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Unicode Consortium Looks At Symbols For Allergies 191 comments
Non-Invasive Spinal Cord Stimulation Gets Paralyzed Legs Moving Again 24 comments
DoD Ditches Open Source Medical Records System In $4.3B Contract 179 comments
Death Toll at 4 In NYC Legionnaire's Outbreak 13 comments
One In Four Indiana Residents' E-Record Data Exposed in Hack 60 comments
Ebola Vaccine 100% Successful In Guinea Trial 111 comments
NY Judge Rules Research Chimps Are Not 'Legal Persons' 171 comments
The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin 66 comments
James Jude, MD Co-inventor of CPR, Dies At 87 43 comments
8-Year-Old Makes History As First Pediatric Dual Hand Transplant Recipient 59 comments
Beyond Safety: Is Robotic Surgery Sustainable? 54 comments
Interviews: Dr. Temple Grandin Answers Your Questions 36 comments
Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts 70 comments
Malaria Vaccine Passes Key Regulatory Hurdle 34 comments
Giving Doctors Grades Has Backfired 245 comments
How Drug Companies Seek To Exploit Rare DNA Mutations 93 comments
Tallying the Mistakes and Malfunctions of Robot Surgeons 64 comments
The Mystery of Acupuncture Partly Explained In Rat Study 159 comments
Study: Living Near Fracking Correlates With Increased Hospital Visits 132 comments
Scientology Group Urged Veto of Mental Health Bill 265 comments
Chinese Girl Receives Full Skull Reconstruction Via 3D Printing 99 comments
What Happens When Your Own Limb Is Almost Good Enough? 34 comments
MUMPS, the Programming Language For Healthcare 166 comments
The Cure Culture: Our Obsession With Cures That Are 'Just Around the Corner' 204 comments
Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures 63 comments
Robot Performs Prostate Surgery Inside an MRI 64 comments
Most Doctors Work While Sick, Despite Knowing It's Bad For Patients 191 comments
Scientists Show Human Aging Rates Vary Widely 285 comments
How Bad User Interfaces Can Ruin Lives 288 comments
Ask Slashdot: Have You Tried a Standing Desk? 340 comments
Common Medications Sway Moral Judgment 132 comments
The Epidemic May be Over, But Liberia Has New Ebola Cases 11 comments
Depression: The Secret Struggle Startup Founders Won't Talk About 184 comments
Creating Bacterial "Fight Clubs" To Discover New Drugs 30 comments
Pass the Doritos, Scientists Develop Computer Game Targeted At Healthy Choices 81 comments
Despite Regulatory Nod, Cheap Ebola Test Still Undeployed 25 comments
Students Win Prize For Color-Changing Condoms That Detect STDs 171 comments
Supreme Court Upholds Key Obamacare Subsidies 591 comments
High-Fat, High-Sugar Diet Can Lead To Cognitive Decline 244 comments
NHS To Give Volunteers "Synthetic Blood" Made In a Laboratory Within Two Years 57 comments
Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight? 668 comments
The Science of Incivility 108 comments
Triggering a Mouse's Happy Memories With Lasers Gives It the Will To Struggle On 66 comments
Researchers Claim a Few Cat Videos Per Day Helps Keep the Doctor Away 59 comments
FDA Bans Trans Fat 851 comments
CDC: Americans Getting Heavier, Average Woman Weighs As Much As 1960s Man 409 comments
Monitoring Brain Activity With Mesh Electronics 31 comments
UW Researchers Prototype Sonar-Based Contactless Sleep Monitoring 40 comments
Why Our Brains Can't Process the Gravest Threats To Humanity 637 comments
Man With the "Golden Arm" Has Saved Lives of 2 Million Babies 97 comments
Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Criticizes Role of Women In Labs 412 comments
Computer Modeling Failed During the Ebola Outbreak 193 comments
Robotic Assistive Devices For Independent Living 17 comments
Report: Evidence of Healthcare Breaches Lurks On Infected Medical Devices 42 comments
South Korea Tracks Mobile Phones Over MERS Outbreak 20 comments
Chinese Doctor Performs Head Transplants On Mice 203 comments
Rare 9-way Kidney Swap a Success 130 comments
New Test Could Reveal Every Virus That's Ever Infected You 74 comments
Diphtheria Returns To Spain For Lack of Vaccination 254 comments
How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors 43 comments
Tiny Fantastic Voyage Inspired Robots Are Starting To Get Reasonably Mature 27 comments
The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here 95 comments
Hacking Your Body Through a Nerve In Your Neck 82 comments
Florida Hospital Shows Normal Internet Lag Time Won't Affect Remote Robotic Surgeries 125 comments
Live Anthrax Shipped Accidentally To S Korea and US Labs 67 comments
Gene Testing Often Gets It Wrong 37 comments
A Ph.D Thesis Defense Delayed By Injustice 77 Years 134 comments
Bats' White-Nose Syndrome May Be Cured 89 comments
Sex-Switched Mosquitoes May Help In Fight Against Diseases 150 comments
Machine That "Uncooks Eggs" Used To Improve Cancer Treatment 39 comments
Nerve Cells Made From Blood Cells 40 comments
After a Year of Secret Field-Testing, Brain-Controlled Bionic Legs Are Here 50 comments
Forecasting the Next Pandemic 57 comments
Silk Road's Leader Paid a Doctor To Help Keep Customers Safe 110 comments
Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine 333 comments
Turtle Receives First-Ever 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant of Its Kind 71 comments
California Senate Approves School Vaccine Bill 545 comments
How Light at Night Affects Preschoolers' Sleep Patterns, Part Two (Video) 29 comments
How Light at Night Affects Preschoolers' Sleep Patterns (Video) 51 comments
Dissolvable Electronic Stent Can Monitor Blocked Arteries 27 comments
World Health Organization Has New Rules For Avoiding Offensive Names 186 comments
Researchers Discover Breakthrough Drug Delivery Method By Changing Shape of Pill 66 comments
WHO Declares Liberian Ebola Outbreak Over 39 comments
Brainwave-Reading Patents Spike On Increase In Commercial Mind-Reading Apps 29 comments
Ebola Lurked In Cured Patient's Eye 65 comments
Researcher: Drug Infusion Pump Is the "Least Secure IP Device" He's Ever Seen 83 comments
Apple's Plans For Your DNA 101 comments
The Medical Bill Mystery 532 comments
Hacking the US Prescription System 78 comments
Space Radiation May Alter Astronauts' Neurons 73 comments
Results Are In From Psychology's Largest Reproducibility Test: 39/100 Reproduced 174 comments
Who Owns Pre-Embryos? 374 comments
The Next Generation of Medical Tools May Be Home-brewed 70 comments
A Light-Powered Retina Implant For the Blind 34 comments
Researchers Mount Cyberattacks Against Surgery Robot 55 comments
Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water 314 comments
Pepsi To Stop Using Aspartame 630 comments
Apple's Next Frontier Is Your Body 98 comments
Surgeon Swears Human Head Transplant Isn't a 'Metal Gear Solid' Publicity Stunt 118 comments
MIT Developing AI To Better Diagnose Cancer 33 comments
New Sampling Device Promises To Make Blood Tests Needle-Free 34 comments
Ancient Hangover Cure Discovered In Greek Texts 105 comments
Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Genetically Modified Human Embryos 182 comments
Swallowing Your Password 118 comments
Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California 616 comments
Using Adderall In the Office To Get Ahead 407 comments
Study Confirms No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism 341 comments
Protein Converts Pancreatic Cancer Cells Back Into Healthy Cells 52 comments
Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe 53 comments
Columbia University Doctors Ask For Dr. Mehmet Oz's Dismissal 320 comments
When You're the NFL Commish, Getting E-Medical Record Interoperability's a Cinch 47 comments
A 2-Year-Old Has Become the Youngest Person Ever To Be Cryonically Frozen 313 comments
New Chemical Tools Lead To Targeted Cancer Drugs 21 comments
How Brain Pacemakers Treat Parkinson's Disease 23 comments
Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits 184 comments
Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pain and Pleasure, Study Finds 187 comments
UW Scientists, Biotech Firm May Have Cure For Colorblindness 137 comments
Plaque-busting Nanoparticles Could Help Fight Tooth Decay 68 comments
Cannabis Smoking Makes Students Less Likely To Pass University Courses 291 comments
Being Overweight Reduces Dementia Risk 97 comments
The Democratization of Medical Diagnosis and Discovery 96 comments
DHS: Drug Infusion Pumps Vulnerable To Trivial Hacks 37 comments
Thousand-Year-Old Eye Salve Kills MRSA 124 comments
Material Made From Crustaceans Could Combat Battlefield Blood Loss 76 comments
Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision 81 comments
Is the Apple Watch a Useful Medical Device? (Video) 47 comments
Hacking Weight Loss: What I Learned Losing 30 Pounds 496 comments
First Prototype of a Working Tricorder Unveiled At SXSW 61 comments
Child Psychotherapist: Easy and Constant Access To the Internet Is Harming Kids 353 comments
WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient To Cancer Risk 179 comments
Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone 50 comments
New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function For Mice 109 comments
Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates 144 comments
Fake Suicide Attempt Tests Facebook Prevention Tool, Lands Man In Asylum 317 comments
Gates: Large Epidemics Need a More Agile Response 140 comments
Personal Healthcare Info of Over 11M Premera Customers Compromised 69 comments
Sloppy Biosafety Procedures Found At Federal Disease Center 21 comments
World's 1st Penis Transplant Done In South Africa 221 comments
Berkeley Builds a Heart Simulator 23 comments
Tony Stark Delivers Real 3D-Printed Bionic Arm To 7-Year Old Iron Man Fan 43 comments
Homeopathy Turns Out To Be Useless For Treating Medical Conditions 447 comments
Sugar Industry Shaped NIH Agenda On Dental Research 54 comments
Mental Health Experts Seek To Block the Paths To Suicide 498 comments
Dog Sniffs Out Cancer In Human Urine 97 comments
Make Those Brown Eyes Blue 208 comments
Inside the Weird World of 3D Printed Body Parts 61 comments
Ubisoft Has New Video Game Designed To Treat Lazy Eye 55 comments
Treadmill Performance Predicts Mortality 134 comments
Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer 208 comments
Banned Weight-loss Drug Could Combat Liver Disease, Diabetes 77 comments
Surgeon: First Human Head Transplant May Be Just Two Years Away 210 comments
Xeroxed Gene May Have Paved the Way For Large Human Brain 93 comments
The Peculiar Economics of Developing New Antibiotics 245 comments
Star Wars-Style "Bionic Hand' Fitted To First Patients 72 comments
Should a Service Robot Bring an Alcoholic a Drink? 162 comments
Use Astrology To Save Britain's Health System, Says MP 320 comments
Giant Asian Gerbils May Have Caused the Black Death 65 comments
Study: Peanut Consumption In Infancy Helps Prevent Peanut Allergy 243 comments
Brain Imaging Shows Abnormal White Matter Areas In the Brains of Stutterers 50 comments
Mummified Monk Found Inside 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue 108 comments
Researchers: Alcohol Health Risks Underestimated, Marijuana Relatively Safe 398 comments
Looking Up Symptoms Online? These Companies Are Tracking You 147 comments
Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat 71 comments
Rapid Test For Ebola Now Available 27 comments
Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital 132 comments
Researchers Block HIV Infection In Monkeys With Artificial Protein 96 comments
Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages 369 comments
Inside the Mind of a Schizophrenic Through Virtual Reality 93 comments
Researcher Developing Tattoo Removal Cream 164 comments
US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs 80 comments
Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought 365 comments
Unearthing Fraud In Medical Trials 80 comments
Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities 580 comments
Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile? 289 comments
Paramedics Use Google Translate While Delivering Baby 132 comments
Ask Slashdot: Panic Button a Very Young Child Can Use 327 comments
Alcohol's Evaporating Health Benefits 305 comments
US Gov't To Withdraw Food Warnings About Dietary Cholesterol 180 comments
Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional 231 comments
Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant 378 comments
How a Hardware Designer Was Saved By His Own Creation 60 comments
Smartphone Attachment Can Test For HIV In 15 Minutes 84 comments
Mississippi - the Nation's Leader In Vaccination Rates 297 comments
Too Much Exercise May Not Be Better Than a Sedentary Lifestyle 200 comments
Testosterone Increasingly Being Used To Fight Aging In Men 201 comments
British MPs Approve 3-Parent Babies 199 comments
Novel Fluorinated Compounds Discovered In Firefighters' Blood 87 comments
Major Retailers Accused of Selling Fraudulent Herbal Supplements 412 comments
Science's Biggest Failure: Everything About Diet and Fitness 958 comments
New Jersey Gov. Christie: Parents Should Have Choice In Vaccinations 740 comments
Telomere-Lengthening Procedure Turns Clock Back Years In Human Cells 183 comments
Scientists Float Soap Bubbles As a More Effective Drug Delivery Method 15 comments
FDA Wants To Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Florida 265 comments
Brain Implants Get Brainier 49 comments
Scientists Discover How To Track Natural Errors In DNA Replication 19 comments
Scientists 3D-Printing Cartilage For Medical Implants 23 comments
Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg 155 comments
New Nicotine Vaccine May Succeed Where Others Have Failed 178 comments
Should Disney Require Its Employees To Be Vaccinated? 673 comments
New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild 130 comments
Microbots Deliver Medical Payload In Living Creature For the First Time 41 comments
Regular Exercise Not Enough To Make Up For Sitting All Day 348 comments
Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance 136 comments
Scientists Discover Compound In Baby Diapers Can Enlarge Brain Cells 75 comments
FDA Approves Implantable Vagus Nerve Disruptor For Weight Loss 168 comments
Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's 79 comments
Man Saves Wife's Sight By 3D Printing Her Tumor 164 comments
Silicon Valley's Quest To Extend Life 'Well Beyond 120' 273 comments
Short-Term Exposure To Diesel Fumes Causes Changes In Gene Expression 132 comments
New Implant Lets Paralyzed Rats Walk Again 35 comments
Microbe Found In Grassy Field Contains Powerful Antibiotic 84 comments
The Downside of Connected Healthcare: Cyberchondria 79 comments
Beware Headlines Saying Chocolate Is Good For You 224 comments
65% of Cancers Caused by Bad Luck, Not Genetics or Environment 180 comments
Ebola Patient Zero Identified, Probably Infected By Bats 112 comments
2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack 130 comments
Meet the Doctor Trying To Use the Blood of Ebola Survivors To Create a Cure 33 comments
How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years 441 comments
Problem Solver Beer Tells How Much To Drink To Boost Your Creativity 73 comments
How a 3D Printer Let a Dog Run For the First Time 26 comments
Machine Learning Reveals Genetic Controls 14 comments
After 40 Years As a Double Amputee, Man Gains Two Bionic Arms 66 comments
Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene 175 comments
Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine 266 comments
Doctors Replace Patient's Thoracic Vertebrae With 3D-Printed Replica 55 comments
Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements? 1051 comments
Study Explains Why Women Miscarry More Males During Tough Times 113 comments
"Fat-Burning Pill" Inches Closer To Reality 153 comments
Photoswitch Therapy Restores Vision To Blind Lab Animals 17 comments
Feds Plan For 35 Agencies To Collect, Share, Use Health Records of Americans 209 comments
Nanotube Film Could Replace Defective Retinas 24 comments
New Virus Means Deadlier Flu Season Is Possible 163 comments
FTC: Online Billing Service Deceptively Collected Medical Records 25 comments
How High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Will Hack Your Skin 57 comments
Study: HIV Becoming Less Deadly, Less Infectious 172 comments
Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools 233 comments
WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet 78 comments
Single Pixel Camera Takes Images Through Breast Tissue 81 comments
Researchers Discover an "Off Switch" For Pain In the Brain 83 comments
Health Advisor: Ebola Still Spreading, Worst Outbreak We've Ever Seen 244 comments
Canada's Ebola Vaccine Nets Millions For Tiny US Biotech Firm 70 comments
"Advanced Life Support" Ambulances May Lead To More Deaths 112 comments
Raspberry Pi-Powered Body Illusion Lets You Experience Parkinson's 38 comments
Apple To Donate Profit Portion From Black Friday For AIDS Fight 102 comments
Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood 252 comments
The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia 231 comments
Machine Learning Used To Predict Military Suicides 74 comments
How To Anesthetize an Octopus 105 comments
Researchers Develop $60 Sonar Watch To Aid the Visually Impaired 30 comments
Researchers Forecast the Spread of Diseases Using Wikipedia 61 comments
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