Slashdot Items Tagged "health"

Date / Time Story
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:06PM UK May Blacklist Homeopathy
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:29PM 3D Printed Objects Found Toxic To Fish Embryos
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:29PM Google Wants To Monitor Your Mental Health
Saturday October 17, 2015 @10:54PM Maybe You Don't Need 8 Hours of Sleep After All
Thursday October 08, 2015 @11:18AM The Mutant Genes Behind the Black Death
Sunday October 04, 2015 @04:05AM Legionnaires' Bacteria Reemerges In Previously Disinfected Cooling Towers
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:27PM The Decline of 'Big Soda': Is Drinking Soda the New Smoking?
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:21AM Rare "Healthy" Smokers Lungs Explained
Saturday September 26, 2015 @01:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:55AM Big Pharma Hands Out Fitbits To Collect Better Personal Data
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:37AM Lack of Sleep Puts You At Higher Risk For Colds, First Experimental Study Finds
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:26AM Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness
Friday August 21, 2015 @05:23PM Amazon Work-Life Balance Defender: Prior Employer Nearly Killed Me and My Team
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:39PM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:59AM Olympic Organizer Wants To Feed Athletes Fukushima Produce
Saturday July 11, 2015 @09:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @07:20AM Scientists Show Human Aging Rates Vary Widely
Monday June 29, 2015 @06:46AM Pass the Doritos, Scientists Develop Computer Game Targeted At Healthy Choices
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:33AM Computer Modeling Failed During the Ebola Outbreak
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:29AM Placenta Eating Offers No Benefit To Mom
Friday June 05, 2015 @05:49PM Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Hospitalised In LA After Stroke
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:37AM The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:35AM How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors
Friday May 29, 2015 @04:41PM Hacking Your Body Through a Nerve In Your Neck
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:29AM New Sampling Device Promises To Make Blood Tests Needle-Free
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:38AM Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pain and Pleasure, Study Finds
Saturday April 11, 2015 @06:21AM Cannabis smoking makes students less likely to pass university courses
Sunday April 05, 2015 @06:23PM Outside Beijing, a Military-style Bootcamp For "Internet Addiction"
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @10:09AM Hacking Weight Loss: What I Learned Losing 30 Pounds
Saturday March 21, 2015 @12:34AM Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates
Saturday March 07, 2015 @01:16PM Sewage Bacteria Reveal Cities' Obesity Rates
Monday March 02, 2015 @09:15PM Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:52AM Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital
Thursday February 12, 2015 @04:40PM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Thursday February 05, 2015 @11:50AM Smartphone Attachment Can Test For HIV In 15 Minutes
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:29AM US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach
Monday February 02, 2015 @08:57PM New Jersey Gov. Christie: Parents Should Have Choice In Vaccinations
Sunday January 18, 2015 @11:12PM FDA Approves Implantable Vagus Nerve Disruptor For Weight Loss
Saturday January 17, 2015 @03:01PM What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola
Friday January 02, 2015 @11:42AM Ask Slashdot: Are Progressive Glasses a Mistake For Computer Users?
Thursday November 06, 2014 @03:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @02:36AM An Algorithm to End the Lines for Ice at Burning Man
Sunday October 19, 2014 @04:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Friday October 17, 2014 @04:57PM High-Tech Walkers Could Help Japan's Elderly Stay Independent
Sunday October 12, 2014 @04:28PM Feces-Filled Capsules Treat Bacterial Infection
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:13AM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Monday August 25, 2014 @09:17AM 13-Year-Old Finds Fungus Deadly To AIDS Patients Growing On Trees
Thursday August 07, 2014 @04:53PM Google Fit Preview SDK Arrives For Android Developers
Friday July 25, 2014 @05:10PM Google Looking To Define a Healthy Human
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:56PM CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Sunday June 15, 2014 @03:13AM "Eskimo Diet" Lacks Support For Better Cardiovascular Health
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:22PM Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data
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
Friday May 23, 2014 @12:58PM Yelp Reviews Help NYC Health Department Find and Close Dirty Restaurants
Friday May 09, 2014 @10:54PM Gaining On the US: Most Europeans To Be Overweight By 2030
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @06:05AM Polio Declared Emergency as Conflicts Fuel Virus Spread
Sunday April 20, 2014 @02:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:52AM Closing Surgical Incisions With a Paintbrush and Nanoparticles
Sunday April 06, 2014 @08:33AM To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer
Friday April 04, 2014 @04:33PM Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Helps Managing Weight
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @09:21AM WHO: Air Pollution "Killed 7 Million People" In 2012
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Thursday February 13, 2014 @08:27AM 11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions
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
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @08:24AM India Frees Itself of Polio
Thursday December 12, 2013 @01:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:13AM Microsoft's New Smart Bra Could Stop You From Over Eating
Sunday November 17, 2013 @10:22AM Rigging Up Baby
Friday September 27, 2013 @11:41AM Weight gain in ex-smokers may be due to changes in gut bacteria
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @05:08AM What's Causing the Rise In Obesity? Everything.
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:16AM Study Ties High Blood Sugar To Dementia
Friday August 02, 2013 @03:04PM Could burnt sugar reduce muscular dystrophy wasting?
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:57AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:51AM Swedish Machine Turns Sweat Into Drinking Water
Monday June 24, 2013 @06:41AM New Links Found Between Bacteria and Cancer
Sunday June 23, 2013 @10:51PM New Links Found between Bacteria and Cancer
Thursday June 20, 2013 @10:25AM Ask Slashdot: Does LED Backlight PWM Drive You Crazy?
Sunday June 16, 2013 @11:41PM Anxiety Gaming Wants To Offer Mental Help Via Game Console
Saturday June 01, 2013 @11:56AM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @10:01AM New study shows organic food the healthier choice
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @02:05PM UK Public O.K. with creating babies from 3 people
Thursday March 14, 2013 @12:04PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Stay Fit At Work?
Wednesday March 13, 2013 @10:57PM Technology To Detect Alzheimer's Takes SXSW Prize
Friday March 01, 2013 @06:31AM British researchers "gamify" cancer cure search
Thursday February 28, 2013 @09:59PM Play Wii, Become a Better Surgeon
Thursday February 28, 2013 @04:00PM Play Wii -- Become a Better Surgeon -- Profit!!!
Wednesday February 27, 2013 @09:11AM Urinalysis by Smartphone
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @05:58AM Blood Test To Determine Whether People Are Suicidal
Monday February 18, 2013 @07:42AM Are Plastic Bag Bans Making People Sick?
Monday February 18, 2013 @12:59AM Are Plastic-Bag Bans Really Killing People?
Friday February 15, 2013 @05:51PM Ask Slashdot: Keyboard Layout To Reduce Right Pinky/Ring Finger Usage?
Friday February 15, 2013 @07:36AM First Bionic Eye Gets FDA Blessing
Sunday February 10, 2013 @08:42AM Rapiscan's Backscatter Machines May End Up In US Federal Buildings
Saturday February 09, 2013 @11:24AM Rapiscan's "backscatter" nude-o-scopes coming to federal buildings
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @11:30AM Cells From Fetus End Up In Mothers' Brains
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @11:02AM Brain Pacemaker Implants Used To Treat Alzheimer's
Thursday January 24, 2013 @09:11AM Clay Shirky On Hackers and Depression: Where's the Love?
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @09:51AM New HIPAA rules for Healthcare Providers a 180 degree turn on Patient's Privacy
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @01:01PM Robot Serves up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour
Sunday January 20, 2013 @08:17AM Researchers Explain Why Flu Comes In the Winter
Friday January 18, 2013 @09:51PM Patient Access to Electronic Medical Records Strengthened by New HHS Rules
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:38PM TSA Terminates Its Contract With Maker of Full-Body Scanner
Thursday January 17, 2013 @09:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Thursday January 17, 2013 @08:46AM DHS to force health sector to patch bugs after another device hacked
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @12:34PM Fukushima's fallout of fear
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @12:11PM Scientists Study Mystery Of Toddler That Won't Grow
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @11:27AM Course Asks University Students To Tackle Medical Device Insecurity
Sunday January 13, 2013 @11:08AM Smart Ice Cubes Tell When You've Had Enough Alcohol
Wednesday January 09, 2013 @03:05PM Boston declares Health Emergency due to massive flu outbreak
Wednesday January 02, 2013 @11:19AM Trip To Mars Could Damage Astronauts' Brains
Thursday December 27, 2012 @04:25PM New "World Oldest Man Ever" Title
Saturday December 22, 2012 @10:53PM Drugs Aim to Make Several Types of Cancer Self-Destruct
Saturday December 22, 2012 @04:30PM Specific Gut Bacteria May Account For Much Obesity
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @02:39AM TSA (Finally) Studying Health Effects of Body Scanners
Sunday December 16, 2012 @11:09PM Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests
Monday December 10, 2012 @10:40PM Researchers Build Water Soluble Chips
Monday December 10, 2012 @08:55PM Researchers build chips that dissolve in water
Friday December 07, 2012 @01:47AM Stay Home When You're Sick!
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:49AM Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Joseph Murray Dead at 93
Thursday November 22, 2012 @02:56PM Could Testing Block Psychopaths From Senior Management?
Thursday November 22, 2012 @02:31PM Insurance industry could screen-out Psychopaths from Senior Management
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @12:06PM Google Glass could be the virtual dieting pill of the future
Sunday November 18, 2012 @03:58PM Cancer can teach us about our own evolution
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @07:06PM Researchers Crown Buddhist Monk the World's Happiest Man
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @01:06PM Early therapy can change brains of kids with autism
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @06:59AM Buddhist monk is the world's happiest man
Friday October 26, 2012 @06:23PM Gut Bacteria Cocktail May End Need for Fecal Transplants
Thursday October 25, 2012 @07:29AM How Slight Sleep Deprivation Could Add Extra Pounds
Sunday October 21, 2012 @03:59PM States Face Huge Task In Tracking Meningitis-Tainted Drugs
Sunday October 21, 2012 @12:31AM Italian Supreme Court Accepts Mobile Phone-Tumor Link
Saturday October 20, 2012 @04:50PM U.S. Boys hitting puberty up to two years earlier: study
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @10:21PM Researcher reverse-engineers pacemaker transmitter to deliver deadly shocks
Friday October 12, 2012 @12:44PM New NASA Robot Could Help Paraplegics Walk
Thursday October 11, 2012 @07:17AM Study: Kids Under 3 Should Be Banned From Watching TV
Saturday October 06, 2012 @08:34AM Hiring Smokers Banned In South Florida City
Friday October 05, 2012 @05:45PM Why Worms In the Toilet Might Be a Good Idea
Friday October 05, 2012 @03:55PM Hiring Smokers – Banned In South Florida City
Thursday October 04, 2012 @09:54AM New Study Links Caffeinated Coffee To Vision Loss
Thursday September 27, 2012 @01:12PM Ultra-thin electronics designed to dissolve inside the body
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @04:41AM Fast-Food Logos Burned Into Pleasure Center of Children's Brains
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @12:53PM Virus may cure Acne
Monday September 24, 2012 @03:40PM Cheap, Portable Ultrasound Could a Be Lifesaver .
Saturday September 22, 2012 @12:00PM Ask Slashdot: Gaming With Only One Hand?
Thursday September 20, 2012 @09:17AM Wi-Fi Illness Claim Doesn't Impress New Mexico Court
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @06:13AM Is the Can Worse Than the Soda?
Friday September 07, 2012 @05:33PM California's Unspoken Health Problem: Brain Parasites
Thursday September 06, 2012 @11:34AM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Take On Stand-Up Desks?
Thursday August 30, 2012 @09:08AM Calorie Restriction May Not Extend Lifespan
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:11AM Inflammatory response linked to autism.
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:11AM Study Shows Marijuana Use In Teens Correlates To Decreasing IQ
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:22AM The Panic Over Fukushima
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:18AM Near-universal Mexican Healthcare Coverage Results From Science-informed Changes
Thursday August 16, 2012 @07:30AM Bill Gates Wants To Reinvent the Toilet
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @10:48AM Nathan Myhrvold, Do-Gooder
Saturday August 11, 2012 @01:01PM Patient Just Wants To See Data From His Implanted Medical Device
Saturday August 11, 2012 @12:44PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Position To Work For Long Hours?
Friday August 10, 2012 @10:13PM Nathan Myhrvold, Do-Gooder
Sunday August 05, 2012 @04:18AM Non-Disease Virus Kills Breast Cancer Cells In Lab
Friday August 03, 2012 @12:55AM Evidence Shows Cancer Regrowth Is Driven By Cancer Stem Cells
Monday July 23, 2012 @02:45AM First HIV Prevention Drug Approved By The FDA
Monday July 23, 2012 @01:57AM Nanoparticle Completely Eradicates Hepatitis C Virus
Friday July 20, 2012 @12:16AM Nanoparticle Completely Eradicates Hepatitis C Virus
Thursday July 19, 2012 @11:18AM Nanorobots eradicate Hepatitis C in the lab
Friday July 13, 2012 @02:52AM Study identifies how muscles are paralyzed during sleep
Wednesday July 11, 2012 @12:29AM Dental cavaties a thing of the past?
Monday July 09, 2012 @04:49PM Is the Web Driving Us Mad?
Sunday July 08, 2012 @04:05PM Cat Parasite May Increase Risk of Suicide In Humans
Friday July 06, 2012 @07:41PM WHO Says Afghan School "Poison Attacks" Probably Mass Hysteria
Thursday July 05, 2012 @07:27PM Implants May Improve Therapy For Neurological Disorders
Thursday July 05, 2012 @06:59AM Caffeine Linked To Lower Skin Cancer Risk
Wednesday July 04, 2012 @01:42PM Implants may improve therapy for neurological disorders
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @11:46AM Full-Body Airport Scanners Downsizing For Doctors/Dentists
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @10:46AM Ask Slashdot: Are Smart Meters Safe?
Friday June 29, 2012 @04:30PM Man Plagued by Porn-Induced Headaches
Saturday June 23, 2012 @10:06AM Google CEO Larry Page Says "Nothing Seriously Wrong"
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @09:15PM Patch Makes Certain Skin Cancers Disappear
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @01:18PM Patch Makes Certain Skin Cancers Disappear
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @09:25AM Mother's milk trains baby to fight bacteria
Thursday June 14, 2012 @09:31AM 10,000 Germs and a Few Pounds of Bacteria is Healthy
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @08:15PM Why are hearing aids so expensive
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @07:32AM Stroke Risk Spikes In Healthy Adults Who Don't Get Enough Sleep
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @07:09AM DNA Modifications Change As We Age
Monday June 11, 2012 @10:33AM BT Blocks Disabled Rights Site?
Sunday June 10, 2012 @09:00PM Sergey's Wife Patents Parkinson's Gene Find
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @10:07AM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Future of Standing/Walking Workstations?
Thursday May 31, 2012 @09:27AM Soda Ban May Hit the Big Apple
Sunday May 27, 2012 @11:46PM Is the Zombie Apocalypse Upon Us?
Sunday May 27, 2012 @04:11PM Key Gene Found Responsible For Accelerated Aging and Cancer
Thursday May 17, 2012 @11:13AM Good Cholesterol (HDL) is not all that it's cracked up to be
Wednesday May 16, 2012 @03:15PM FDA Panel Backs First Rapid, Take Home HIV Test
Wednesday May 16, 2012 @04:52AM F.D.A. Panel Backs First Rapid, Take Home H.I.V. Test
Thursday May 10, 2012 @12:59PM 'Social Jetlag' May Be Making You Fat
Wednesday May 09, 2012 @02:13PM Book Review: Fitness For Geeks
Monday May 07, 2012 @09:26AM Retinal Implants Restore Partial Sight To Three Blind