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Slashdot Items Tagged "medicine"

Date / TimeStory
Saturday February 21, 2015 @06:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:59PM Rapid Test For Ebola Now Available
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:52AM Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital
Friday February 13, 2015 @09:50PM Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought
Thursday February 12, 2015 @04:40PM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @02:33AM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Friday February 06, 2015 @09:11PM How a Hardware Designer Was Saved By His Own Creation
Thursday February 05, 2015 @01:11PM Smartphone Attachment Can Test For HIV In 15 Minutes
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:54PM Telomere-Lengthening Procedure Turns Clock Back Years In Human Cells
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Sunday January 18, 2015 @11:12PM FDA Approves Implantable Vagus Nerve Disruptor For Weight Loss
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Monday December 22, 2014 @04:24PM Meet the Doctor Trying To Use the Blood of Ebola Survivors To Create a Cure
Friday December 19, 2014 @11:33PM How a 3D Printer Let a Dog Run For the First Time
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:36AM After 40 Years As a Double Amputee, Man Gains Two Bionic Arms
Saturday December 13, 2014 @07:43PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:15PM Doctors Replace Patient's Thoracic Vertebrae With 3D-Printed Replica
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:03PM WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet
Friday November 28, 2014 @05:53PM Single Pixel Camera Takes Images Through Breast Tissue
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:28AM "Advanced Life Support" Ambulances May Lead To More Deaths
Saturday November 15, 2014 @10:20PM How To Anesthetize an Octopus
Saturday November 15, 2014 @08:28PM Machine Learning Used To Predict Military Suicides
Thursday November 06, 2014 @03:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Sunday November 02, 2014 @02:20PM How Google Can Get the Flu Right
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Thursday October 23, 2014 @03:34PM Leaked Documents Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Ebola Vaccine Issues
Sunday October 19, 2014 @08:42PM 3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids
Sunday October 19, 2014 @04:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Saturday October 18, 2014 @11:41PM Canada Will Ship 800 Doses of Experimental Ebola Drug to WHO
Saturday October 18, 2014 @09:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Sunday October 12, 2014 @04:28PM Feces-Filled Capsules Treat Bacterial Infection
Sunday October 12, 2014 @09:08AM Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
Saturday October 11, 2014 @04:06PM Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical
Friday October 03, 2014 @11:24PM First Birth From Human Womb Transplant
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:53AM After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts
Sunday September 21, 2014 @06:08PM New MRI Studies Show SSRIs Bring Rapid Changes to Brain Function
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Rollout
Thursday September 18, 2014 @07:28AM Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @11:23AM In France, a Second Patient Receives Permanent Artificial Heart
Monday September 08, 2014 @12:32AM Denver Latest City Hit By Viral Respiratory Infection That Targets Kids
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:13AM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Saturday September 06, 2014 @12:55PM Survivors' Blood Holds Promise, But Draws Critics, As Ebola Treatment
Friday September 05, 2014 @07:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:29PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Thursday August 28, 2014 @03:00PM No, a Stolen iPod Didn't Brick Ben Eberle's Prosthetic Hand
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:40AM $75K Prosthetic Arm Is Bricked When Paired iPod Is Stolen
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:53AM Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:11AM Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Sunday August 10, 2014 @02:38AM Online Tool Flagged Ebola Outbreak Before Formal WHO Announcement
Saturday August 09, 2014 @04:49PM Enthusiast Opts For $2200 Laser Eye Surgery To Enhance Oculus Rift Experience
Saturday August 09, 2014 @03:57PM Experimental Drug Compound Found To Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's In Mice
Saturday August 09, 2014 @10:34AM E-Visits To the Doctor To Top 75 Million In the US, Canada This Year
Thursday August 07, 2014 @03:30PM Why Bhutan Might Get Drone Delivery Copters Before Seattle Does
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:21AM Ask Slashdot: Bulletproof Video Conferencing For Alzheimers Home?
Friday August 01, 2014 @05:48PM DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader'
Sunday July 27, 2014 @07:46PM Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:33AM Amputee Is German Long Jump Champion
Saturday July 26, 2014 @06:54PM Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:55PM Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:51PM CDC Closes Anthrax, Flu Labs After Potentially Deadly Mix-Ups Come to Light
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:36AM Blue Shield Leaks 18,000 Doctors' Social Security Numbers
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:26PM Company Uses 3D Printing and Design To Change the Way We Look At Prosthetics
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:15AM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @01:59PM Otherlab Working on a 'Fundamental Jump' in Technology for Exoskeletons (Video)
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:32AM First Movie of an Entire Brain's Neuronal Activity
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:06AM California Whooping Cough Cases "an Epidemic"
Sunday June 15, 2014 @03:25AM British Army Turns To Oculus Rift To Take the Sting Out of Battlefield Trauma
Saturday June 14, 2014 @07:49AM EU's Top Court May Define Obesity As a Disability
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:22PM Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data
Friday June 13, 2014 @07:07PM 3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans'
Saturday June 07, 2014 @06:09AM Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
Friday June 06, 2014 @10:09PM Lose Sleep, Fail To Form Memory
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:12AM Study: Stop Being So Cynical, You Could Give Yourself Dementia
Thursday May 29, 2014 @08:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @10:49AM Wikipedia Medical Articles Found To Have High Error Rate
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:19AM Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure
Sunday May 25, 2014 @07:36PM Mental Illness Reduces Lifespan As Much as Smoking
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:49AM Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:18AM DIY Lab Tests Getting More Capable
Friday May 09, 2014 @09:42PM Physician Operates On Server, Costs His Hospital $4.8 Million
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:05AM Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
Saturday May 03, 2014 @04:43PM Researchers Develop DNA GPS Tool To Accurately Trace Geographical Ancestry
Monday April 21, 2014 @10:11AM $42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:52AM Closing Surgical Incisions With a Paintbrush and Nanoparticles
Saturday April 19, 2014 @08:29PM Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On
Sunday April 06, 2014 @08:33AM To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:48PM Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:16AM Homeopathic Remedies Recalled For Containing Real Medicine
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @08:14AM Jimmy Wales To 'Holistic Healers': Prove Your Claims the Old-Fashioned Way
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:24AM St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @07:30AM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:49PM Google Flu Trends Gets It Wrong Three Years Running
Thursday March 13, 2014 @08:22AM White House: Get ACA Insurance Coverage, Launch Start-Ups
Sunday March 09, 2014 @06:12PM Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year
Sunday March 09, 2014 @05:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Friday March 07, 2014 @10:05PM Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @08:30PM Low-Protein Diet May Extend Lifespan
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:20PM Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes
Friday February 28, 2014 @07:57AM Blood Test of 4 Biomarkers Predicts Death Within 5 Years
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Sunday February 23, 2014 @01:00AM Delayed Fatherhood May Be Linked To Certain Congenital and Mental Disorders
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:21AM YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims
Sunday February 09, 2014 @05:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:11PM Leonard Nimoy: Smoking Is Illogical
Friday February 07, 2014 @10:01PM UK Police Will Have Backdoor Access To Health Records
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @03:16PM Former Red Hat COO Helps Health Care Providers Work Together (Video)
Sunday January 19, 2014 @09:48AM Nobel Prize Winning Economist: Legalize Sale of Human Organs
Monday December 30, 2013 @01:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Saturday December 28, 2013 @10:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:32AM Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer?
Saturday December 21, 2013 @12:24PM French Team Implants First Long-Term Artificial Heart
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @12:35PM Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions
Monday December 16, 2013 @01:49AM The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder
Thursday December 12, 2013 @01:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Friday December 06, 2013 @09:40PM Diet Drugs Work: Why Won't Doctors Prescribe Them?
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:51PM After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information
Saturday November 30, 2013 @07:23PM Officials Say Site Now Performing Well
Saturday November 30, 2013 @01:28PM Google Supercomputers Tackle Giant Drug-Interaction Data Crunch
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @10:11AM Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @09:49AM BBC: Amazon Workers Face "Increased Risk of Mental Illness"
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:30AM The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath
Sunday November 24, 2013 @08:42AM Detecting Chemicals Through Bone
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:27AM 12-Lead Clinical ECG Design Open Sourced; Supports Tablets, Too
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @08:39AM How 3 Young Coders Built a Better Portal To
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:04AM Official Resigns, Website Still a Disaster
Sunday November 03, 2013 @10:37AM Why Organic Chemistry Is So Difficult For Pre-Med Students
Saturday November 02, 2013 @03:15PM What Went Wrong?
Thursday October 31, 2013 @11:12AM Artificial Blood Made In Romania
Sunday October 20, 2013 @04:00PM How To FIx Go Open-Source!
Friday October 18, 2013 @10:25PM DNA Sequence Withheld From New Botulism Paper
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @09:49AM Buried In the Source: "No Expectation of Privacy"
Friday October 11, 2013 @06:44PM 3D Printing a 'Terminator' Arm ... Or a Whole Body
Thursday October 10, 2013 @02:06PM A Teletherapy Startup Removes Barriers To Mental Health Care
Thursday October 10, 2013 @08:02AM Cost of $634 Million — So Far
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @08:18AM Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs Awarded Nobel Prize For Boson Discovery
Saturday September 21, 2013 @08:34AM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Monday September 09, 2013 @09:36AM New Research Could Slow Human Aging
Monday September 09, 2013 @07:06AM Research Shows E-Cigs Might Be As Good For Quitting As Nicotine Patches
Thursday August 29, 2013 @07:14AM Bionic Skin: the Killer App For Flexible Electronics
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @08:26AM Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:49AM China Plans To Stop Harvesting Organs From Executed Prisoners
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @11:00AM Ask Slashdot: Best Software For Med-School Note-Taking?
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:11PM Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:16AM Study Ties High Blood Sugar To Dementia
Friday August 09, 2013 @05:46PM Malaria Vaccine Nearing Reality
Thursday August 08, 2013 @11:22AM Bill Gates Promotes Vaccine Projects, Swipes At Google
Sunday July 28, 2013 @06:06PM Dentist Who Used Copyright To Silence Her Patients Drops Out of Sight
Saturday July 27, 2013 @12:09AM Would You Let a Robot Stick You With a Needle?
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:57AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:24PM NHS Fined After Computer Holding Patient Records Found On eBay
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:00PM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:12PM Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed Until After Congressional Elections
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:51AM Neuroscientist: First-Ever Human Head Transplant Is Now Possible
Saturday June 15, 2013 @12:15AM Brain-Computer Interface Makes Learning As Simple As Waving
Thursday June 13, 2013 @10:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Thursday June 13, 2013 @08:58AM Researchers Discover Another Layer To the Cornea
Sunday June 02, 2013 @11:35AM Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal
Saturday June 01, 2013 @05:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Saturday June 01, 2013 @11:56AM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Saturday May 25, 2013 @12:24PM Med Students Unaware of Their Bias Against Obese Patients
Sunday May 19, 2013 @07:05PM Medical Firm Sues IRS For 4th Amendment Violation In Records Seizure
Sunday May 05, 2013 @09:35PM Tylenol May Ease Pain of Existential Distress, Social Rejection
Thursday April 25, 2013 @09:25AM Old Educational Computer Resurrected As a Spreadsheet
Thursday April 25, 2013 @09:10AM Harvard To Close New England Primate Research Center
Thursday April 25, 2013 @07:28AM Device Keeps Liver Alive Outside Body For 24 Hours
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @11:08AM Viruses From Sewage Contaminate Deep Well Water
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @09:29AM Protesting Animal Testing, Intruders Vandalize Italian Lab
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @07:25AM Some Windows XP Users Can't Afford To Upgrade
Monday April 15, 2013 @01:54PM KEI Works to Make the World a Better Place in Many Ways (Video)
Saturday April 06, 2013 @12:46PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Unwanted But Official Security Probes?
Thursday March 07, 2013 @01:30PM Using Google To Help Predict Side Effects of Mixing Drugs
Saturday March 02, 2013 @07:49AM With 'Obamacare' Kicking In, Microsoft Sees a Health-Data Windfall
Thursday February 14, 2013 @10:14AM When Google Got Flu Wrong
Thursday January 24, 2013 @09:11AM Clay Shirky On Hackers and Depression: Where's the Love?
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @12:01PM Bomb Blasts Alter Brain Lipid Levels
Thursday January 17, 2013 @09:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @03:27PM CES: Can a Gyroscope Ball Really Cure Wrist Pain? (Video)
Monday January 14, 2013 @09:38AM CES: X PRIZE Could Make Star Trek-Style Tricorder a Reality (Video)
Sunday December 30, 2012 @07:43PM China's Controversial Brain Surgery To Cure Drug Addiction
Saturday December 22, 2012 @04:30PM Specific Gut Bacteria May Account For Much Obesity
Tuesday December 18, 2012 @11:29AM TSA (Finally) Studying Health Effects of Body Scanners
Monday December 17, 2012 @02:16AM Austria's Mobile Drug Lab Could Test Street-Drug Effects, Too
Sunday December 16, 2012 @11:09PM Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests
Saturday December 15, 2012 @11:42AM Spinal Fluid Chemical Levels Linked To Suicidal Behavior
Thursday December 06, 2012 @12:54PM Tour the Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum (Video)
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @12:40PM Congressional Committee Casts a Harsh Eye On Vaccination Science
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:49AM Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Joseph Murray Dead at 93
Friday November 23, 2012 @10:27PM Implant Translates Written Words To Braille, Right On the Retina
Friday November 23, 2012 @03:07PM The Science of Thanks Giving
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @10:37AM Harvard Develops Drug-Filled, Injectable Sponge That Expands Inside the Body
Monday November 19, 2012 @01:42AM A Better Thought-Controlled Computer Cursor
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:16AM Sequenced Pig Genome Could Help Combat Human Diseases

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