Slashdot Items Tagged "health"

Date / Time Story
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
Monday April 10, 2017 @08:54AM Sleep Is the New Status Symbol
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:04AM The Cost of Drugs For Rare Diseases Is Threatening the US Health Care System
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:06AM Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart -- Most of the Time
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:56PM Satellite Navigation 'Switches Off' Parts of Brain Used For Navigation, Study Finds
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:11PM Spider Venom Might Protect Us From Deadly Strokes
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:36PM Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Blind 3 Women
Thursday March 16, 2017 @12:24AM Psychopathic CEOs Are Rife In Silicon Valley, Experts Say
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @03:51PM Brain Aging Gene Discovered
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:55PM Parenthood Can Help You Live Longer In Older Age, Research Suggests
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Monday March 13, 2017 @11:01PM Work-Life Balance: Cryptographer Fired By BAE Systems For Taking Care of Dying Wife
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @06:13PM Americans Are Having Less Sex Than 20 Years Ago, Study Finds
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:45AM Pollution Responsible For a Quarter of Deaths of Young Children, Says WHO
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:31AM Social Media 'Increases Loneliness', Says Study
Friday March 03, 2017 @03:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:52PM New Scientific Test Finds Up To 75 Liters of Urine In Public Pools
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @10:48AM Anthem's Historic Data Breach: What We Still Don't Know 2 Years Later
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @03:47PM DNA Test Shows Subway's 'Chicken' Only Contains 50 Percent Chicken
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:34PM WHO Issues a List of 12 Most Worrying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:24PM First Signs of Obesity In Some Arctic Groups Have Been Linked To Instant Noodles
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:07PM Fasting Diet 'Regenerates Diabetic Pancreas'
Thursday February 23, 2017 @08:42PM Life Expectancy Set To Hit 90 In South Korea, Study Predicts
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:00PM Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:58PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:30PM Computer Glasses Claim To Protect Eyesight Are Selling Like Hotcakes, But They Probably Aren't Useful
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:42PM Autism Starts Months Before Symptoms Appear, Study Shows
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:19PM Amputees Control Virtual Prosthetic Arm Using Nerve Signals
Thursday February 09, 2017 @03:32PM Genetically Modified Salmonella Destroys Cancer By Provoking An Immune Response, Study Finds
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:43PM Scientists Successfully Decode the Genome of Quinoa
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:43AM Report Finds PFAS Chemicals In One-Third of Fast Food Packaging
Saturday February 04, 2017 @03:30AM Sweden Pledges To Cut All Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2045
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @07:26AM 'Australia Is Stubbing Out Smoking'
Monday January 30, 2017 @10:00AM Fitness Wearable Maker Fitbit To Cut Six-Percent of Its Staff Following a Disappointing Q4
Friday January 27, 2017 @03:10PM Apple Patents a Vaporizer
Friday January 27, 2017 @01:31PM Smart Baby-Trackers Mostly Unnecessary, Say US Doctors
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:46PM Caffeine May Counter Age-Related Inflammation, Says Study
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:35PM 'Superbug' Resistant To 26 Antibiotics Kills A Patient In Nevada
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:31PM Rural Americans At Higher Risk From Five Leading Causes of Death: CDC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @12:23AM Alcohol Switches the Brain Into Starvation Mode In Mice, Increasing Hunger and Appetite, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:56PM Living Near Heavy Traffic Increases Risk of Dementia, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @01:01PM Fewer People Are Dying of Cancer Than Ever Before
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @06:51PM Scientists Identify New Organ In Humans
Monday January 02, 2017 @07:16PM China Smog: Millions Start New Year Shrouded By Health Alerts and Travel Chaos
Monday January 02, 2017 @02:20PM France Begins Opt-Out Organ Donation
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:55PM Self-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even Worse