42PM Nicotine Shown To Reduce Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Sunday January 22, 2017 @01:46PM Tiny New Robots Perform Eye Surgery
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:03PM Robotic Sleeve Mimics Muscles To Keep a Heart Beating
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @05:19PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @05:57PM AI Can Predict When Patients Will Die From Heart Failure 'With 80% Accuracy'
Monday January 16, 2017 @11:46PM Caffeine May Counter Age-Related Inflammation, Says Study
Saturday January 14, 2017 @10:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
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 @05:29PM CVS Announces Super Cheap Generic Alternative To EpiPen
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:04PM Study Shows Wearable Sensors Can Tell When You Are Getting Sick
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:03PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Regenerate the External Layer of a Human Heart
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @06:36PM Implantable Cardiac Devices Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers, FDA Warns
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
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @10:11AM 'Tooth Repair Drug' May Replace Fillings
Sunday January 08, 2017 @01:36AM New Study Finds 'Mediterranean' Diet Significantly Reduces Brain Shrinkage
Friday January 06, 2017 @06:56PM Living Near Heavy Traffic Increases Risk of Dementia, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @06:17PM Theranos Is Laying Off 155 People, About 41 Percent Of Its Workforce
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
Thursday January 05, 2017 @10:41PM A Squishy Clockwork BioBot Releases Doses of Drugs Inside the Body
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @07:51PM Scientists Identify New Organ In Humans
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:20PM France Begins Opt-Out Organ Donation
Saturday December 31, 2016 @11:58PM Baby's Skull Rebuilt With Help From A 3D Printer
Friday December 30, 2016 @06:55PM Self-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even Worse
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:14PM Paintings Reveal Signs of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's In Famous Artists
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @05:29PM Nevada Website Bug Leaks Thousands of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications
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
Sunday December 25, 2016 @07:04PM You're An Adult, But Your Brain Might Not Be, Researchers Say
Saturday December 24, 2016 @08:27PM Flickering Lights May Illuminate A Path To Alzheimer's Treatment
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:49PM Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection, Could Be Readily Available By 2018
Thursday December 22, 2016 @08:22PM New Test Spots Human Form of Mad Cow Disease With 100-Percent Accuracy
Sunday December 18, 2016 @01:54AM Human Zika Antibodies Prevent Infection in Mice
Sunday December 18, 2016 @01:43AM Are Psychiatric Medications Hurting More Patients Than They Help?
Saturday December 17, 2016 @04:28PM RIP Dr. Henry Heimlich, Inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver
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
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @07:19PM Lack of Penis Bone In Humans Linked To Monogamous Relationships and Quick Sex, Study Says
Monday December 12, 2016 @09:33PM Quest Diagnostics Says Personal Health Information of 34,000 Customers Hacked
Sunday December 11, 2016 @08:59PM IBM's Watson Used In Life-Saving Medical Diagnosis
Sunday December 11, 2016 @04:24PM Japanese City Tags Elderly Dementia Sufferers With Barcodes
Saturday December 10, 2016 @08:30PM Researchers Successfully Fight Colon Cancer Using Immunotherapy
Friday December 09, 2016 @05:37PM Radiation From Fukushima Disaster Reaches Oregon Coast
Friday December 09, 2016 @05:18PM Bose Launches 'Hearphones' That Act Like Hearing Aids
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @05:17PM Scientists Develop Robotic Hand For People With Quadriplegia
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
Thursday December 01, 2016 @02:44AM FDA Approves Large Clinical Trial For Ecstasy As Relief For PTSD Patients
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @03:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @08:25PM Religious Experiences Have Similar Effect On Brain As Taking Drugs, Study Finds
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @05:10PM Google Successfully Uses Machine Learning To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
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
Sunday November 27, 2016 @04:34PM Sugar-Free Products Might Actually Stop Us From Getting Slimmer
Sunday November 27, 2016 @02:50PM Researchers Successfully Achieve Suspended Animation With Mouse Embryos
Saturday November 26, 2016 @10:50PM Scientists Believe There's Finally A Cure For The Common Cold
Saturday November 26, 2016 @08:49PM Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer By Sending Electric Fields Through Their Heads
Monday November 21, 2016 @08:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @02:22AM Walmart Tests Blockchain For Use In Food Recalls
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:20PM Scientists Discover Antibody That Neutralizes 98% of HIV Strains
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:00PM The US Government is Finally Telling People that Homeopathy is a Sham
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:29PM WHO: Zika No Longer a World Health Emergency
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
Saturday November 05, 2016 @02:10PM First Color Images Produced By an Electron Microscope
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
Monday October 31, 2016 @12:31AM Male Birth Control Shot Found Effective
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @07:02PM New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading In New York In 1970, Clears the Name of 'Patient Zero'
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:45PM Harvard Researchers Print World's First Heart-On-A-Chip
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:45PM 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Friday October 21, 2016 @12:10AM Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
Saturday October 15, 2016 @07:42AM Maths Becomes Biology's Magic Number
Friday October 14, 2016 @09:17PM Proud Cyborg Athletes Compete In The World's First Cybathlon
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @07:34PM Doctors Perform Better Than Internet Or App-Based Symptoms Checkers, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:22AM 'Space Brain': Mars Explorers May Risk Neural Damage, Study Finds
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:21PM Theranos To Shut Down Its Blood-Testing Facilities, Shrink Workforce By 40%
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:54PM New Study Suggests There's a Limit To How Long People Can Live
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:23PM Johnson & Johnson Discloses That Its Insulin Pump Is Hackable
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @12:42AM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Friday September 30, 2016 @07:26PM Print-On-Demand Bone Could Quickly Mend Major Injuries
Friday September 30, 2016 @05:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Spend 24 Hours Offline Every Week?
Thursday September 29, 2016 @07:14PM The Americas Are Now Officially 'Measles-Free'
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @06:16PM 92% of the World's Population Exposed To Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution: WHO
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:07PM Aetna To Provide Apple Watch To 50,000 Employees, Subsidize Cost For Customers
Monday September 26, 2016 @05:47PM Roller Coasters Could Help People Pass Kidney Stones, Says Study
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:05PM Poor Scientific Research Is Disproportionately Rewarded
Friday September 23, 2016 @05:24PM UPS Is Starting To Test Drone Deliveries In the US
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @06:27PM Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @03:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @07:16PM Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts, Says Study
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @01:05AM Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative To The $600 EpiPen
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Sunday September 18, 2016 @12:24PM Oregon Settles $6 Billion Lawsuit Over Oracle's Botched Healthcare Website
Sunday September 18, 2016 @01:48AM Vanity Fair Blames The Failure of Theranos On Silicon Valley
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:52PM Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't Techies Improving The World?
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:20PM World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
Monday September 12, 2016 @06:52PM Sugar Industry Bought Off Scientists, Skewed Dietary Guidelines For Decades
Sunday September 11, 2016 @04:40AM CureCoin Cryptocurrency Enters Third Year of Helping Disease Researchers
Sunday September 11, 2016 @03:07AM DNA Confirms Cause of 1665 London's Great Plague
Friday September 09, 2016 @11:40PM Microsoft Hopes To Hire More Coders With Autism
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Friday September 09, 2016 @02:41AM AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health
Sunday September 04, 2016 @01:33PM Should We Kill All The Mosquitoes?
Saturday September 03, 2016 @02:05AM Brain-Zapping Gadgets Need Regulation, Say Scientists
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Sunday August 28, 2016 @12:49PM 'Longest Living Human' Says He Is Ready For Death At 145
Thursday August 25, 2016 @07:41PM The Big Short: Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude
Friday August 19, 2016 @04:17PM Marijuana Provides More Pain Relief For Men Than Woman, Says Study
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @11:31PM Startup Aims To Commercialize a Brain Implant To Improve Memory
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:26PM DEA Ends Its Monopoly On Growing Marijuana For Medical Research
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @04:54PM Online Drug Sales Triple After Silk Road Closure, Says Report
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @10:44PM Soylent Coffee: Nootropics, Fat, Carbs, Protein -- But Will It Give You The Toots?
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:30PM University Collects Medical Samples Via Drones In Madagascar
Sunday August 07, 2016 @11:08AM Stem Cell Researchers Can Now Combine Animal and Human Embryos In The US
Friday August 05, 2016 @10:40PM Florida District Considers Releasing GMO Mosquitos After Cayman Islands Experiment
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Friday August 05, 2016 @04:58PM Man Says Tesla Autopilot Saved His Life By Driving Him To the Hospital
Thursday August 04, 2016 @07:25PM Brains of Overweight People Look Ten Years Older Than Those of Lean Peers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @05:15PM Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @08:04PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report