Slashdot Items Tagged "health"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @03:04PM Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss, Report Says
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:59PM California State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Mandate Reporting of 'Superbug' Infections, Deaths
Friday December 02, 2016 @06:08PM Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City Will Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025
Friday December 02, 2016 @02:29AM Erich Bloch, Who Helped Develop IBM Mainframe, Dies At 91
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @01:20AM Spinal Fluid Changes In Space May Impair Astronauts' Vision, Study Finds
Monday November 28, 2016 @08:34PM Microbiome Changes Drive the Dieting Yo-Yo Effect, Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @07:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @03:02PM China To Build a Solar Plant In Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone
Friday November 18, 2016 @07:20PM Scientists Discover Antibody That Neutralizes 98% of HIV Strains
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:29PM WHO: Zika No Longer a World Health Emergency
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:27PM Internet of Things Set To Change the Face of Dementia Care
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @06:38PM Chinese Scientists Become First To Use CRISPR Gene-Editing On Humans
Monday November 14, 2016 @06:37PM Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:37PM A USB Stick Can Show HIV Test Results In Under 30 Minutes
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:31PM Drinking a Can of Sugary Soda Every Day Can Boost a Person's Risk For Prediabetes, Study Finds
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:39PM Increased Smartphone Screen-Time Is Associated With Lower Sleep Quality, Says Study
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:28PM Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Monkeys To Walk
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:24PM Health Anxiety May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Research Finds
Thursday November 03, 2016 @06:39PM Every Year of Smoking Causes About 150 New DNA Mutations That Can Make Cancer More Likely, Says Study
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @03:02PM Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
Friday October 28, 2016 @06:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Friday October 28, 2016 @08:59AM Red Cross Blood Service Admits To Personal Data Breach Affecting Half a Million Donors
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @06:02PM New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading In New York In 1970, Clears the Name of 'Patient Zero'
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:34PM Largest Auto-Scandal Settlement In US History: Judge Approves $15 Billion Volkswagen Settlement
Monday October 24, 2016 @02:45PM Harvard Researchers Print World's First Heart-On-A-Chip
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:27PM Why Your Devices Are Probably Eroding Your Productivity
Friday October 14, 2016 @08:17PM Proud Cyborg Athletes Compete In The World's First Cybathlon
Thursday October 13, 2016 @09:45AM Soylent Halts Sale of Bars; Investigation Into Illnesses Continues
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:34PM Doctors Perform Better Than Internet Or App-Based Symptoms Checkers, Says Study
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @02:21PM Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Recall Is an Environmental Travesty
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:10PM Pokemon Go Could Add 2.83 Million Years To Users' Lives, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:22AM 'Space Brain': Mars Explorers May Risk Neural Damage, Study Finds
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:54PM New Study Suggests There's a Limit To How Long People Can Live
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @03:29PM There's Even More Evidence That Fitness Trackers Don't Work
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @04:23PM Johnson & Johnson Discloses That Its Insulin Pump Is Hackable
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:37PM The Microsoft Band Is Dead
Friday September 30, 2016 @06:26PM Print-On-Demand Bone Could Quickly Mend Major Injuries
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Spend 24 Hours Offline Every Week?
Thursday September 29, 2016 @07:06PM The Psychological Reasons Behind Risky Password Practices
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:16PM 92% of the World's Population Exposed To Unsafe Levels of Air Pollution: WHO
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @06:07PM Aetna To Provide Apple Watch To 50,000 Employees, Subsidize Cost For Customers
Friday September 23, 2016 @04:24PM UPS Is Starting To Test Drone Deliveries In the US
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @05:27PM Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @02:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @06:16PM Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts, Says Study
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @12:05AM Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative To The $600 EpiPen
Monday September 19, 2016 @06:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Friday September 16, 2016 @06:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @06:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Thursday September 15, 2016 @10:21AM Android Wear Hopefuls Call Timeout On Smartwatches
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:52PM Sugar Industry Bought Off Scientists, Skewed Dietary Guidelines For Decades
Sunday September 11, 2016 @02:57AM Why Sys-Admins Are Disabling The Lights on WiFi Access Points
Sunday September 11, 2016 @02:07AM DNA Confirms Cause of 1665 London's Great Plague
Friday September 09, 2016 @03:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:16AM AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health
Thursday September 08, 2016 @02:32PM Sri Lanka, Once Severely Affected By Malaria, Now Absolutely Free Of It
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @08:59AM Toxic Air Pollution Particles Found In Human Brains
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:07AM Microsoft To Add Flux Like Night Mode In Windows 10, Rendering 3rd-Party App's Existence Useless
Sunday August 28, 2016 @11:49AM 'Longest Living Human' Says He Is Ready For Death At 145
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:41PM The Big Short: Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude
Thursday August 18, 2016 @07:12PM Flaming 'Blue Whirl' Could Be Used In Fuel Spill Cleanup
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @10:31PM Startup Aims To Commercialize a Brain Implant To Improve Memory
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:31AM Google Ventures CEO and Founder Bill Maris Is Leaving
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @03:54PM Online Drug Sales Triple After Silk Road Closure, Says Report
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @09:44PM Soylent Coffee: Nootropics, Fat, Carbs, Protein -- But Will It Give You The Toots?
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @03:30PM University Collects Medical Samples Via Drones In Madagascar
Friday August 05, 2016 @09:40PM Florida District Considers Releasing GMO Mosquitos After Cayman Islands Experiment
Friday August 05, 2016 @06:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Friday August 05, 2016 @03:58PM Man Says Tesla Autopilot Saved His Life By Driving Him To the Hospital
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:25PM Brains of Overweight People Look Ten Years Older Than Those of Lean Peers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @04:15PM Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @07:04PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Monday August 01, 2016 @08:24PM Climate Change Contrarians Lose Big Betting Against Global Warming
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:28PM Olympic Swimmers 'Certain' To Pick Up Virus From Three Teaspoons of Rio Water
Monday August 01, 2016 @02:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Sunday July 31, 2016 @06:33PM Can Blocking Blue Light Help Bipolar Disorder As Well as Sleep Issues?
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:22PM World's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Chernobyl Nuclear Wasteland
Thursday July 28, 2016 @06:25PM Study: Astronauts Who Reach Deep Space 'Far More Likely To Die From Heart Disease'
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @07:36PM E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors, Says Study
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @04:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @07:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @03:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:45PM VW Has Emissions-Cheating Fix Ready, Says Report
Thursday July 21, 2016 @10:22AM Smartwatch Shipments Fall For the First Time; Apple Only Company In Top 5 To Decline
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @04:01PM There's A 50% Chance of Another Chernobyl Before 2050, Say Safety Specialists
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @06:48PM Technology Is Making Doctors Feel Like Glorified Data Entry Clerks
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Friday July 15, 2016 @12:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:34PM Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study
Monday July 11, 2016 @11:58PM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:47PM A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline
Friday July 08, 2016 @03:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @05:58PM Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @03:31PM Apple To Encourage Organ Donation With Health App
Saturday July 02, 2016 @08:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:04PM RIP Xbox Fitness: Users Will Soon Lose Access To Workout Videos They Bought
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:18PM Researchers Find Game-Changing Helium Reserve In Tanzania
Saturday June 25, 2016 @08:43AM Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry?
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:38PM New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor
Friday June 24, 2016 @12:39AM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:59PM German Government Agrees To Ban Fracking Indefinitely
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Saturday June 18, 2016 @04:28PM South Australia Refuses To Stop Using An Expired, MS-DOS-Based Health Software
Friday June 17, 2016 @02:43PM LG Sells Mosquito-Repelling TV In India
Thursday June 16, 2016 @03:18PM CO2 Levels Likely To Stay Above 400PPM For The Rest of Our Lives, Study Shows
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @11:48PM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:39PM Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Thursday June 09, 2016 @11:08PM Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:50PM Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research
Sunday June 05, 2016 @04:26PM Seattle App Summons Help When You Need CPR
Friday June 03, 2016 @03:28PM Wheelchair-Bound Stroke Victim Walks Again After 'Unprecedented' Stem Cell Trial At Stanford
Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:18PM Samsung Unveils Gear Fit 2 Activity Tracker and IconX Wireless Earbuds
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @06:54PM US Death Rate Rises, Health Officials Aren't Sure Why
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:56AM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:34PM ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo'
Sunday May 29, 2016 @04:47PM Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study
Friday May 27, 2016 @08:27PM FDA Approves First Implant Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @10:19PM Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Fitbit For 'Highly Inaccurate' Heart Rate Trackers
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:51PM US Bans Electronic Cigarettes From Checked Baggage Over Fire Risks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Thursday May 19, 2016 @09:17AM Theranos Withdraws Two Years of Blood Test Results
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @10:47PM PornHub's 'Bangfit' Program Uses Sexy Exercise To Build Muscle
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:47PM Pfizer Blocks The Use Of Its Drugs In Executions
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:16PM Scientists Find A 'Weak Spot' In HIV That May Pave The Way To A Vaccine
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:50PM Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe, Report Says
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:00PM Hyundai's New 'Wearable Robot' Gives You Super-Strength
Friday May 13, 2016 @03:34PM Ontario Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children Could Be Forced to Take Science Class
Friday May 13, 2016 @12:42AM National Microbiome Initiative To Harness Microbes For Health, Environment
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:07PM Breathalyzer That Detects Lung Cancer Early From a Single Breath Wins $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:04PM Scientists Find Gut Microbe That Survives Without Mitochondria
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @05:44PM Renewables Fastest-Growing Energy Sources, Feds Say
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @05:12PM Harvard Scientist: Rio Olympics Could Spark 'Full Blown Global Health Disaster'
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @07:08PM Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes
Monday May 09, 2016 @06:47PM Scientists: Electric Vehicles Produce As Many Toxins As Dirty Diesels
Monday May 09, 2016 @05:06PM Scientists Develop 'Second Skin' To Smooth Wrinkles
Sunday May 08, 2016 @10:01PM Neuroscience Explains Why Dieters Rarely Lose Weight
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:42PM Facebook Exec's New Startup 'Open Water' Targets Wearable Brain Imaging
Friday May 06, 2016 @05:59PM Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study
Thursday May 05, 2016 @07:25PM Finger-Tracking Tech Turns Your Arm Into A Touchpad
Thursday May 05, 2016 @03:10PM FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco
Thursday May 05, 2016 @12:59AM Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure Because Of Antivirus Scan
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @07:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @04:23PM 'Largest Recall In American History': Takata To Recall Nearly 70 Million Airbags
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @03:27PM Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself Without A Real Doctor Pulling The Strings
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @06:14PM Medical Errors Are Number 3 Cause of US Deaths, Researchers Say
Monday May 02, 2016 @04:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Monday May 02, 2016 @03:28PM Greenpeace Leaks Big Part Of Secret TTIP Documents
Friday April 29, 2016 @04:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Friday April 29, 2016 @10:44AM Google AI Has Access To 1.6M People's NHS Records
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:57PM Obesity 'Explosion' In Young Rural Chinese A Result Of Socioeconomic Changes, Study Warns
Thursday April 28, 2016 @03:16PM All Belgians To Be Given Iodine Pills In Case Of Nuclear Accident
Monday April 25, 2016 @10:27PM Rise In CO2 Has 'Greened Planet Earth'
Sunday April 24, 2016 @02:59PM Malaria Has Been Eliminated In Europe
Sunday April 24, 2016 @12:05PM British Astronaut Competes in London Marathon from ISS
Friday April 22, 2016 @06:06PM US Suicide Rate Surges To Highest Level In Almost Three Decades, Says Report
Friday April 22, 2016 @04:14PM Earth Day: 175 Nations Sign Historic Paris Climate Deal
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @05:31PM Prescription Meds Get Trapped In Disturbing Pee-To-Food-To-Pee Loop
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @09:50PM Utah Governor: 'Porn Is a Public Health Crisis'
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @03:13PM Up To 35,000 Gallons of Nuclear Waste Leak At Washington State Storage Site
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:34PM Report: US Government Worse Than All Major Industries On Cyber Security
Thursday April 14, 2016 @02:44PM Dyson Airblades 'Spread Germs 1,300 Times More Than Paper Towels'
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:17PM Zika Virus Officially Causes Rare Microcephaly Birth Defects, CDC Says
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @01:25PM Replacing Butter With Vegetable Oils Doesn't Decrease Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @10:37AM Sean Parker Announces $250 Million Grant To Fight Cancer
Monday April 11, 2016 @05:25PM Over 80 Percent of China's Well Water Is Polluted
Monday April 11, 2016 @01:04PM Life Expectancy Study: It's Not Just What You Make, It's Where You Live
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @05:05PM Samsung Receives Patent For Smart Contact Lenses
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @03:27PM White House Redirects $589M In Funds To Fight Zika Virus
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:46PM Researchers Keep Pig Heart Beating In Baboon Belly For 2 Years
Monday April 04, 2016 @05:59PM Risks To Human Health Will Accelerate As Climate Changes, White House Warns
Sunday April 03, 2016 @05:51PM Mexico City Plans Car-Driving Ban To Fight Air Pollution
Sunday April 03, 2016 @05:17PM Electric Fork Simulates a Salty Flavor By Shocking Your Tongue
Saturday April 02, 2016 @12:34PM UK Pharma Giant GSK Won't Patent Its Drugs in Poorer Countries
Friday April 01, 2016 @07:16PM Siri Now Responds Appropriately To Sexual Assaults
Friday April 01, 2016 @11:29AM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Thursday March 31, 2016 @09:51PM More People On Earth Now Obese Than Underweight, Says Study
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @01:36PM Over 1,400 Vulnerabilities Found In Automated Medical Supply System
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @03:05PM Preterm Births Linked To Air Pollution Cost Billions In The US
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Sunday March 27, 2016 @11:54AM Fruit Drinks Aren't Much Better For You Than Soda: Study
Saturday March 26, 2016 @08:12AM Heavy Social Media Users Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression
Friday March 25, 2016 @01:57PM Heavy Social Media Users 'Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression'
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @07:29PM Computer Use Could Help Predict Early-Stage Alzheimer's
Sunday March 20, 2016 @06:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Friday March 18, 2016 @11:40AM Standing Desks May Not Be Healthier Than Sitting All Day, Say Scientists