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New Research Suggests Cancer May Be an Intrinsic Property of Cells 174 comments
Experimental Drug Stops Ebola-like Infection 51 comments
Study: Seals Infected Early Americans With Tuberculosis 74 comments
Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data 170 comments
Ebola Quarantine Center In Liberia Looted 358 comments
Involuntary Eye Movement May Provide Definitive Diagnosis of ADHD 199 comments
The Billion-Dollar Website 194 comments
How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier 213 comments
UCSD To Test Safety of Spinal Stem Cell Injection 43 comments
Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors 111 comments
Online Tool Flagged Ebola Outbreak Before Formal WHO Announcement 35 comments
Enthusiast Opts For $2200 Laser Eye Surgery To Enhance Oculus Rift Experience 109 comments
Experimental Drug Compound Found To Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's In Mice 105 comments
E-Visits To the Doctor To Top 75 Million In the US, Canada This Year 35 comments
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak An International Emergency 183 comments
The Doctor Will Skype You Now 97 comments
Why Bhutan Might Get Drone Delivery Copters Before Seattle Does 102 comments
"Secret Serum" Used To Treat Americans With Ebola 390 comments
Ask Slashdot: Bulletproof Video Conferencing For Alzheimers Home? 194 comments
DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader' 65 comments
US Army To Transport American Ebola Victim To Atlanta Hospital From Liberia 409 comments
Researchers Create Virtual Reality 'Parties' To Treat Drug Addiction 47 comments
The Problems With Drug Testing 166 comments
UK Team Claims Breakthrough In Universal Cancer Test 63 comments
Smoking Mothers May Alter the DNA of Their Children 155 comments
Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut 100 comments
Amputee Is German Long Jump Champion 175 comments
Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants 71 comments
Google Looking To Define a Healthy Human 125 comments
Metamason: Revolutionizing CPAP Masks With 3D Scanning and 3D Printing 59 comments
Laser Eye Surgery, Revisited 10 Years Later 550 comments
Ebola Outbreak Continues To Expand 170 comments
Researchers Successfully Cut HIV DNA Out of Human Cells 64 comments
Why Are the World's Scientists Continuing To Take Chances With Smallpox? 190 comments
Mimicking Vesicle Fusion To Make Gold Nanoparticles Easily Penetrate Cells 20 comments
Genetically Modifying an Entire Ecosystem 52 comments
Gene Therapy Converts Heart Cells Into "Biological Pacemakers" 26 comments
New Treatment Stops Type II Diabetes 253 comments
Taking Great Ideas From the Lab To the Fab 19 comments
More Forgotten Vials of Deadly Diseases Discovered 55 comments
Biofeedback Games and The Placebo Effect 57 comments
CDC Closes Anthrax, Flu Labs After Potentially Deadly Mix-Ups Come to Light 89 comments
Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC 159 comments
Child Thought To Be Cured of HIV Relapses, Tests Positive Again 126 comments
A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet 120 comments
Another Dementia Test Oversold 24 comments
Wireless Contraception 302 comments
Blue Shield Leaks 18,000 Doctors' Social Security Numbers 74 comments
FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps 123 comments
Researchers Create Walking, Muscle-Powered Biobots 33 comments
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception 1330 comments
Fixing Faulty Genes On the Cheap 105 comments
Larry Page: Healthcare Data Mining Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year 186 comments
CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking 454 comments
Company Uses 3D Printing and Design To Change the Way We Look At Prosthetics 28 comments
Hospitals Begin Data-Mining Patients 162 comments
What Happens If You Have a Heart Attack In Space? 83 comments
Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine 73 comments
Otherlab Working on a 'Fundamental Jump' in Technology for Exoskeletons (Video) 36 comments
Computing a Cure For HIV 89 comments
Endorphins Make Tanning Addictive 51 comments
Scientists Successfully Grow Full Head of Hair On Bald Man 109 comments
Smartphones To Monitor Schizophrenics 99 comments
Researchers Find "Achilles Heel" of Drug Resistant Bacteria 106 comments
First Movie of an Entire Brain's Neuronal Activity 44 comments
'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke 47 comments
Century-Old Drug Reverses Signs of Autism In Mice 207 comments
Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise In Diabetes Test 75 comments
"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa 396 comments
California Whooping Cough Cases "an Epidemic" 387 comments
British Army Turns To Oculus Rift To Take the Sting Out of Battlefield Trauma 23 comments
Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data 53 comments
3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans' 69 comments
Open-Source Hardware For Neuroscience 41 comments
EU's Top Court May Define Obesity As a Disability 625 comments
Human Blood Substitute Could Help Meet Donor Blood Shortfall 172 comments
General Anesthesia Exposure In Infancy Causes Long-Term Memory Deficits 90 comments
Lyme Bacterium's Possible Ancestor Found In Ancient Tick 30 comments
Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration of Damaged, Old Immune System 148 comments
Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas 132 comments
Lose Sleep, Fail To Form Memory 85 comments
Robots and Irradiated Parasites Enlisted In the Fight Against Malaria 84 comments
The Light Might Make You Heavy 138 comments
Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration 493 comments
Study: Stop Being So Cynical, You Could Give Yourself Dementia 153 comments
Can Cyborg Tech End Human Disability By 2064? 121 comments
Wikipedia Medical Articles Found To Have High Error Rate 200 comments
Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure 62 comments
Human "Suspended Animation" Trials To Start This Month 104 comments
Mental Illness Reduces Lifespan As Much as Smoking 192 comments
Botched Executions Put Lethal Injections Under New Scrutiny 483 comments
Ask Slashdot: Communication With Locked-in Syndrome Patient? 552 comments
Yelp Reviews Help NYC Health Department Find and Close Dirty Restaurants 64 comments
World's Smallest Nanomotor Could Power Cell-Sized Nanobots For Drug Delivery 20 comments
Mysterious Disease May Be Carried by the Wind 72 comments
Measles Virus Puts Woman's Cancer Into Remission 74 comments
Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting 66 comments
DIY Lab Tests Getting More Capable 85 comments
Electric Stimulation Could Help You Control Your Dreams 138 comments
Norwegian Infectious Disease Specialists Have New Theory On HIV In Africa 118 comments
Physician Operates On Server, Costs His Hospital $4.8 Million 143 comments
Luke Prosthetic Arm Approved By FDA 59 comments
Controlling Fear By Modifying DNA 105 comments
Polio Causes Global Health Emergency 126 comments
Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood 178 comments
Researchers Develop DNA GPS Tool To Accurately Trace Geographical Ancestry 69 comments
Graphene Could Be Dangerous To Humans and the Environment 135 comments
Oklahoma Botched an Execution With Untested Lethal Injection Drugs 1198 comments
Brazilians Welcome Genetically-Modified Mosquito To Help Fight Dengue Fever 137 comments
This Chip Can Tell If You've Been Poisoned 36 comments
Anonymous's Latest Target: Boston Children's Hospital 329 comments
Mobile Game Attempts To Diagnose Alzheimer's 21 comments
Implant Injects DNA Into Ear, Improves Hearing 34 comments
$42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand 288 comments
Closing Surgical Incisions With a Paintbrush and Nanoparticles 56 comments
Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On Healthcare.gov 81 comments
Oracle Deflects Blame For Troubled Oregon Health Care Site 163 comments
In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults 43 comments
Switching From Sitting To Standing At Your Desk 312 comments
U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn 135 comments
Carpenter Who Cut Off His Fingers Makes "Robohand" With 3-D Printer 91 comments
Jenny McCarthy: "I Am Not Anti-Vaccine'" 588 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are You Apocalypse-Useful? 737 comments
Racing To Contain Ebola 112 comments
The Amoeba That Eats Human Intestines, Cell By Cell 71 comments
Australia Declares Homeopathy Nonsense, Urges Doctors to Inform Patients 408 comments
To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer 179 comments
Should Patients Have the Option To Not Know Their DNA? 157 comments
Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies 94 comments
Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs 49 comments
Astronauts' Hearts Change Shape In Space 113 comments
Ancient Virus DNA Discovery Could Be a Breakthrough In How Diseases Are Treated 53 comments
Continued Rise In Autism Diagnoses Puzzles Researchers, Galvanizes Advocates 558 comments
West Nile Virus May Have Met Its Match: Tobacco 54 comments
Daylight Saving Time Linked To Heart Attacks 240 comments
Researchers: Rats Didn't Spread Black Death, Humans Did 135 comments
Gunshot Victims To Be Part of "Suspended Animation" Trials 357 comments
3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted In Woman 132 comments
Homeopathic Remedies Recalled For Containing Real Medicine 173 comments
Jimmy Wales To 'Holistic Healers': Prove Your Claims the Old-Fashioned Way 517 comments
IBM's Watson To Be Used For Cancer Treatment 46 comments
Research Suggests Pulling All-Nighters Can Cause Permanent Damage 144 comments
Survey Finds Nearly 50% In US Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories 395 comments
St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver 129 comments
Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth 31 comments
Friendly Fungus Protects Our Mouths From Invaders 63 comments
Medicine Delivered By Flying Drones 43 comments
Measles Outbreak In NYC 747 comments
Google Flu Trends Gets It Wrong Three Years Running 64 comments
White House: Get ACA Insurance Coverage, Launch Start-Ups 578 comments
Stanford Bioengineer Develops a 50-cent Paper Microscope 83 comments
LABONFOIL: A Portable Bond-Style Lab 30 comments
Sniffing Out Cancer With Electronic Noses 22 comments
Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year 111 comments
New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset 86 comments
Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging 130 comments
Genomic Medicine, Finally 64 comments
First LSD Test In 40 Years Reveal Drug Helps Terminal Patients Prepare For Death 221 comments
Researchers Hope To Grow Human Ears From Fat Tissue 35 comments
Deadly Avian Flu Strain Penetrates Biosecurity Defenses In Seoul 49 comments
Low-Protein Diet May Extend Lifespan 459 comments
Pro-Vaccination Efforts May Be Scaring Wary Parents From Shots 482 comments
How Japanese Scientists Are Monitoring Fukushima Babies For Radiation Exposure 95 comments
Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes 56 comments
UK Government Proposes Rules To Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos' 146 comments
Blood Test of 4 Biomarkers Predicts Death Within 5 Years 104 comments
Doctors Say New Pain Pill Is "Genuinely Frightening" 294 comments
Horseshoe Crabs Are Bled Alive To Create an Unparalleled Biomedical Technology 159 comments
Augmented Reality Treatment May Alleviate Phantom Limb Pain 30 comments
Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s 166 comments
Delayed Fatherhood May Be Linked To Certain Congenital and Mental Disorders 192 comments
Paralyzed Woman Walks Again With 3D-Printed Robotic Exoskeleton 41 comments
Egg-free Flu Vaccines Provide Faster Pandemic Response 64 comments
Healthcare Organizations Under Siege From Cyberattacks, Study Says 61 comments
3-D Printed Pelvis Holding Up After 3 Years 82 comments
YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims 268 comments
New Encryption Scheme Could Protect Your Genome 78 comments
Apple Rumored To Be Exploring Medical Devices, Electric Cars To Reignite Growth 255 comments
Putting the Next Generation of Brains In Danger 143 comments
11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions 180 comments
Tiny Motors Controlled Inside Human Cells 46 comments
Hackers Penetrate Top Medical Device Makers 76 comments
A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back 253 comments
Leonard Nimoy: Smoking Is Illogical 401 comments
UK Police Will Have Backdoor Access To Health Records 108 comments
Big Pharma Presses US To Quash Cheap Drug Production In India 255 comments
Amputee Has Prosthetic Hand Wired To Nerves 72 comments
Former Red Hat COO Helps Health Care Providers Work Together (Video) 74 comments
HealthCare.gov Can't Handle Appeals of Errors 208 comments
Ultrasound Technique Provides a New Radiation Free Way To Visualize Tumors 35 comments
Animal Drug Investigation Reveals Pet Medication Often Doesn't Work 279 comments
Nintendo Could Base Comeback On Improving Peoples' Health 129 comments
Peanut Allergy Treatment Trial In UK "A Success" 192 comments
Study: Some Antioxidants Could Increase Cancer Rates 117 comments
Predicting the Risk of Suicide By Analyzing the Text of Clinical Notes 70 comments
3D Printing of Human Tissue To Spark Ethics Debate 234 comments
Fighting the Flu May Hurt Those Around You 351 comments
Nobel Prize Winning Economist: Legalize Sale of Human Organs 518 comments
Google Announces Smart Contact Lens Project For Diabetics 90 comments
Paging Dr. MacGyver: Maker Movement Comes To Medical Gear 61 comments
Low-Cost Morphing Robotic Hands Could Revolutionize Blue-Collar Bionics 21 comments
Using Nanotechnology To Build Thinner, Stronger Condoms 253 comments
India Frees Itself of Polio 309 comments
Doctors Say Food Stamp Cuts Could Cause Higher Healthcare Costs 1043 comments
Daily Pot Use Tied To Age of First Psychotic Episode 382 comments
New Treatment Kills Metastatic Cancer Cells 55 comments
Smart Toothbrush Aims For Better Brushing Habits 102 comments
Mending Hearts With Light-Activated Glue 38 comments
The Other Exam Room: When Doctors 'Google' Their Patients 231 comments
Why a Cure For Cancer Is So Elusive 366 comments
Ecuadorian Navy Rescues Bezos After Kidney Stone Attack 190 comments
The First Prescription-Only App 84 comments
"Jumping Genes" Linked To Schizophrenia 77 comments
Finnish HIV Vaccine Testing To Begin 72 comments
Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School 294 comments
Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings 141 comments
First 3D Printed Liver Expected In 2014 67 comments
Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer? 218 comments
French Team Implants First Long-Term Artificial Heart 106 comments
Researchers Crack Major HIV Mystery 84 comments
Scientists Reverse Muscle Aging In Mice 34 comments
Scientists Print Retinal Cells 41 comments
Want To Fight Allergies? Get a Dirty Dog 147 comments
Multidrug Resistance Gene Released By Chinese Wastewater Treatment Plants 111 comments
Healthcare IT's Achilles' Heel: Sensors 84 comments
Multivitamin Researchers Say 'Case Is Closed' As Studies Find No Health Benefits 554 comments
The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder 246 comments
Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions 28 comments
Oregon Signs Up Just 44 People For Obamacare Despite Spending $300 Million 586 comments
You Are What Your Dad Ate 130 comments
Neural Prosthetic Acts Like "Bridge" Over Damaged Brain Areas 54 comments
Killing Cancer By Retraining the Patient's Immune System 175 comments
Diet Drugs Work: Why Won't Doctors Prescribe Them? 670 comments
After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information 146 comments
U.S. Measles Cases Triple In 2013 462 comments
First Images of a Heart Injected With Liquid Metal 115 comments
Gut Microbes Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice 160 comments
Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain 127 comments
Medical Radioactive Material Truck Stolen In Mexico 98 comments
Mathematical Model of Zombie Epidemics Reveals Two Types of Living-Dead Strains 163 comments
Crowdsourcing the Discovery of New Antibiotics 73 comments
Google Glass Making Its Way Into Operating Rooms 120 comments
A Review of the "Mental Illness" Definition Might Prevent Crime 260 comments
Officials Say HealthCare.gov Site Now Performing Well 644 comments
Google Supercomputers Tackle Giant Drug-Interaction Data Crunch 50 comments
Disabled Woman Denied Entrance To US Due To Private Medical Records 784 comments
European Health Levels Suddenly Collapsed After 2003 and Nobody Is Sure Why 304 comments
Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad 961 comments
BBC: Amazon Workers Face "Increased Risk of Mental Illness" 321 comments
Healthcare.gov and the Gulf Between Planning and Reality 494 comments
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