Slashdot Items Tagged "health"

Date / Time Story
Thursday August 25, 2016 @07:41PM The Big Short: Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude
Thursday August 18, 2016 @08:12PM Flaming 'Blue Whirl' Could Be Used In Fuel Spill Cleanup
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @11:31PM Startup Aims To Commercialize a Brain Implant To Improve Memory
Thursday August 11, 2016 @01:31AM Google Ventures CEO and Founder Bill Maris Is Leaving
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
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
Monday August 01, 2016 @09:24PM Climate Change Contrarians Lose Big Betting Against Global Warming
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:28PM Olympic Swimmers 'Certain' To Pick Up Virus From Three Teaspoons of Rio Water
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Sunday July 31, 2016 @07:33PM Can Blocking Blue Light Help Bipolar Disorder As Well as Sleep Issues?
Friday July 29, 2016 @05:22PM World's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Chernobyl Nuclear Wasteland
Thursday July 28, 2016 @07:25PM Study: Astronauts Who Reach Deep Space 'Far More Likely To Die From Heart Disease'
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @08:36PM E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors, Says Study
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @05:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
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
Friday July 22, 2016 @05:45PM VW Has Emissions-Cheating Fix Ready, Says Report
Thursday July 21, 2016 @11:22AM Smartwatch Shipments Fall For the First Time; Apple Only Company In Top 5 To Decline
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:01PM There's A 50% Chance of Another Chernobyl Before 2050, Say Safety Specialists
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 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
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?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @10:47PM A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline
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 @04:31PM Apple To Encourage Organ Donation With Health App
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
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
Saturday June 25, 2016 @09:43AM Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry?
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'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:59PM German Government Agrees To Ban Fracking Indefinitely
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Saturday June 18, 2016 @05:28PM South Australia Refuses To Stop Using An Expired, MS-DOS-Based Health Software
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:43PM LG Sells Mosquito-Repelling TV In India
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:18PM CO2 Levels Likely To Stay Above 400PPM For The Rest of Our Lives, Study Shows
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
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
Sunday June 05, 2016 @05:26PM Seattle App Summons Help When You Need CPR
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
Monday May 30, 2016 @07:34PM ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo'
Sunday May 29, 2016 @05:47PM Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study
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
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:19PM Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Fitbit For 'Highly Inaccurate' Heart Rate Trackers
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 @06:44PM Renewables Fastest-Growing Energy Sources, Feds Say
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 @07:47PM Scientists: Electric Vehicles Produce As Many Toxins As Dirty Diesels
Monday May 09, 2016 @06:06PM Scientists Develop 'Second Skin' To Smooth Wrinkles
Sunday May 08, 2016 @11:01PM Neuroscience Explains Why Dieters Rarely Lose Weight
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 @08:25PM Finger-Tracking Tech Turns Your Arm Into A Touchpad
Thursday May 05, 2016 @04:10PM FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco
Thursday May 05, 2016 @01:59AM Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure Because Of Antivirus Scan
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @08:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:23PM 'Largest Recall In American History': Takata To Recall Nearly 70 Million Airbags
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
Monday May 02, 2016 @04:28PM Greenpeace Leaks Big Part Of Secret TTIP Documents
Friday April 29, 2016 @05:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Friday April 29, 2016 @11:44AM Google AI Has Access To 1.6M People's NHS Records
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
Monday April 25, 2016 @11:27PM Rise In CO2 Has 'Greened Planet Earth'
Sunday April 24, 2016 @03:59PM Malaria Has Been Eliminated In Europe
Sunday April 24, 2016 @01:05PM British Astronaut Competes in London Marathon from ISS
Friday April 22, 2016 @07:06PM US Suicide Rate Surges To Highest Level In Almost Three Decades, Says Report
Friday April 22, 2016 @05:14PM Earth Day: 175 Nations Sign Historic Paris Climate Deal
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'
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @04:13PM Up To 35,000 Gallons of Nuclear Waste Leak At Washington State Storage Site
Thursday April 14, 2016 @06:34PM Report: US Government Worse Than All Major Industries On Cyber Security
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 @02:25PM Replacing Butter With Vegetable Oils Doesn't Decrease Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study
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
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:04PM Life Expectancy Study: It's Not Just What You Make, It's Where You Live
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 @06:51PM Mexico City Plans Car-Driving Ban To Fight Air Pollution
Sunday April 03, 2016 @06:17PM Electric Fork Simulates a Salty Flavor By Shocking Your Tongue
Saturday April 02, 2016 @01:34PM UK Pharma Giant GSK Won't Patent Its Drugs in Poorer Countries
Friday April 01, 2016 @08:16PM Siri Now Responds Appropriately To Sexual Assaults
Friday April 01, 2016 @12:29PM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Thursday March 31, 2016 @10:51PM More People On Earth Now Obese Than Underweight, Says Study
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @02:36PM Over 1,400 Vulnerabilities Found In Automated Medical Supply System
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @04:05PM Preterm Births Linked To Air Pollution Cost Billions In The US
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Sunday March 27, 2016 @12:54PM Fruit Drinks Aren't Much Better For You Than Soda: Study
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:12AM Heavy Social Media Users Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression
Friday March 25, 2016 @02:57PM Heavy Social Media Users 'Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression'
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:29PM Computer Use Could Help Predict Early-Stage Alzheimer's
Sunday March 20, 2016 @07:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Friday March 18, 2016 @12:40PM Standing Desks May Not Be Healthier Than Sitting All Day, Say Scientists
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:35PM Plastic-Eating Bacteria Could Help Clean Up Waste
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @11:17AM Dutch Companies Not Allowed To Fitness-Track Their Employees
Monday March 07, 2016 @09:59PM Boeing's Self-Cleaning Aircraft Bathroom Lets You Use Loo Without Touching Anything
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
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:12PM Big Health Benefits To Small Weight Loss
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:12PM Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With
Thursday January 28, 2016 @08:06PM Desktop 3D Printers Shown To Emit Hazardous Gases and Particles
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:07AM UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:45AM DUI Charges Dismissed Against Woman Whose Body Brews Alcohol
Saturday December 12, 2015 @08:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:56AM Scientists Working To Extend Lifespan of Pets
Monday December 07, 2015 @02:05PM Beijing Issues 'Red Alert' Over Smog
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:06PM UK May Blacklist Homeopathy
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:29PM 3D Printed Objects Found Toxic To Fish Embryos
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:29PM Google Wants To Monitor Your Mental Health
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:54PM Maybe You Don't Need 8 Hours of Sleep After All
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:18PM The Mutant Genes Behind the Black Death
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?
Monday September 28, 2015 @01:21AM Rare "Healthy" Smokers Lungs Explained
Saturday September 26, 2015 @02:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:55AM Big Pharma Hands Out Fitbits To Collect Better Personal Data
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:37AM Lack of Sleep Puts You At Higher Risk For Colds, First Experimental Study Finds
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:26AM Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:23PM Amazon Work-Life Balance Defender: Prior Employer Nearly Killed Me and My Team
Sunday July 26, 2015 @12:39AM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Saturday July 25, 2015 @12:59PM Olympic Organizer Wants To Feed Athletes Fukushima Produce
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
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:46AM Pass the Doritos, Scientists Develop Computer Game Targeted At Healthy Choices
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @10:33AM Computer Modeling Failed During the Ebola Outbreak
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:29AM Placenta Eating Offers No Benefit To Mom
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:49PM Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Hospitalised In LA After Stroke
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:37AM The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:35AM How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors
Friday May 29, 2015 @05:41PM Hacking Your Body Through a Nerve In Your Neck
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
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:38AM Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pain and Pleasure, Study Finds
Saturday April 11, 2015 @07:21AM Cannabis smoking makes students less likely to pass university courses
Sunday April 05, 2015 @07:23PM Outside Beijing, a Military-style Bootcamp For "Internet Addiction"
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @11:09AM Hacking Weight Loss: What I Learned Losing 30 Pounds
Saturday March 21, 2015 @01:34AM Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:16PM Sewage Bacteria Reveal Cities' Obesity Rates
Monday March 02, 2015 @10:15PM Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:52AM Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital
Thursday February 12, 2015 @05:40PM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:50PM Smartphone Attachment Can Test For HIV In 15 Minutes
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:29AM US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach
Monday February 02, 2015 @09:57PM New Jersey Gov. Christie: Parents Should Have Choice In Vaccinations
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:49AM Regular Exercise Not Enough To Make Up For Sitting All Day
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:12AM FDA Approves Implantable Vagus Nerve Disruptor For Weight Loss
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:01PM What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:42PM Ask Slashdot: Are Progressive Glasses a Mistake For Computer Users?
Thursday November 06, 2014 @04:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @03:36AM An Algorithm to End the Lines for Ice at Burning Man
Sunday October 19, 2014 @05:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:57PM High-Tech Walkers Could Help Japan's Elderly Stay Independent
Sunday October 12, 2014 @05:28PM Feces-Filled Capsules Treat Bacterial Infection