Slashdot Items Tagged "disease"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @08:14PM Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer, Says Study
Friday February 09, 2018 @01:15AM Spread of Breast Cancer Linked To Compound In Asparagus and Other Foods
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:36PM NFL Players With Long and Short Careers Have Similar Death Risk, Study Finds
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:55AM One in 50 of Us is Face Blind -- and Many Don't Even Realize
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 20, 2017 @06:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:46PM Synthetic DNA-Based Drug Is First To Slow Progress of Huntington's Disease
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:09PM Intelligent People More At Risk of Mental Illness, Study Finds
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:26PM Chinese Researchers Correct Genetic Mutation In Embryos Using Base Editing
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:21PM E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:52PM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:08PM First Human Embryos Edited In US
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @05:13PM Coffee Cuts Risk of Dying From Stroke and Heart Disease, Study Suggests
Friday June 23, 2017 @11:35AM Lone Star Tick spreading meat allergy
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:51PM A Baffling Brain Defect Is Linked to Gut Bacteria, Scientists Say
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:04PM Dormant Diseases Frozen In the Ice Are Waking Up
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @03:19PM Popular Belief That Saturated Fat Clogs Up Arteries Is a Myth, Experts Say
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:22PM Cycling To Work Can Cut Cancer and Heart Disease
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:30PM AI Can Predict Heart Attacks More Accurately Than Doctors
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:14PM The Only Thing, Historically, That's Curbed Inequality: Catastrophe
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:36PM Ethicists Advise Caution In Applying CRISPR Gene Editing To Humans
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:45PM Researchers Develop Compact Breathalyzer That Detects the Flu
Friday January 06, 2017 @01:01PM Fewer People Are Dying of Cancer Than Ever Before
Thursday December 29, 2016 @08:14PM Paintings Reveal Signs of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's In Famous Artists
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:09PM Scientists Develop a Breathalyzer That Detects 17 Diseases With One Breath From a Patient
Thursday December 22, 2016 @07:22PM New Test Spots Human Form of Mad Cow Disease With 100-Percent Accuracy
Thursday December 08, 2016 @03:42PM US Life Expectancy Declines For the First Time Since 1993
Friday December 02, 2016 @02:29AM Erich Bloch, Who Helped Develop IBM Mainframe, Dies At 91
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Monday November 21, 2016 @07:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Friday November 18, 2016 @07:20PM Scientists Discover Antibody That Neutralizes 98% of HIV Strains
Thursday November 17, 2016 @07:13PM Apple Launches 'Touch Disease' Repair Program For iPhone 6 Plus
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:24PM Health Anxiety May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Research Finds
Friday October 28, 2016 @06:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @02:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Friday September 16, 2016 @12:29AM Apple Is Still Ignoring One of the Biggest iPhone Engineering Flaws of All Time: 'Touch Disease'
Thursday September 08, 2016 @02:32PM Sri Lanka, Once Severely Affected By Malaria, Now Absolutely Free Of It
Thursday July 28, 2016 @06:25PM Study: Astronauts Who Reach Deep Space 'Far More Likely To Die From Heart Disease'
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @04:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:34PM Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study
Monday July 11, 2016 @11:58PM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @03:11PM American Scientists Working On Creating Chimeras: Half-Human, Half-Animal Embryos
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @05:12PM Harvard Scientist: Rio Olympics Could Spark 'Full Blown Global Health Disaster'
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:17PM Zika Virus Officially Causes Rare Microcephaly Birth Defects, CDC Says
Monday April 04, 2016 @05:59PM Risks To Human Health Will Accelerate As Climate Changes, White House Warns
Thursday February 25, 2016 @07:12PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @07:38PM Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:28PM Researchers Use CRISPR To Repair Genetic Defect That Causes Blindness
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:54PM Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC To Expand Travel Advisory
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:45PM Hawking Says Scientific Progress Is Major Source of New Threats To Humanity
Monday October 05, 2015 @06:43AM 3 Scientists Share Nobel For Parastic Disease Breakthroughs
Sunday October 04, 2015 @04:05AM Legionnaires' Bacteria Reemerges In Previously Disinfected Cooling Towers
Thursday September 24, 2015 @11:53AM An AI Hunts the Wild Animals Carrying Ebola
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:00AM Another Neurodegenerative Disease Linked To a Prion
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:42PM Death Toll at 4 In NYC Legionnaire's Outbreak
Thursday July 02, 2015 @08:43AM The Epidemic May be Over, But Liberia Has New Ebola Cases
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:33AM Computer Modeling Failed During the Ebola Outbreak
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:30AM Diphtheria Returns To Spain For Lack of Vaccination
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @07:03AM Forecasting the Next Pandemic
Saturday May 09, 2015 @05:09PM WHO Declares Liberian Ebola Outbreak Over
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:12PM Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone
Saturday February 21, 2015 @06:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:02AM Mississippi - the Nation's Leader In Vaccination Rates
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
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
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:13AM AIDS Origin Traced To 1920s Kinshasa
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:08PM GlaxoSmithKline Released 45 Liters of Live Polio Virus
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:53AM After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts
Friday September 26, 2014 @05:13PM How Did the 'Berlin Patient' Rid Himself of HIV?
Monday September 08, 2014 @12:32AM Denver Latest City Hit By Viral Respiratory Infection That Targets Kids
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 21, 2014 @06:27AM Study: Seals Infected Early Americans With Tuberculosis
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Friday August 01, 2014 @04:55PM US Army To Transport American Ebola Victim To Atlanta Hospital From Liberia
Thursday July 17, 2014 @02:19PM More Forgotten Vials of Deadly Diseases Discovered
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:51PM CDC Closes Anthrax, Flu Labs After Potentially Deadly Mix-Ups Come to Light
Friday July 11, 2014 @05:01PM Child Thought To Be Cured of HIV Relapses, Tests Positive Again
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:38PM A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet
Saturday June 07, 2014 @06:09AM Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:39AM Norwegian Infectious Disease Specialists Have New Theory On HIV In Africa
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:20PM Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @08:25AM India Frees Itself of Polio
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:34PM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Sunday July 28, 2013 @08:52AM GMO Oranges? Altering a Fruit's DNA To Save It
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:08AM Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells
Saturday June 01, 2013 @05:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:43AM Ancient Teeth Bacteria Record Disease Evolution
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @11:02AM Brain Pacemaker Implants Used To Treat Alzheimer's
Sunday December 23, 2012 @05:05AM Specific Gut Bacteria May Account For Much Obesity
Friday December 14, 2012 @08:26AM Github used to track tree disease
Monday November 26, 2012 @06:04PM Newly Developed RNA-Based Vaccine Could Offer Lifelong Protection From the Flu
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @05:19AM High security animal disease lab faces uncertain future
Sunday October 21, 2012 @03:59PM States Face Huge Task In Tracking Meningitis-Tainted Drugs
Sunday September 09, 2012 @12:27PM Yosemite Expands Scope of Hantavirus Warning: More than 20,000 At Risk
Friday August 31, 2012 @02:22AM University of Cape Town announces cure for Malaria
Sunday August 05, 2012 @11:38AM Scientists discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss
Friday August 03, 2012 @12:55AM Evidence Shows Cancer Regrowth Is Driven By Cancer Stem Cells
Friday July 06, 2012 @09:56AM Small Molecule May Play Big Role in Alzheimer's Disease
Saturday June 16, 2012 @01:38PM Black Death Discovered In Oregon
Friday March 23, 2012 @05:12PM Early Exposure To Germs Has Lasting Benefits
Friday February 24, 2012 @06:01PM New Avenue For MRSA 'Superbug': Pigs
Friday February 17, 2012 @03:22PM Deadly H5N1 flu studies to stay secret... for now
Friday February 10, 2012 @05:26PM Researchers, Biosecurity Board Debate How Open Virus Research Should Be
Friday February 10, 2012 @07:39AM Avian Flu (H5N1): Debate between Researchers and Biosecurity Advisory Board
Friday February 03, 2012 @12:10PM Alzheimer's Transmission Pathway Discovered
Friday January 27, 2012 @10:41PM Bill Gates Gives $750M To AIDS Fund
Friday January 20, 2012 @07:07PM Mutant Flu Researchers Declare a Time Out
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @10:09AM Multiple Sclerosis Damage Washed Away By Stream of Young Blood
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:02PM Totally Drug-Resistant TB Emerges In India
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @08:23AM IBM Tracks Pork Chops From Pig To Plate
Monday December 12, 2011 @12:50PM Scientists Are Now Tracking the Spread of Diseases
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @07:57AM Proteins Build "Cages" Around Bacteria
Saturday December 03, 2011 @02:31PM Repurposing Anti-Spam Tools For Detecting Mutations In HIV
Friday December 02, 2011 @05:47PM Gene Therapy Approach 'Completely' Protects Mice From HIV Infection
Thursday December 01, 2011 @08:08AM Fighting Mosquitoes With GM Mosquitoes
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @12:54AM Paper On Super Flu Strain May Be Banned From Publication
Friday November 18, 2011 @12:41AM Drug-Resistant Superbugs Sweeping Across Europe
Thursday November 17, 2011 @05:35PM The $443 Million Smallpox Vaccine That Nobody Needs
Saturday November 05, 2011 @04:07PM Google Maps, Disease Risk, and Migration
Friday November 04, 2011 @06:36PM Google Maps, Disease Risk, and Migration
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @11:15AM Why So Many Crashes of Bee-Carrying Trucks?
Saturday October 15, 2011 @10:46PM DNA Sequenced of Woman Who Lived To 115
Thursday September 01, 2011 @12:50PM Measles Resurgent Due To Fear of Vaccination
Friday April 08, 2011 @12:36PM "Superbug" Bacteria Found in Tap Water
Thursday October 28, 2010 @04:07PM Stopping Malaria By Immunizing Bugs
Thursday July 15, 2010 @06:19PM First 'Malaria-Proof' Mosquito Created
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @08:18PM Gonorrhea As the Next Superbug
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @04:06PM Gonorrhea: The Next "Superbug"?
Friday July 31, 2009 @04:37PM Amazon US Refunds Windows License Fee, Too
Monday June 02, 2008 @12:28PM Bye Bye Bananas — the Return of Panama Disease
Thursday August 30, 2007 @07:05AM Financial Services Firms Simulate Flu Pandemic
Tuesday March 20, 2007 @08:45AM GM Mosquito Could Fight Malaria
Thursday December 14, 2006 @03:39PM Is Internet Addiction a Medical Condition?
Saturday December 02, 2006 @10:07PM Gates Foundation To Spend All Its Assets
Tuesday November 21, 2006 @05:57AM Stem Cells At The Core of Cancer?
Tuesday October 31, 2006 @03:06PM Timely Book On Bird Flu
Wednesday September 27, 2006 @10:25AM Self Cleaning Mouse
Sunday June 18, 2006 @11:44PM Vintage Diseases Making a Comeback
Monday May 29, 2006 @10:12PM Stem Cells in the Heart?
Wednesday May 03, 2006 @10:17AM Americans Are Seriously Sick
Sunday April 02, 2006 @04:21AM Swedish Study Finds Cell Phone Cancer Risk
Sunday March 12, 2006 @05:09PM Videogames Used to Treat ADHD
Saturday March 11, 2006 @03:27AM The Pandemic vs. the IT Department
Thursday March 02, 2006 @09:03AM The Most Dangerous Bacteria
Saturday February 18, 2006 @11:09AM Segway Inventor Turns To Environment
Saturday February 18, 2006 @01:44AM Ebola Vaccine Passes Initial Human Tests
Friday February 17, 2006 @05:53PM Alzheimer's Progresses Faster in Educated People