Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @05:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @08:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:48PM Technology Is Making Doctors Feel Like Glorified Data Entry Clerks
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:34PM Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @12:58AM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:58PM Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @07:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @04:31PM Apple To Encourage Organ Donation With Health App
Thursday June 30, 2016 @08:35PM 'Healing' Detected In Antarctic Ozone Hole, Says Study
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @05:04PM RIP Xbox Fitness: Users Will Soon Lose Access To Workout Videos They Bought
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:18PM Researchers Find Game-Changing Helium Reserve In Tanzania
Friday June 24, 2016 @06:38PM New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor
Friday June 24, 2016 @01:39AM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:05PM Crispr Wins Key Approval to Fight Cancer in Human Trials
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:43PM LG Sells Mosquito-Repelling TV In India
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @12:48AM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Saturday June 11, 2016 @07:26AM DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:39PM Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Friday June 10, 2016 @12:08AM Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life
Monday June 06, 2016 @05:50PM Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:28PM Wheelchair-Bound Stroke Victim Walks Again After 'Unprecedented' Stem Cell Trial At Stanford
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:18PM Samsung Unveils Gear Fit 2 Activity Tracker and IconX Wireless Earbuds
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:54PM US Death Rate Rises, Health Officials Aren't Sure Why
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @12:56PM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @05:26PM Panasonic To Stop Making LCD Panels For TVs
Monday May 30, 2016 @07:34PM ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo'
Friday May 27, 2016 @09:27PM FDA Approves First Implant Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:51PM US Bans Electronic Cigarettes From Checked Baggage Over Fire Risks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:17AM Theranos Withdraws Two Years of Blood Test Results
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @11:47PM PornHub's 'Bangfit' Program Uses Sexy Exercise To Build Muscle
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @06:47PM Pfizer Blocks The Use Of Its Drugs In Executions
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:16PM Scientists Find A 'Weak Spot' In HIV That May Pave The Way To A Vaccine
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @05:50PM Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe, Report Says
Friday May 13, 2016 @05:00PM Hyundai's New 'Wearable Robot' Gives You Super-Strength
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:34PM Ontario Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children Could Be Forced to Take Science Class
Friday May 13, 2016 @01:42AM National Microbiome Initiative To Harness Microbes For Health, Environment
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:07PM Breathalyzer That Detects Lung Cancer Early From a Single Breath Wins $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:04PM Scientists Find Gut Microbe That Survives Without Mitochondria
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @07:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:12PM Harvard Scientist: Rio Olympics Could Spark 'Full Blown Global Health Disaster'
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @08:08PM Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes
Monday May 09, 2016 @06:06PM Scientists Develop 'Second Skin' To Smooth Wrinkles
Friday May 06, 2016 @07:42PM Facebook Exec's New Startup 'Open Water' Targets Wearable Brain Imaging
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:59PM Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study
Thursday May 05, 2016 @04:10PM FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @08:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:36PM In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @04:27PM Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself Without A Real Doctor Pulling The Strings
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @07:14PM Medical Errors Are Number 3 Cause of US Deaths, Researchers Say
Monday May 02, 2016 @05:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Friday April 29, 2016 @05:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Thursday April 28, 2016 @08:57PM Obesity 'Explosion' In Young Rural Chinese A Result Of Socioeconomic Changes, Study Warns
Thursday April 28, 2016 @04:16PM All Belgians To Be Given Iodine Pills In Case Of Nuclear Accident
Saturday April 23, 2016 @09:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Friday April 22, 2016 @07:06PM US Suicide Rate Surges To Highest Level In Almost Three Decades, Says Report
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @06:31PM Prescription Meds Get Trapped In Disturbing Pee-To-Food-To-Pee Loop
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:50PM Utah Governor: 'Porn Is a Public Health Crisis'
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:24PM Report: Feds To Ban Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For 2 Years
Thursday April 14, 2016 @03:44PM Dyson Airblades 'Spread Germs 1,300 Times More Than Paper Towels'
Thursday April 14, 2016 @12:17AM Zika Virus Officially Causes Rare Microcephaly Birth Defects, CDC Says
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @05:15PM 'Neural Bypass' Links Brain To Hand To Get Around Paralysis
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:37AM Sean Parker Announces $250 Million Grant To Fight Cancer
Monday April 11, 2016 @06:25PM Over 80 Percent of China's Well Water Is Polluted
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @06:05PM Samsung Receives Patent For Smart Contact Lenses
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @04:27PM White House Redirects $589M In Funds To Fight Zika Virus
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @07:46PM Researchers Keep Pig Heart Beating In Baboon Belly For 2 Years
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:59PM Risks To Human Health Will Accelerate As Climate Changes, White House Warns
Sunday April 03, 2016 @10:16PM Some Bees Are Addicted to Caffeine
Saturday April 02, 2016 @01:34PM UK Pharma Giant GSK Won't Patent Its Drugs in Poorer Countries
Saturday April 02, 2016 @10:49AM Refrigerator-Sized Machine Can Print Pills on Demand
Friday April 01, 2016 @12:29PM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Sunday March 27, 2016 @11:12AM Fruit Drinks Aren't Much Better For You Than Soda: Study
Saturday March 26, 2016 @11:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Sunday March 20, 2016 @07:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:47PM FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:58PM Fighting Food Poisoning In Las Vegas With Machine Learning
Monday March 07, 2016 @02:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:56PM Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:12PM Big Health Benefits To Small Weight Loss
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:46PM More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Thursday February 25, 2016 @11:09AM Patient Monitors Altered, Drug Dispensary Popped In Colossal Hospital Hack Test
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:04PM Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:38PM Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:11PM Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Uncover the Genetic Roots Behind Rare Vibration Allergy
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:10PM To Respond To a Disease Outbreak, Bring In the Portable Genome Sequencers
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:12PM Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:54AM A Crowdfunding Site To Help Pay Patients' Medical Bills
Monday January 25, 2016 @02:08AM Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression and Dementia, Scientists Warn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:54PM Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC To Expand Travel Advisory
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:07AM UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:52PM New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:25AM Dog With 3D-Printed Legs Gets an Upgrade
Saturday December 26, 2015 @12:48PM Star Wars Fans and Video Game Geeks 'More Likely To Be Narcissists,' Study Finds
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:34PM Tour the Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum (Video)
Thursday December 10, 2015 @05:09PM Disease-Resistant Pigs Latest Win For Gene Editing Technology
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:00AM 1 in 3 Patients Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:56AM Scientists Working To Extend Lifespan of Pets
Friday December 04, 2015 @10:06PM Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 14, 2015 @02:22PM Neurons Can Be Changed From One Type To Another, Communication Paths Rewired
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:06PM UK May Blacklist Homeopathy
Saturday November 07, 2015 @02:35AM Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Thursday October 29, 2015 @05:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:41AM 3D Printing Soft Body Parts: a Hard Problem That Just Got Easier
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @10:18AM Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations For Medical Devices?
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Sunday October 18, 2015 @06:28PM Disruptive Bloodwork Startup May Offer Mostly Vaporware
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:54PM Maybe You Don't Need 8 Hours of Sleep After All
Monday October 05, 2015 @07:43AM 3 Scientists Share Nobel For Parastic Disease Breakthroughs
Sunday October 04, 2015 @05:05AM Legionnaires' Bacteria Reemerges In Previously Disinfected Cooling Towers
Saturday October 03, 2015 @06:27PM The Decline of 'Big Soda': Is Drinking Soda the New Smoking?
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:41PM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
Saturday September 26, 2015 @02:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:53PM An AI Hunts the Wild Animals Carrying Ebola
Friday September 18, 2015 @08:01PM The Ethical Issues Surrounding OSU's Lab-Grown Brains
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:37AM Lack of Sleep Puts You At Higher Risk For Colds, First Experimental Study Finds
Sunday August 30, 2015 @04:45PM Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:42AM UNC Scientists Open Source Their Genomic Research
Saturday August 22, 2015 @01:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:28PM MIT Researchers Discover "Metabolic Master Switch" To Control Obesity
Saturday August 01, 2015 @07:42PM Death Toll at 4 In NYC Legionnaire's Outbreak
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:21PM One In Four Indiana Residents' E-Record Data Exposed in Hack
Thursday July 30, 2015 @04:34PM NY Judge Rules Research Chimps Are Not 'Legal Persons'
Thursday July 30, 2015 @02:42PM The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin
Thursday July 30, 2015 @12:29PM James Jude, MD Co-inventor of CPR, Dies At 87
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @12:29PM Interviews: Dr. Temple Grandin Answers Your Questions
Sunday July 26, 2015 @12:39AM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Thursday July 16, 2015 @10:50AM What Happens When Your Own Limb Is Almost Good Enough?
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @08:20AM Scientists Show Human Aging Rates Vary Widely
Thursday July 02, 2015 @09:43AM The Epidemic May be Over, But Liberia Has New Ebola Cases
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:46AM Pass the Doritos, Scientists Develop Computer Game Targeted At Healthy Choices
Sunday June 28, 2015 @09:52AM Despite Regulatory Nod, Cheap Ebola Test Still Undeployed
Sunday June 21, 2015 @07:12PM Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight?
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:41PM Triggering a Mouse's Happy Memories With Lasers Gives It the Will To Struggle On
Monday June 15, 2015 @07:06AM UW Researchers Prototype Sonar-Based Contactless Sleep Monitoring
Thursday June 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Criticizes Role of Women In Labs
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @08:18AM Bats' White-Nose Syndrome May Be Cured
Sunday May 10, 2015 @11:19AM Researchers Discover Breakthrough Drug Delivery Method By Changing Shape of Pill
Saturday May 09, 2015 @06:09PM WHO Declares Liberian Ebola Outbreak Over
Sunday May 03, 2015 @03:21AM Hacking the US Prescription System
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:29AM New Sampling Device Promises To Make Blood Tests Needle-Free
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:30PM Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe
Friday April 17, 2015 @08:47PM Columbia University Doctors Ask For Dr. Mehmet Oz's Dismissal
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:30PM Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:53PM Being Overweight Reduces Dementia Risk
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
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