Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / Time Story
Sunday June 17, 2018 @05:32PM Man Reports PillCam Stuck In His Gut For Over 12 Weeks
Friday June 15, 2018 @03:04PM The Most Important Study of the Mediterranean Diet Has Been Retracted
Monday June 11, 2018 @06:28PM Experimental Spit Test Could Identify Men Most At Risk of Prostate Cancer
Monday June 11, 2018 @04:48PM A Serious New Hurdle For CRISPR: Edited Cells Might Cause Cancer, Find Two Studies
Saturday June 09, 2018 @11:00PM University Seeks Volunteers For 'Hotel Influenza'
Friday June 08, 2018 @08:24PM Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Seeks Investors For New Company
Thursday June 07, 2018 @11:50PM Suicide Rates Are Up 30 Percent Since 1999, CDC Says
Monday June 04, 2018 @01:41PM Doctors Hail World First as Woman's Advanced Breast Cancer is Eradicated
Thursday May 31, 2018 @10:28AM FDA Halts One of the First Human CRISPR Studies Before it Begins
Wednesday May 30, 2018 @09:20PM China Overtakes US For Healthy Lifespan, WHO Data Finds
Wednesday May 30, 2018 @07:02PM AI Better Than Dermatologists At Detecting Skin Cancer, Study Finds
Friday May 25, 2018 @09:10PM U.S. Passes 'Right to Try' Law Allowing Experimental Medical Treatments
Friday May 25, 2018 @01:07PM Gut Sensor Could Monitor Health -- and Beam Results to a Smartphone
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @06:37PM Money's Better Than E-Cigs Or Nicotine Gum At Helping Smokers Quit, Says Study
Friday May 18, 2018 @08:14PM Can This New Treatment Stop the Common Cold?
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @06:24PM Scientists Find Physically Demanding Jobs Are Linked To Greater Risk of Early Death
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @05:10PM California Bypasses Science To Label Coffee a Carcinogen
Monday May 14, 2018 @06:05PM California Study To Examine the Influence of a Healthy Diet On Patients
Sunday May 13, 2018 @12:04PM James Harrison, Who Has Helped Save Lives of More Than 2.4 Million Australian Babies, Retires
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @11:59AM Potential New Cure Found For Baldness
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:01PM 'Biohacker' Who Injected Himself With DIY Herpes Treatment Found Dead
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:56PM Abbott Addresses Life-Threatening Flaw In a Half-Million Pacemakers
Thursday May 03, 2018 @12:32PM Lightning Struck Her Home. Then Her Brain Implant Stopped Working.
Monday April 30, 2018 @08:27PM YouTube Is Removing Some Nootropics Channels
Monday April 30, 2018 @06:23PM Calcium-Based MRI Sensor Enables More Sensitive Brain Imaging
Saturday April 28, 2018 @06:24PM Can A New HIV Drug Kill The Virus That Causes AIDS?
Friday April 27, 2018 @11:08PM Bill Gates: U.S. Education Harder to Improve Than Infant Mortality Rates
Friday April 27, 2018 @07:12PM Rick Dickinson, Designer of Sinclair Spectrum Home Computers, Dies
Friday April 27, 2018 @07:05PM Blue Light Like That From Smartphones Linked To Some Cancers, Study Finds
Friday April 27, 2018 @04:26PM In First, Doctors Treat Rare Genetic Disorder With an Injection In Utero
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:00PM Medicare To Require Hospitals To Post Prices Online
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:33AM Google's AR Microscope Quickly Highlights Cancer Cells
Saturday April 21, 2018 @02:13PM Doctors Tried To Lower $148K Cancer Drug Cost; Makers Tripled Its Price
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:12PM FDA Approves First Contact Lenses That Turn Dark In Bright Sunlight
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:04PM Amazon Shelves Plan To Sell Prescription Drugs
Saturday April 14, 2018 @01:30AM Researchers Find Genetic Cause For Alzheimer's, Possible Method To Reverse It
Friday April 13, 2018 @08:59PM 'Is Curing Patients a Sustainable Business Model?' Goldman Sachs Analysts Ask
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:32PM Eating World's Hottest Pepper Sparks Brain Disorder, Thunderclap Headaches
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:04AM FDA Worried Drug Was Risky; Now Reports of Deaths Spark Concern
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:08PM Hot-Air Dryers Suck In Nasty Bathroom Bacteria, Shoot Them At Your Hands
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @01:35PM Drug-Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Pose Growing Threat
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:24PM Two Studies Find 'Clear Evidence' That Cellphone Radiation Causes Cancer In Rats
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:11PM AI Predicts Your Lifespan Using Activity Tracking Apps
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:02PM New Deep-Learning Software Knows How To Make Desired Organic Molecules
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @03:10PM Meet the Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had
Sunday March 25, 2018 @04:15AM Breakthrough Study Reveals How LSD Dissolves a Person's Sense of Self
Saturday March 24, 2018 @03:13AM One Startup is Using Phone Calls and Other Inexpensive Means To Save TB Patients
Friday March 23, 2018 @10:55PM Can We Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria With Non-Antibiotic Drugs?
Friday March 23, 2018 @08:17PM British Scientists Develop Wearable MRI Scanner
Thursday March 22, 2018 @07:33PM World's Largest Animal Study On Cell Tower Radiation Confirms Cancer Link
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:19PM Patients Regain Sight After Groundbreaking Trial
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:11PM How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:38PM AI Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer As Well As a Pathologist
Monday March 19, 2018 @06:08PM Lead Exposure Kills Hundreds of Thousands of Adults Every Year in the US, Study Finds
Friday March 16, 2018 @12:01AM Microplastics Found In 93 Percent of Bottled Water Tested In Global Study
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:32PM Scientists Create a Way For People With Amputations To Feel Their Prosthetics
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:36PM Researchers Discover Colistin-Heteroresistant Germs In the US
Thursday March 08, 2018 @01:48AM Amazon Launches a Low-Cost Version of Prime For Medicaid Recipients
Thursday March 08, 2018 @01:43AM Adult Human Brains Do Not Produce New Neurons, Study Suggests
Sunday March 04, 2018 @02:02AM Videogame Lobbyists Join Scientists To Fight 'Gaming Disorder' Classification
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:31AM Diabetes Is Actually Five Separate Diseases, Research Suggests
Monday February 26, 2018 @11:57PM Children Struggle To Hold Pencils Due To Too Much Tech, Doctors Say
Thursday February 22, 2018 @09:01PM Major New Study Confirms Antidepressants Really Do Work
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @07:17PM Scientists Discover a New Way To Use DNA As a Storage Device
Sunday February 18, 2018 @10:18AM To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:25PM 73 Percent of Fish In the Northwestern Atlantic Have Microplastics In Their Guts
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:34PM Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by FDA.
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @09:14PM Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer, Says Study
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Monday February 12, 2018 @03:15PM The Flu and Airports
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Friday February 09, 2018 @08:00PM First Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory
Friday February 09, 2018 @02:15AM Spread of Breast Cancer Linked To Compound In Asparagus and Other Foods
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:21PM US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:54PM FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @02:47PM Drones Could Soon Be Used To Deliver Medical Supplies in North Carolina
Friday February 02, 2018 @05:04PM Gut Microbes Combine To Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:36PM NFL Players With Long and Short Careers Have Similar Death Risk, Study Finds
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:59PM Amazon's Push Into Healthcare Just Cost the Industry $30 Billion In Market Cap
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @11:04AM Drug Firms Shipped 20.8 Million Pain Pills To West Virginia Town of 2,900
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:51AM Researchers Find More Evidence For the Strange Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's
Monday January 29, 2018 @05:54PM Volkswagen Admits To Testing Diesel Fumes On Monkeys
Thursday January 25, 2018 @08:06PM Microbes May Help Astronauts Transform Human Waste Into Food
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:06AM Scientists Develop Glucose-Tracking Smart Contact Lenses Comfortable Enough To Wear
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @06:38PM Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @12:36PM The Second Coming of Ultrasound
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @12:13PM Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:59PM UK Hospitals Can Now Store Confidential Patient Records In the Public Cloud
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:09PM China, Unhampered by Rules, Races Ahead in Gene-Editing Trials
Friday January 19, 2018 @10:19PM New Antifungal Provides Hope in the Fight Against Superbugs
Friday January 19, 2018 @01:37PM A Cheap and Easy Blood Test Could Catch Cancer Early
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:20PM You Could Soon Be Manufacturing Your Own Drugs -- Thanks To 3D Printing
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:04PM Salmonella Probably Killed the Aztecs
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:40PM New Study Claims That the 'Black Death' Was Spread By Humans, Not Rats
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:02PM Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your Sneeze
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:14PM FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
Thursday January 11, 2018 @06:14PM Scientists Change Our Understanding of How Anaesthesia Messes With the Brain
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:16PM Apple Health Data Is Being Used As Evidence In a Rape and Murder Investigation
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @10:57PM New Ingestible Pill Can Track Your Farts In Real Time
Monday January 08, 2018 @10:04PM Ibuprofen Linked To Male Infertility, Study Says
Sunday January 07, 2018 @12:18AM A Popular Sugar Additive May Have Fueled the Spread of Two Superbugs
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @02:02PM Price Tag On Gene Therapy For Rare Form of Blindness: $850K
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:53PM Scientists Get Closer To Replicating Human Sperm
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:25PM Some Hopeful Predictions for 2018
Sunday December 31, 2017 @02:15PM America's Doctors Are Performing Expensive Procedures That Don't Work
Sunday December 31, 2017 @02:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @10:50PM The WHO May Recognize Excessive Video Gaming As Mental Health Disorder
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @02:17PM If Dogs Can Smell Cancer, Why Don't They Screen People?
Thursday December 21, 2017 @05:55PM US Drugmaker Raises Price of Vitamins By More Than 800%
Thursday December 21, 2017 @11:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @07:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Monday December 18, 2017 @07:26PM Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep, Study Says
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:47PM Don't Keep Cellphones Next To Your Body, California Health Department Warns
Friday December 15, 2017 @07:45AM Contact Lens Startup Hubble Sold Lenses With a Fake Prescription From a Made-up Doctor
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:02PM Noninvasive Radiation Therapy Halts Deadly Heart Rhythm
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:46PM Synthetic DNA-Based Drug Is First To Slow Progress of Huntington's Disease
Sunday December 10, 2017 @07:47PM Researchers Say Human Lifespans Have Already Hit Their Peak
Thursday December 07, 2017 @05:20PM What It Looks Like When You Fry Your Eye In An Eclipse
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @09:15PM FCC Chair Ajit Pai Falsely Claims Killing Net Neutrality Will Help Sick and Disabled People
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @06:42PM Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @07:37PM 'Watershed' Medical Trial Proves Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:11AM The Compelling Case For Working Less
Sunday December 03, 2017 @01:36AM Can Researchers Detect Irregular Heart Rhythms with the Apple Watch?
Friday December 01, 2017 @05:23PM Controversial Study Claims 'Smartphone Addiction' Alters the Brain
Thursday November 30, 2017 @03:22PM An Unconscious Patient With a 'DO NOT RESUSCITATE' Tattoo
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:57PM Scientists Call For Ban On Glitter, Say It's a Global Hazard That Pollutes Oceans
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Sunday November 26, 2017 @05:43PM Big Tobacco Loses 11-Year Fight, Forced To Broadcast 'Dangers of Smoking' Ads
Friday November 24, 2017 @07:08PM Living In Nuclear Disaster Fallout Zone Would Be No Worse Than Living In London, Research Suggests
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @02:44PM The Feds Are Officially Cracking Down on Basement Biohackers
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:43PM How the Sugar Industry Tried To Hide Health Effects of Its Product 50 Years Ago
Sunday November 19, 2017 @08:34PM First Ever Anti-Aging Gene Discovered In a Secluded Amish Community
Saturday November 18, 2017 @10:26PM Scientists Develop Kill Switches In Case Bioengineered Microbes Go Rogue
Saturday November 18, 2017 @07:06PM 46% of Americans Now Have High Blood Pressure
Saturday November 18, 2017 @12:27AM Study of 500,000 Teens Suggests Association Between Excessive Screen Time and Depression
Thursday November 16, 2017 @09:05PM Stanford Trains AI To Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist In Just Two Months
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @09:11PM Researchers Analyze DNA From 'Supercentenarians' Aged 110+ To Discover Secret To Longevity
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @02:25PM US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @12:38PM What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:28PM FDA Approves Digital Pill That Tracks If Patients Have Ingested Their Medication
Monday November 13, 2017 @11:22AM Bill Gates Pledges $100 Million To Find an Alzheimer's Cure, His First Commitment To a Non-communicable Disease
Saturday November 11, 2017 @04:49PM Study Finds Robot Surgeons Are Actually Slower and More Expensive
Friday November 10, 2017 @08:33PM Ford Pilots a New Exoskeleton To Lessen Worker Fatigue
Thursday November 09, 2017 @07:14PM Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting To Integrate
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @05:32PM Scientists Save Child's Life By Growing Him New Skin
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:23PM EPA Approves Release of Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes To 20 States
Monday November 06, 2017 @07:27PM Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication, Study Finds
Friday October 27, 2017 @08:00PM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:23PM Scientists Find a Better Way To Wash Pesticides Off Your Apples
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:04PM Monsanto Attacks Scientists After Studies Show Trouble For Weedkiller Dicamba
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @06:39PM New York State Bans E-Cigarettes Everywhere Traditional Cigarettes Are Prohibited
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @05:11PM Anti-Aging Stem Cell Treatment Proves Successful In Early Human Trials
Monday October 23, 2017 @05:49PM High-Nicotine E-Cigarettes May Make Teens Vape More, Study Warns
Thursday October 19, 2017 @02:17PM Doctors To Breathalyse Smokers Before Allowing Them NHS Surgery
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @05:09PM Intelligent People More At Risk of Mental Illness, Study Finds
Saturday October 14, 2017 @07:33PM Scientists Selectively Trigger Suicide In Cancer Cells
Saturday October 14, 2017 @05:30PM China's Scientists Set New International Record -- For Faked Peer Reviews
Friday October 13, 2017 @06:08PM Magic Mushrooms 'Reboot' Brain In Depressed People, Study Suggests
Thursday October 12, 2017 @06:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:49PM Amazon Is Headed For the Prescription-Drug Market, Analysts Say
Thursday October 05, 2017 @06:13PM Over Half of New Cancer Drugs 'Show No Benefits' For Survival Or Wellbeing
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
Friday September 29, 2017 @06:12PM Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:26PM 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 @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
Monday September 18, 2017 @06:13PM Bacteria In Tumors Can Inactivate Common Chemotherapy Drugs, Study Suggests
Saturday September 16, 2017 @07:56PM Chinese Scientists Are Developing A Vaccine Against Cavities
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:26PM Sedentary Lifestyle Study Called 'A Raging Dumpster Fire'
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:52PM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:25PM Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders
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
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:02PM California Bans Drones From Delivering Marijuana
Friday September 08, 2017 @05:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @07:00PM Happy Music Boosts Brain's Creativity, Study Says
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:20PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @10:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
Monday September 04, 2017 @01:46AM Ethanol: A Lethal Injection For Tumors
Friday September 01, 2017 @07:06AM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
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 @01:06PM FDA Issues Recall of 465,000 St. Jude Pacemakers To Patch Security Holes
Monday August 28, 2017 @11:28PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:21PM Engineers Discover How To Make Antennas For Wireless Communication 100x Smaller Than Their Current Size
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