Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @06:17PM Scientists Discover a New Way To Use DNA As a Storage Device
Sunday February 18, 2018 @09:18AM To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:25PM 73 Percent of Fish In the Northwestern Atlantic Have Microplastics In Their Guts
Friday February 16, 2018 @11:34AM Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by FDA.
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @08:14PM Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer, Says Study
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Monday February 12, 2018 @02:15PM The Flu and Airports
Saturday February 10, 2018 @06:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:00PM First Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory
Friday February 09, 2018 @01:15AM Spread of Breast Cancer Linked To Compound In Asparagus and Other Foods
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:21PM US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @04:54PM FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @01:47PM Drones Could Soon Be Used To Deliver Medical Supplies in North Carolina
Friday February 02, 2018 @04:04PM Gut Microbes Combine To Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:36PM NFL Players With Long and Short Careers Have Similar Death Risk, Study Finds
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:59PM Amazon's Push Into Healthcare Just Cost the Industry $30 Billion In Market Cap
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @10:04AM Drug Firms Shipped 20.8 Million Pain Pills To West Virginia Town of 2,900
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:51PM Researchers Find More Evidence For the Strange Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:54PM Volkswagen Admits To Testing Diesel Fumes On Monkeys
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:06PM Microbes May Help Astronauts Transform Human Waste Into Food
Thursday January 25, 2018 @12:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Thursday January 25, 2018 @12:06AM Scientists Develop Glucose-Tracking Smart Contact Lenses Comfortable Enough To Wear
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:38PM Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:36AM The Second Coming of Ultrasound
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:13AM Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:59PM UK Hospitals Can Now Store Confidential Patient Records In the Public Cloud
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:09PM China, Unhampered by Rules, Races Ahead in Gene-Editing Trials
Friday January 19, 2018 @09:19PM New Antifungal Provides Hope in the Fight Against Superbugs
Friday January 19, 2018 @12:37PM A Cheap and Easy Blood Test Could Catch Cancer Early
Thursday January 18, 2018 @08:20PM You Could Soon Be Manufacturing Your Own Drugs -- Thanks To 3D Printing
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:04PM Salmonella Probably Killed the Aztecs
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:40PM New Study Claims That the 'Black Death' Was Spread By Humans, Not Rats
Monday January 15, 2018 @08:02PM Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your Sneeze
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:14PM FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:14PM Scientists Change Our Understanding of How Anaesthesia Messes With the Brain
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:16PM Apple Health Data Is Being Used As Evidence In a Rape and Murder Investigation
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:57PM New Ingestible Pill Can Track Your Farts In Real Time
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:04PM Ibuprofen Linked To Male Infertility, Study Says
Saturday January 06, 2018 @11:18PM A Popular Sugar Additive May Have Fueled the Spread of Two Superbugs
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:02PM Price Tag On Gene Therapy For Rare Form of Blindness: $850K
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:53PM Scientists Get Closer To Replicating Human Sperm
Sunday December 31, 2017 @08:25PM Some Hopeful Predictions for 2018
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:15PM America's Doctors Are Performing Expensive Procedures That Don't Work
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:50PM The WHO May Recognize Excessive Video Gaming As Mental Health Disorder
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:17PM If Dogs Can Smell Cancer, Why Don't They Screen People?
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:55PM US Drugmaker Raises Price of Vitamins By More Than 800%
Thursday December 21, 2017 @10:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Monday December 18, 2017 @06:26PM Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep, Study Says
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:47PM Don't Keep Cellphones Next To Your Body, California Health Department Warns
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:45AM Contact Lens Startup Hubble Sold Lenses With a Fake Prescription From a Made-up Doctor
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:02PM Noninvasive Radiation Therapy Halts Deadly Heart Rhythm
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:46PM Synthetic DNA-Based Drug Is First To Slow Progress of Huntington's Disease
Sunday December 10, 2017 @06:47PM Researchers Say Human Lifespans Have Already Hit Their Peak
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:20PM What It Looks Like When You Fry Your Eye In An Eclipse
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @08:15PM FCC Chair Ajit Pai Falsely Claims Killing Net Neutrality Will Help Sick and Disabled People
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:42PM Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:37PM 'Watershed' Medical Trial Proves Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:11PM The Compelling Case For Working Less
Sunday December 03, 2017 @12:36AM Can Researchers Detect Irregular Heart Rhythms with the Apple Watch?
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:23PM Controversial Study Claims 'Smartphone Addiction' Alters the Brain
Thursday November 30, 2017 @02:22PM An Unconscious Patient With a 'DO NOT RESUSCITATE' Tattoo
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:57PM Scientists Call For Ban On Glitter, Say It's a Global Hazard That Pollutes Oceans
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Sunday November 26, 2017 @04:43PM Big Tobacco Loses 11-Year Fight, Forced To Broadcast 'Dangers of Smoking' Ads
Friday November 24, 2017 @06:08PM Living In Nuclear Disaster Fallout Zone Would Be No Worse Than Living In London, Research Suggests
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @01:44PM The Feds Are Officially Cracking Down on Basement Biohackers
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:43PM How the Sugar Industry Tried To Hide Health Effects of Its Product 50 Years Ago
Sunday November 19, 2017 @07:34PM First Ever Anti-Aging Gene Discovered In a Secluded Amish Community
Saturday November 18, 2017 @09:26PM Scientists Develop Kill Switches In Case Bioengineered Microbes Go Rogue
Saturday November 18, 2017 @06:06PM 46% of Americans Now Have High Blood Pressure
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:27PM Study of 500,000 Teens Suggests Association Between Excessive Screen Time and Depression
Thursday November 16, 2017 @08:05PM Stanford Trains AI To Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist In Just Two Months
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:11PM Researchers Analyze DNA From 'Supercentenarians' Aged 110+ To Discover Secret To Longevity
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @01:25PM US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @11:38AM What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:28PM FDA Approves Digital Pill That Tracks If Patients Have Ingested Their Medication
Monday November 13, 2017 @10:22AM Bill Gates Pledges $100 Million To Find an Alzheimer's Cure, His First Commitment To a Non-communicable Disease
Saturday November 11, 2017 @03:49PM Study Finds Robot Surgeons Are Actually Slower and More Expensive
Friday November 10, 2017 @07:33PM Ford Pilots a New Exoskeleton To Lessen Worker Fatigue
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:14PM Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting To Integrate
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:32PM Scientists Save Child's Life By Growing Him New Skin
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:23PM EPA Approves Release of Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes To 20 States
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:27PM Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication, Study Finds
Friday October 27, 2017 @07:00PM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:23PM Scientists Find a Better Way To Wash Pesticides Off Your Apples
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:04PM Monsanto Attacks Scientists After Studies Show Trouble For Weedkiller Dicamba
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @05:39PM New York State Bans E-Cigarettes Everywhere Traditional Cigarettes Are Prohibited
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @04:11PM Anti-Aging Stem Cell Treatment Proves Successful In Early Human Trials
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:49PM High-Nicotine E-Cigarettes May Make Teens Vape More, Study Warns
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:17PM Doctors To Breathalyse Smokers Before Allowing Them NHS Surgery
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:09PM Intelligent People More At Risk of Mental Illness, Study Finds
Saturday October 14, 2017 @06:33PM Scientists Selectively Trigger Suicide In Cancer Cells
Saturday October 14, 2017 @04:30PM China's Scientists Set New International Record -- For Faked Peer Reviews
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:08PM Magic Mushrooms 'Reboot' Brain In Depressed People, Study Suggests
Thursday October 12, 2017 @05:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Friday October 06, 2017 @02:49PM Amazon Is Headed For the Prescription-Drug Market, Analysts Say
Thursday October 05, 2017 @05:13PM Over Half of New Cancer Drugs 'Show No Benefits' For Survival Or Wellbeing
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @03:39PM Expert Says You're Deluding Yourself If You Think You're Productive On Six Hours of Sleep
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @08:38PM Skipping Breakfast May Be Linked To Poor Heart Health, Study Says
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:02PM Breast Cancer Deaths Drop Nearly 40 Percent In the US
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:49PM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For Insights Into Internal Biological Clock
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:12PM Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:26PM Chinese Researchers Correct Genetic Mutation In Embryos Using Base Editing
Friday September 22, 2017 @03:04PM New Antibody Attacks 99% of HIV Strains
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:16PM Fathers Pass On Four Times As Many New Genetic Mutations As Mothers, Says Study
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:27PM Scientists Create World's First 'Molecular Robot' Capable of Building Molecules
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:21PM E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study
Monday September 18, 2017 @05:13PM Bacteria In Tumors Can Inactivate Common Chemotherapy Drugs, Study Suggests
Saturday September 16, 2017 @06:56PM Chinese Scientists Are Developing A Vaccine Against Cavities
Friday September 15, 2017 @10:26PM Sedentary Lifestyle Study Called 'A Raging Dumpster Fire'
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:52PM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:25PM Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:26PM Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
Thursday September 14, 2017 @07:49PM Researchers Find Antidepressants Increase Risk of Death
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:26PM Moving Every Half Hour Could Help Limit Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle, Says Study
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:02PM California Bans Drones From Delivering Marijuana
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:00PM Happy Music Boosts Brain's Creativity, Study Says
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:20PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @09:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
Monday September 04, 2017 @12:46AM Ethanol: A Lethal Injection For Tumors
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:06AM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
Thursday August 31, 2017 @05:05PM Stanford Study Finds New Dads In US Are Older Than Ever
Thursday August 31, 2017 @03:45PM Amazon Sold Eclipse Glasses That Cause 'Permanent Blindness,' Alleges Lawsuit
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @12:06PM FDA Issues Recall of 465,000 St. Jude Pacemakers To Patch Security Holes
Monday August 28, 2017 @10:28PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:21PM Engineers Discover How To Make Antennas For Wireless Communication 100x Smaller Than Their Current Size
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:11PM Google Invites Users To 'Check If You're Clinically Depressed'
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:26PM IBM To Trace Food Contamination With Blockchain
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:13PM Memories of Fear Could Be Permanently Erased, Study Shows
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:55PM New Immunotherapy Trial Cures Kids of Peanut Allergy For Up To Four Years
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:59PM The Health Benefits of Wind and Solar Exceed the Cost of All Subsidies
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:14PM Deadly Drug-Resistant Fungus Sparks Outbreaks In UK
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:41PM Energy Drinks May Trigger Future Substance Use, Says Study
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @03:10PM Scientists Finally Unlock the Recipe For Magic Mushrooms
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @03:04PM Plants 'Hijacked' To Make Polio Vaccine
Saturday August 12, 2017 @04:34PM Study Finds Vaccine Science Outreach Only Reinforced Myths
Friday August 11, 2017 @04:52PM Vitamin B3 Supplement Can Prevent Miscarriages and Birth Defects, Says Study
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @03:38PM Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions
Saturday August 05, 2017 @02:22PM How Apple Is Putting Voices In Users' Heads -- Literally
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:31PM Lovers Share Colonies of Skin Microbes, Study Finds
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:16PM Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures
Thursday August 03, 2017 @05:07PM Monsanto Leaks Suggest It Tried To Kill Cancer Research On Roundup Weed Killer
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:07PM First Human Embryos Edited In US
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:41AM E-Cigarettes Linked To Helping People Quit Smoking, Says Study
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:15PM Stem Cell Brain Implants Could 'Slow Aging and Extend Life,' Study Shows
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:53PM US Is Slipping Toward Measles Being Endemic Once Again, Says Study
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:46PM Degenerative Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains, Says Study
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:35PM Sperm Counts Among Western Men Have Halved In Last 40 Years, Says Study
Monday July 24, 2017 @05:17PM Global Network of Labs Will Test Security of Medical Devices
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:01PM IBM's AI Can Predict Schizophrenia With 74 Percent Accuracy By Looking at the Brain's Blood Flow
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @05:37PM World's First Double Hand Transplant Involving a Child Declared a Success
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:01PM The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:22PM Long Working Days Can Cause Heart Problems, Study Says
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:36PM Artificial Sweeteners Associated With Weight Gain, Heart Problems In Analysis of Data From 37 Studies
Thursday July 13, 2017 @03:56PM Vaccines May Soon Be Mandatory For Children In France
Thursday July 13, 2017 @09:42AM 'Living Drug' That Fights Cancer By Harnessing The Immune System Clears Key Hurdle
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @05:13PM Coffee Cuts Risk of Dying From Stroke and Heart Disease, Study Suggests
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:06PM Personalized Cancer Vaccines Safely Fight, Kill Tumors In Early Human Trials
Monday July 03, 2017 @05:42PM Men Are Affected By the Biological Clock As Well, Researchers Find
Saturday July 01, 2017 @01:03AM Tylenol May Kill Kindness
Thursday June 29, 2017 @04:10PM New Study Finds How Much Sleep Fitbit Users Really Get
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @09:44PM Research Finds 1 In 3 American Cats and Dogs Are Overweight
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @03:12PM Researchers Create New Probiotic Beer That Boosts Immunity
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:20PM Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:10PM 'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:42PM Study Finds Yoga Works As Well As Physical Therapy For Back Pain
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:47PM Research Suggests Effects of Shift Work or Jet Lag On Our Body Clocks Can Be Reduced By Simply Changing Meal Times
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:02PM Watchdog Report Finds Alarming 20 Percent of Baby Food Tested Contains Lead
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:17PM The Quirky Habits of Certified Science Geniuses
Sunday June 11, 2017 @04:31PM US Government Task Force Urges Cash Incentives For Ditching Insecure Medical Devices
Saturday June 10, 2017 @11:08AM Cancer Drug Proves To Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:29PM Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Wrong 70 Percent of the Time, Says Study
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:43AM Moderate Drinking Can Damage the Brain, Claim Researchers
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @09:05AM Price-gouging Maker of EpiPen Literally Said That Critics Can Go Fuck Themselves
Monday June 05, 2017 @05:59PM Dozens of Recent Clinical Trials May Contain Wrong or Falsified Data, Claims Study
Monday June 05, 2017 @10:16AM Silicon Valley Is Too Focused On Taking the Easy Path in Health Care
Friday June 02, 2017 @09:36AM Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Charging Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:26PM IBM Says Watson Health's AI Is Getting Really Good at Diagnosing Cancer
Saturday May 27, 2017 @11:30PM Researchers Found Perfect Contraceptives In Traditional Chinese Medicine
Friday May 26, 2017 @03:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:07PM Instagram Ranked Worst For Young People's Mental Health
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:58PM Study Finds Magic Mushrooms Are the Safest Recreational Drug
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:27PM When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who's To Blame?
Monday May 22, 2017 @05:24PM Sperm Stored In Space Produces Healthy Baby Mice On Earth
Monday May 22, 2017 @03:49PM Remote Pacific Island Is the Most Plastic-Contaminated Spot Yet Surveyed
Monday May 22, 2017 @03:09PM Baking Soda Shortage Has Hospitals Frantic, Delaying Treatments and Surgeries
Saturday May 20, 2017 @08:00PM New Battery Technology Draws Energy Directly From The Human Body
Friday May 19, 2017 @12:35PM 'Without Action on Antibiotics, Medicine Will Return To the Dark Ages'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @05:32PM Researchers Create a T-Shirt That Monitors the Wearer's Breathing Rate In Real Time
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:47PM The Older the Doctor, the Higher the Patient Mortality Rate, Study Finds
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:27PM 38,000 People a Year Die Early Because of Diesel Emissions Testing Failures
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:59AM Cyberattack Hits England's National Health Service With Ransom Demands
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:43PM Apple Watch Can Detect An Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97 Percent Accuracy, UCSF Study Says
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:51PM A Baffling Brain Defect Is Linked to Gut Bacteria, Scientists Say
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @02:23PM Microsoft's Emma Watch Is a Game-Changer For People With Parkinson's