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Poor Scientific Research Is Disproportionately Rewarded 77 comments
UPS Is Starting To Test Drone Deliveries In the US 44 comments
Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds 175 comments
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases' 161 comments
Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts, Says Study 210 comments
Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company 258 comments
Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative To The $600 EpiPen 325 comments
Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital 294 comments
Oregon Settles $6 Billion Lawsuit Over Oracle's Botched Healthcare Website 113 comments
Vanity Fair Blames The Failure of Theranos On Silicon Valley 127 comments
Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't Techies Improving The World? 536 comments
Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US 71 comments
How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats 429 comments
World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia 97 comments
Sugar Industry Bought Off Scientists, Skewed Dietary Guidelines For Decades 526 comments
CureCoin Cryptocurrency Enters Third Year of Helping Disease Researchers 21 comments
DNA Confirms Cause of 1665 London's Great Plague 77 comments
Microsoft Hopes To Hire More Coders With Autism 226 comments
Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs 87 comments
AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health 629 comments
Should We Kill All The Mosquitoes? 470 comments
Brain-Zapping Gadgets Need Regulation, Say Scientists 51 comments
FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests 74 comments
'Longest Living Human' Says He Is Ready For Death At 145 314 comments
The Big Short: Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude 81 comments
Marijuana Provides More Pain Relief For Men Than Woman, Says Study 144 comments
Startup Aims To Commercialize a Brain Implant To Improve Memory 85 comments
8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality 17 comments
Online Drug Sales Triple After Silk Road Closure, Says Report 95 comments
Soylent Coffee: Nootropics, Fat, Carbs, Protein -- But Will It Give You The Toots? 148 comments
University Collects Medical Samples Via Drones In Madagascar 20 comments
Stem Cell Researchers Can Now Combine Animal and Human Embryos In The US 92 comments
Florida District Considers Releasing GMO Mosquitos After Cayman Islands Experiment 144 comments
Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car 76 comments
Man Says Tesla Autopilot Saved His Life By Driving Him To the Hospital 153 comments
Brains of Overweight People Look Ten Years Older Than Those of Lean Peers, Says Report 184 comments
Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack 30 comments
Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report 257 comments
Olympic Swimmers 'Certain' To Pick Up Virus From Three Teaspoons of Rio Water 280 comments
Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young 373 comments
Google's Alphabet and GSK Forge $715 Million Bioelectronic Firm To Fight Diseases Without Meds 27 comments
Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab' 40 comments
Can Blocking Blue Light Help Bipolar Disorder As Well as Sleep Issues? 230 comments
World's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Chernobyl Nuclear Wasteland 159 comments
Study: Astronauts Who Reach Deep Space 'Far More Likely To Die From Heart Disease' 157 comments
E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors, Says Study 312 comments
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings 33 comments
Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water 182 comments
'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says 66 comments
Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears 153 comments
Can Computerized Brain Training Prevent Dementia? 49 comments
CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans 93 comments
Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will 285 comments
Technology Is Making Doctors Feel Like Glorified Data Entry Clerks 326 comments
New Study Shows Why Big Pharma Hates Medical Marijuana 416 comments
Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three 62 comments
Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study 202 comments
Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids 75 comments
Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes? 93 comments
A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline 321 comments
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab 146 comments
Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide 160 comments
Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests 186 comments
Apple To Encourage Organ Donation With Health App 63 comments
'Healing' Detected In Antarctic Ozone Hole, Says Study 95 comments
Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications 73 comments
RIP Xbox Fitness: Users Will Soon Lose Access To Workout Videos They Bought 115 comments
Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns 60 comments
Researchers Find Game-Changing Helium Reserve In Tanzania 190 comments
After Death, Hundreds of Genes Spring Back to Life 62 comments
Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry? 111 comments
New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor 301 comments
Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic' 198 comments
Crispr Wins Key Approval to Fight Cancer in Human Trials 71 comments
Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms 104 comments
South Australia Refuses To Stop Using An Expired, MS-DOS-Based Health Software 230 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should You Store Medical Details In The Cloud? 262 comments
Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper 262 comments
LG Sells Mosquito-Repelling TV In India 50 comments
WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer 274 comments
Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer 53 comments
DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant 176 comments
Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection 73 comments
23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment 74 comments
Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life 208 comments
Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research 42 comments
Seattle App Summons Help When You Need CPR 55 comments
Wheelchair-Bound Stroke Victim Walks Again After 'Unprecedented' Stem Cell Trial At Stanford 92 comments
Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes 57 comments
Samsung Unveils Gear Fit 2 Activity Tracker and IconX Wireless Earbuds 25 comments
US Death Rate Rises, Health Officials Aren't Sure Why 607 comments
Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero 215 comments
Panasonic To Stop Making LCD Panels For TVs 103 comments
ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo' 39 comments
Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study 100 comments
FDA Approves First Implant Treatment For Opioid Addiction 49 comments
Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study 113 comments
Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women 260 comments
Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'? 287 comments
US Bans Electronic Cigarettes From Checked Baggage Over Fire Risks 131 comments
Theranos Withdraws Two Years of Blood Test Results 100 comments
PornHub's 'Bangfit' Program Uses Sexy Exercise To Build Muscle 83 comments
Pfizer Blocks The Use Of Its Drugs In Executions 566 comments
Scientists Find A 'Weak Spot' In HIV That May Pave The Way To A Vaccine 111 comments
Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe, Report Says 378 comments
Ingestible Medical Robots Could Remove Batteries From Stomachs 65 comments
Hyundai's New 'Wearable Robot' Gives You Super-Strength 21 comments
Ontario Parents Refusing To Vaccinate Their Children Could Be Forced to Take Science Class 499 comments
National Microbiome Initiative To Harness Microbes For Health, Environment 24 comments
Scientists Find Gut Microbe That Survives Without Mitochondria 48 comments
Breathalyzer That Detects Lung Cancer Early From a Single Breath Wins $100K Entrepreneurship Competition 85 comments
AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive' 455 comments
Harvard Scientist: Rio Olympics Could Spark 'Full Blown Global Health Disaster' 147 comments
Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes 104 comments
Scientists Develop 'Second Skin' To Smooth Wrinkles 27 comments
Facebook Exec's New Startup 'Open Water' Targets Wearable Brain Imaging 90 comments
Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study 234 comments
FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco 342 comments
Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time 140 comments
In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant 136 comments
Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself Without A Real Doctor Pulling The Strings 53 comments
Medical Errors Are Number 3 Cause of US Deaths, Researchers Say 247 comments
China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies 41 comments
Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball 51 comments
Obesity 'Explosion' In Young Rural Chinese A Result Of Socioeconomic Changes, Study Warns 165 comments
All Belgians To Be Given Iodine Pills In Case Of Nuclear Accident 192 comments
Malaria Has Been Eliminated In Europe 126 comments
First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging? 244 comments
US Suicide Rate Surges To Highest Level In Almost Three Decades, Says Report 381 comments
Prescription Meds Get Trapped In Disturbing Pee-To-Food-To-Pee Loop 134 comments
Utah Governor: 'Porn Is a Public Health Crisis' 822 comments
Some Tumors Are Responding to A New Cancer Therapy 53 comments
Report: Feds To Ban Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For 2 Years 104 comments
Dyson Airblades 'Spread Germs 1,300 Times More Than Paper Towels' 434 comments
Zika Virus Officially Causes Rare Microcephaly Birth Defects, CDC Says 106 comments
'Neural Bypass' Links Brain To Hand To Get Around Paralysis 37 comments
Sean Parker Announces $250 Million Grant To Fight Cancer 29 comments
Over 80 Percent of China's Well Water Is Polluted 88 comments
Now Streaming: How To Do a Kidney Transplant 64 comments
Samsung Receives Patent For Smart Contact Lenses 66 comments
White House Redirects $589M In Funds To Fight Zika Virus 55 comments
Researchers Keep Pig Heart Beating In Baboon Belly For 2 Years 110 comments
Risks To Human Health Will Accelerate As Climate Changes, White House Warns 231 comments
Some Bees Are Addicted to Caffeine 114 comments
Researchers Develop Cancer-Targetting Hybrid Molecule 17 comments
UK Pharma Giant GSK Won't Patent Its Drugs in Poorer Countries 34 comments
Refrigerator-Sized Machine Can Print Pills on Demand 113 comments
Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware 59 comments
Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network 96 comments
Fruit Drinks Aren't Much Better For You Than Soda: Study 221 comments
Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film 279 comments
Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study 146 comments
FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use 20 comments
Fighting Food Poisoning In Las Vegas With Machine Learning 59 comments
32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show 215 comments
Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons 82 comments
Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate 50 comments
Big Health Benefits To Small Weight Loss 99 comments
More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG 79 comments
Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership 33 comments
New Research Shows You Can Grow Sperm In a Dish 158 comments
Patient Monitors Altered, Drug Dispensary Popped In Colossal Hospital Hack Test 75 comments
Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells 107 comments
Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer 121 comments
Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze 182 comments
3D-Printed Ear Comes To Life After Implantation In Mice 25 comments
Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack 212 comments
Researchers Uncover the Genetic Roots Behind Rare Vibration Allergy 83 comments
To Respond To a Disease Outbreak, Bring In the Portable Genome Sequencers 33 comments
Cheap At $40,000: Phoenix Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics Legs to Walk With 37 comments
U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos 64 comments
A Crowdfunding Site To Help Pay Patients' Medical Bills 285 comments
Six Missing HDDs Contain Health Information of Nearly a Million Patients 87 comments
US Regulators Find Serious Deficiencies At Theranos Lab 66 comments
Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression and Dementia, Scientists Warn 60 comments
Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC To Expand Travel Advisory 83 comments
Twins Study Finds No Evidence That Marijuana Lowers IQ In Teens 307 comments
Sensors Slip Into the Brain, Then Dissolve When Their Job Is Done 20 comments
New Ebola Case Emerges In Sierra Leone 19 comments
French Drug Trial Leaves One Brain Dead and Five Critically Ill 232 comments
Alfred Poor Talks About Health Wearables at CES (Video) 22 comments
Major Health Organization Stops Forcing Doctors To Adopt New Technology 111 comments
First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project 75 comments
New Jersey Rejects Request For Dolphin Necropsy Results, Cites "Medical Privacy" 228 comments
Gardasil Cleared of Anti-Vax Nonsense 508 comments
New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices 14 comments
UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units 274 comments
Brazil Cautions Women To Avoid Pregnancy Over Zika Virus Outbreak 102 comments
The Network Revolution Needed For Remote Surgery 103 comments
Gene Editing Offers Hope For Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 48 comments
DUI Charges Dismissed Against Woman Whose Body Brews Alcohol 259 comments
'Flexible' Working Can Keep You Stressed Out For Longer, Lead to Illness 151 comments
Dog With 3D-Printed Legs Gets an Upgrade 36 comments
Posture Affects Standing, and Not Just the Physical Kind 77 comments
Emergency Room Visits From Distracted Walking Skyrocket 142 comments
Allegations of Data Manipulation At Theranos 97 comments
Star Wars Fans and Video Game Geeks 'More Likely To Be Narcissists,' Study Finds 182 comments
Contradicting Previous Study, Cancer Risk Has Strong Environmental Component 54 comments
Study: Happiness Won't Extend Your Life After All 108 comments
1 in 3 Patients Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised 68 comments
Disease-Resistant Pigs Latest Win For Gene Editing Technology 125 comments
MIT Researchers Develop Triple Helix MicroRNA Cancer Treatment 29 comments
Prolonged Sitting and Poor Sleep Can Work Together To Shorten Your Life 115 comments
Researchers Are Developing Cure for Human Pain 151 comments
Google Proposes 'Needle-less' System For Drawing Blood 91 comments
Graphene Shows Promise For Super Strong Dental Fillings 75 comments
Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery 36 comments
Scientists Working To Extend Lifespan of Pets 209 comments
Why Electronic Health Records Aren't More Usable 117 comments
Mother Blames Wi-Fi Allergy For Daughter's Suicide 503 comments
The Brains of Men and Women Aren't Really That Different, Study Finds 163 comments
Xbox Kinect Technology Helps Create Higher-Quality X-Rays 14 comments
Swallow the Doctor: The Present and Future of Robots Inside Us 31 comments
Hospitals Can 3D Print a Patient's Vasculature For Aneurysm Pre-Op Practice 21 comments
Gene Drive Turns Mosquitoes Into Malaria Fighters 69 comments
Ransomware Expected To Hit 'Lifesaving' Medical Devices In 2016 108 comments
Telemedicine: The State of Telepresence In Healthcare 34 comments
A Post-Antibiotic Future Is Looming 137 comments
Scientists Grow Working Vocal Cord Tissue In the Lab 25 comments
AMA Calls For Ban On Direct-To-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs 305 comments
DoJ Going After Makers of Dietary Supplement 161 comments
Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector 85 comments
Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects 101 comments
Neurons Can Be Changed From One Type To Another, Communication Paths Rewired 31 comments
UK May Blacklist Homeopathy 287 comments
It's Way Too Easy To Hack the Hospital 116 comments
DNA Data From California Newborn Blood Samples Stored, Sold To 3rd Parties 187 comments
Stanford Creates Tricorder-Like Devices For Detecting Cancer and Explosives 34 comments
The Neuroscientist Who Tested a Brain Implant On Himself 58 comments
Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby 80 comments
New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data 96 comments
Why New Antibiotics Never Come To Market 345 comments
3D Printed Objects Found Toxic To Fish Embryos 108 comments
Google Wants To Monitor Your Mental Health 105 comments
Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare 157 comments
FDA Approves Drug That Uses Herpes Virus To Fight Cancer 76 comments
The Popular Over-The-Counter Cold Medicine That Science Says Doesn't Work 310 comments
Drug Firm Offers $1 Version of $750 Daraprim Pill 168 comments
3D Printing Soft Body Parts: a Hard Problem That Just Got Easier 19 comments
Google Snapping Up Top Biomedical Talent 76 comments
3D-Printed Teeth Can Kill 99% of Dental Bacteria 120 comments
Experts Chime In To Explain Fukushima Thryoid Cancer Concerns 130 comments
Nurses Use Makerspace To Invent Custom Health Care Solutions 50 comments
First Cancer Case Confirmed From Fukushima Cleanup 138 comments
Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations For Medical Devices? 99 comments
UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters 58 comments
Disruptive Bloodwork Startup May Offer Mostly Vaporware 174 comments
Maybe You Don't Need 8 Hours of Sleep After All 315 comments
In 26 Hours, Sick Newborns Go From Genome Scan To Diagnosis 92 comments
The Life-Saving Gifts of the World's Most Venomous Animal 49 comments
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