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Apple's Next Frontier Is Your Body 85 comments
Surgeon Swears Human Head Transplant Isn't a 'Metal Gear Solid' Publicity Stunt 115 comments
MIT Developing AI To Better Diagnose Cancer 33 comments
New Sampling Device Promises To Make Blood Tests Needle-Free 33 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 606 comments
Using Adderall In the Office To Get Ahead 395 comments
Study Confirms No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism 339 comments
Protein Converts Pancreatic Cancer Cells Back Into Healthy Cells 51 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
Scientists Discover a Virus That Changes the Brain To "Make Humans More Stupid" 275 comments
Study: Body Weight Heavily Influenced By Heritable Gut Microbes 297 comments
Researchers Direct Growth of Neurons With Silicon Nitride Microtubes 23 comments
Human Clinical Trials To Begin On Drug That Reverses Diabetes In Animal Models 140 comments
Low-Cost 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand To Be Tested On Amputees In Ecuador 16 comments
French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children 99 comments
Crowdsourcing Project Predicts Progression of ALS 29 comments
Ebola Nose Spray Vaccine Protects Monkeys 198 comments
Revitalizing Medical Imaging With Ultrasound-On-a-Chip 47 comments
Shift Work Dulls Brain Performance 131 comments
Gates Donates $500M+ To Fight Malaria and Other Diseases 106 comments
How Google Can Get the Flu Right 31 comments
Statisticians Study Who Was Helped Most By Obamacare 739 comments
Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps 294 comments
"Ambulance Drone" Prototype Unveiled In Holland 82 comments
Why Every Cardiac Patient Needs a Virtual Heart 62 comments
Google Developing a Pill To Detect Cancer 58 comments
Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients 117 comments
The Man With the Golden Blood 75 comments
Scientists Engineer Cancer-Killing Stem Cells 46 comments
Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina 56 comments
Detritus From Cancer Cells May Infect Healthy Cells 46 comments
NY Doctor Recently Back From West Africa Tests Positive For Ebola 372 comments
Leaked Documents Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Ebola Vaccine Issues 124 comments
DHS Investigates 24 Potentially Lethal IoT Medical Devices 79 comments
Ebola Does Not Require an "Ebola Czar," Nor Calling Up the National Guard 384 comments
Cell Transplant Allows Paralyzed Man To Walk 161 comments
3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids 64 comments
Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres 422 comments
Canada Will Ship 800 Doses of Experimental Ebola Drug to WHO 102 comments
Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots 87 comments
High-Tech Walkers Could Help Japan's Elderly Stay Independent 34 comments
Chemists Grow Soil Fungus On Cheerios, Discover New Antifungal Compounds 77 comments
Trans-Pacific Partnership May Endanger World Health, Newly Leaked Chapter Shows 132 comments
How Nigeria Stopped Ebola 381 comments
Early Childhood Neglect Associated With Altered Brain Structure, ADHD 87 comments
Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker 463 comments
Who's In Charge During the Ebola Crisis? 279 comments
Feces-Filled Capsules Treat Bacterial Infection 135 comments
Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola 421 comments
Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical 193 comments
The CDC Is Carefully Controlling How Scared You Are About Ebola 478 comments
Prosthetic Hand Capable of Delivering Texture Sensations 30 comments
Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin 100 comments
Texas Ebola Patient Dies 487 comments
Ebola Vaccine Trials Forcing Tough Choices 178 comments
Professor Kevin Fu Answers Your Questions About Medical Device Security 21 comments
Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research 33 comments
Diners Tend To Eat More If Their Companions Are Overweight 126 comments
AIDS Origin Traced To 1920s Kinshasa 162 comments
First Birth From Human Womb Transplant 120 comments
GlaxoSmithKline Released 45 Liters of Live Polio Virus 209 comments
Lost Sense of Smell Is a Strong Predictor of Death Within 5 Years 139 comments
Facebook Ready To Get Into Healthcare 99 comments
FDA Issues Guidance On Cybersecurity of Medical Devices 26 comments
After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts 258 comments
Back To Faxes: Doctors Can't Exchange Digital Medical Records 240 comments
Ebola Has Made It To the United States 475 comments
Medical Records Worth More To Hackers Than Credit Cards 78 comments
The Odd Effects of Being Struck By Lightning 191 comments
How Did the 'Berlin Patient' Rid Himself of HIV? 107 comments
3D Bioprinter Creates "Living Bandage" Skin Grafts For Burn Victims 26 comments
Device Allows Paralyzed Rats To Walk, Human Trials Scheduled Next Summer 85 comments
Fukushima Radiation Still Poisoning Insects 119 comments
CDC: Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million In 4 Months 280 comments
Bioethicist At National Institutes of Health: "Why I Hope To Die At 75" 478 comments
New MRI Studies Show SSRIs Bring Rapid Changes to Brain Function 138 comments
Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout 392 comments
Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance 294 comments
Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response 221 comments
Farmers Carry Multidrug-Resistant Staph For Weeks Into Local Communities 122 comments
Schizophrenia Is Not a Single Disease 222 comments
Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets 106 comments
If We Can't Kill Cancer, Can We Control It? 140 comments
US Scientists Predict Long Battle Against Ebola 119 comments
DARPA Funds Harvard's Soft Exoskeletal Suit 29 comments
Medical Milestone: Scientists Reset Human Stem Cells 75 comments
Link Between Salt and High Blood Pressure 'Overstated' 291 comments
The Grassroots Future of Biohacking 68 comments
Reanalysis of Clinical Trials Finds Misleading Results 74 comments
UCLA Biologists Delay the Aging Process In Fruit Flies 82 comments
3 Short Walking Breaks Can Reverse Harm From 3 Hours of Sitting 176 comments
In France, a Second Patient Receives Permanent Artificial Heart 183 comments
Scientists Regenerate Rat Muscle Tissue 26 comments
Denver Latest City Hit By Viral Respiratory Infection That Targets Kids 174 comments
Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought 173 comments
Survivors' Blood Holds Promise, But Draws Critics, As Ebola Treatment 55 comments
Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola 105 comments
Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov 150 comments
Oregon Suing Oracle Over Obamacare Site, But Still Needs Oracle's Help 116 comments
States Allowing Medical Marijuana Have Fewer Painkiller Deaths 217 comments
Scientists Found the Origin of the Ebola Outbreak 86 comments
Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection 91 comments
Magnetic Stimulation Boosts Memory In Humans 74 comments
No, a Stolen iPod Didn't Brick Ben Eberle's Prosthetic Hand 122 comments
Eye Problems From Space Affect At Least 21 NASA Astronauts 109 comments
$75K Prosthetic Arm Is Bricked When Paired iPod Is Stolen 194 comments
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