Slashdot Items Tagged "health"

Date / Time Story
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 @02:46AM China Reassigns 60,000 Soldiers To Plant Trees In Bid To Fight Pollution
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:40PM Household Products Now Rival Cars As a Source of Air Pollution, Say Scientists
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?
Saturday February 10, 2018 @06:37PM Researchers Discover Efficient Way To Filter Salt, Metal Ions From Water
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 @05:02PM Study: US Suicides Spiked After Robin Williams's Death
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @04:54PM FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:23PM What Apple's Battery Health 'Fix' Looks Like
Monday February 05, 2018 @08:08PM New York's $6 Billion Plan For Offshore Wind Shows That Oil Drilling Really Is On the Way Out
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 @11:00AM Child Experts: Just Say 'No' To Facebook's Kids App
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 @11:13AM 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
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 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:46PM Leaving the House Linked To Longevity in Older Adults
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:50PM The WHO May Recognize Excessive Video Gaming As Mental Health Disorder
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
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
Saturday December 09, 2017 @09:59PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Good Smartwatches Or Fitness Trackers?
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
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:23PM Controversial Study Claims 'Smartphone Addiction' Alters the Brain
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
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @11:41AM Turkeys Are Twice as Big as They Were in 1960
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:43PM How the Sugar Industry Tried To Hide Health Effects of Its Product 50 Years Ago
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
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:11PM Researchers Analyze DNA From 'Supercentenarians' Aged 110+ To Discover Secret To Longevity
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @11:38AM What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
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
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
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:09PM Intelligent People More At Risk of Mental Illness, Study Finds
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:08PM Magic Mushrooms 'Reboot' Brain In Depressed People, Study Suggests
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:54AM Recordings of the Sounds Heard In the Cuban US Embassy Attacks Released
Thursday October 12, 2017 @05:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Thursday October 05, 2017 @05:13PM Over Half of New Cancer Drugs 'Show No Benefits' For Survival Or Wellbeing
Thursday October 05, 2017 @04:37PM Three-Quarters of All Honey On Earth Has Pesticides In It
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
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:26PM Chinese Researchers Correct Genetic Mutation In Embryos Using Base Editing
Thursday September 28, 2017 @05:49AM 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 @05:54PM How Flying Seriously Messes With Your Mind and Body
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
Saturday September 16, 2017 @11:42AM Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders
Saturday September 16, 2017 @11:41AM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
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
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Thursday September 07, 2017 @03:53PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:00PM Happy Music Boosts Brain's Creativity, Study Says
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @09:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
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 @02:12PM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @12:07PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
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
Monday August 14, 2017 @05:33PM Popular Pesticides Keep Bumblebees From Laying Eggs
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
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:31PM Lovers Share Colonies of Skin Microbes, Study Finds
Thursday August 03, 2017 @05:07PM Monsanto Leaks Suggest It Tried To Kill Cancer Research On Roundup Weed Killer
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:08PM 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
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
Thursday July 13, 2017 @03:56PM Vaccines May Soon Be Mandatory For Children In France
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @05:13PM Coffee Cuts Risk of Dying From Stroke and Heart Disease, Study Suggests
Monday July 10, 2017 @12:44PM Nokia 'Regrets' Withings Health App Backlash
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
Monday July 03, 2017 @10:34AM Google's DeepMind and UK Hospitals Made Illegal Deal For Health Data, Says Watchdog
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
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @02:02PM Heritage Valley Health System Target Of Cyber Attack
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:10PM 'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'
Friday June 23, 2017 @11:34AM Lone Star Tick spreading meat allergy
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:34AM Google Will Now Hide Personal Medical Records From Search Results
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
Monday June 12, 2017 @12:18PM E-cigarettes 'Potentially As Harmful As Tobacco Cigarettes'
Sunday June 11, 2017 @11:19PM Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Suicide With Remarkable Accuracy
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 @06:39PM Google Maps Is Being Used To Track Air Pollution In Oakland and Other Cities
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
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
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @02:52PM Fitness Trackers Out of Step When Measuring Calories, Research Shows
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
Friday May 19, 2017 @12:35PM 'Without Action on Antibiotics, Medicine Will Return To the Dark Ages'
Friday May 19, 2017 @08:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
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
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
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @02:34PM 'Silicon Valley Is Missing Unicorns Because It Doesn't Understand Poor People'
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:21PM Chinese Startup Infervision Emerges From Stealth With An AI Tool For Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:38PM US Life Expectancy Can Vary By 20 Years Depending On Where You Live
Friday May 05, 2017 @03:45PM Aspirin May Prevent Cancer From Spreading, New Research Shows
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:54AM Dormant Diseases Frozen In the Ice Are Waking Up
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @03:48PM 'Exercise-In-A-Pill' Boosts Athletic Endurance By 70 Percent, Study Finds
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @07:01PM CRISPR Eliminates HIV In Live Animals
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:50PM India Aims To Make Every Car Electric By 2030 In Bid To Tackle Pollution
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:27PM Surgeon Plans To 'Reawaken' Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else's Skull
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:37AM We're Getting Closer To Mass Production of Bones, Organs, and Implants
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @05:31PM Will the High-Tech Cities of the Future Be Utterly Lonely?
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @03:35PM An Artificial Womb Successfully Grew Baby Sheep -- and Humans Could Be Next
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @03:10PM Murdered Woman's Fitbit Nails Cheating Husband
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:22PM Cycling To Work Can Cut Cancer and Heart Disease
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:24PM Theranos Used Shell Company To Secretly Buy Outside Lab Equipment, Says Report
Thursday April 20, 2017 @01:42PM Subway Sues Canada Network Over Claim Its Chicken Is 50 Percent Soy
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:17PM Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty, Study Says
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:10AM The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV'
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:35PM US Navy Bans Vaping On Ships
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @09:13AM Fitbit's New Smartwatch Has Been Plagued By Production Mishaps