#Health

"With CRISPR, what lines do we absolutely not cross?"

Would you edit your child's genome?

Sun, May 7th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

310

"The unique DNA fingerprint of fusion genes could be their own undoing."

Using CRISPR-Cas9 to target cancer

Wed, May 3rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

437

"Frozen brains could be thawed and inserted into a donor body."

Brain transplants possible in three years

Fri, April 28th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

427

"It’s appealing to imagine a world where artificial wombs grow babies."

Artificial womb successful

Thu, April 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

299

"Prevention of aging is an instinctive desire of humans."

Lost functions in aging cells restored with protein inhibitor

Thu, April 6th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

340

“Sickle cell is caused by a typo.”

Doctors reprogram teenager's DNA to stop sickle cell disease

Sun, March 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

289

"When it comes to growing intestines, the first inch is the hardest."

Lab grown guts

Sat, February 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

305

One-Time Injection Could Reduce Cholesterol Levels Forever

Gene editing for better living

Wed, February 8th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

372

Immune Cells from Donor Cure Cancer in Infants

Maybe

Fri, January 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

394

“Regenerative medicines have the ability to restore or heal the body's own cells or create new body parts”

3D printed organs may soon be the norm

Wed, January 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

420

"A war that we are losing."

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria kills

Sun, January 22nd, 2017 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

440

"People can pay $8,000 to have their veins pumped with blood plasma from teenagers."

Plasma from young people may reverse aging

Mon, January 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

445

“Salmonella suddenly acquires an insatiable taste for brain tumors.”

Salmonella genetically engineered to eat brain tumors

Sat, January 14th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

430

"A way to alter any organism's DNA much like a computer user can edit a Word document."

The future of CRISPR and genetic engineering

Wed, January 11th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

333

“If there’s any kind of future for 'designer babies', it might look something like this.”

Still too soon for them, but designer babies will be unavoidable in our future

Tue, January 10th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

358

Bioengineering the End of Ageing

How and why we age

Sun, December 18th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

549

"It could allow people to live until more than 100 years old."

Ageing reversed in mice, human trials in a decade

Fri, December 16th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1158

CRISPR Trials on Humans Have Already Begun

What used to take years, can now be done in weeks

Thu, December 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

425

"Only one activity is known to trigger the birth of those new neurons: vigorous aerobic exercise."

30 to 40 minutes of sweat-inducing exercise can give both cognitive clarity and allow the brain to create new neurons

Sun, December 11th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

593

IBM's Watson Saves the Life of Patient by Correctly Indentifying Her Disease

Human doctors couldn't figure it out

Sun, December 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

641

"Imagine if you cut a person in half at the waist, the bottom half would grow a new head and the top half would grow new legs."

Enabling regeneration in humans

Thu, December 1st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

536

"Just like diseases, the symptoms of aging all have a solution."

Aging as a curable disease

Wed, November 30th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

455

"Recent research suggests that aging may actually be a modifiable risk factor."

Science getting serious about curing ageing

Fri, August 19th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

453

"Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality."

Genetic engineering will change everything

Wed, August 10th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

544

Living in a Community You Can Never Leave

"Dark City" for Dementia Patients

Mon, August 8th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

486

"It’s not apocalyptic until it is."

The age of antibiotics is coming to an end

Thu, July 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

596

How Smartphones Change Your Posture and Brain

And why you should consider taking a break from them

Mon, June 27th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

500

Wearable Artificial Human Organs

Sat, June 11th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

661

"Cancer immunotherapy is currently causing significant excitement in the medical community."

Universal Cancer Vaccine

Fri, June 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

546

“A bot stitched up a pig’s small intestines using its own vision, tools, and intelligence.”

Robotic surgeon as good, if not better, than a human

Mon, May 9th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

503

"The first commercial gene therapy to provide an outright cure for a deadly disease."

Sounds like rare diseases are easier to cure

Sun, May 8th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

621

"It’s time to kill all the mosquitoes. It’s time for mass mosquito-cide."

Focus on the vector, not the pathogen

Fri, April 22nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

596

Head Transplant Hailed a Success

Head of one monkey grafted on the body of another

Fri, January 22nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1523

"Posture doesn’t just reflect our emotional states; it can also cause them."

Smartphones bad for us physically and psychologically

Tue, December 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

754

"They want to show the world that biohackers can make real scientific contributions."

Open source insulin

Sat, November 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

694

"A person’s life has been saved by gene editing."

Genetically-modified immune cells stop leukaemia in one-year-old

Sun, November 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

812

Device Allows Reanimating Hearts After a Person Has Died

Fri, September 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

894

Reprogramming Cancer Cells Back to Normalcy

Fri, August 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

899

Gene Therapy to Restore Sight to Near Blind Patients

Fri, August 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

990

"Swimming nanorobots that deliver drugs where they’re needed."

Sun, June 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1002

Diet that Mimics Fasting Helps Lose Fat, Get Smarter and Live Longer

Sat, June 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

908

"Unlike other gene-editing methods, it is cheap, quick and easy to use."

The growing concerns of using gene-editing tool CRISPR

Sat, June 6th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1241

"Devices will be implanted for many diseases that today are treated by drugs."

-- Gaia Vince, Mosaic Science

Thu, June 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

998

"A man’s life-giving organs hang vulnerably outside the body."

The human body is a mess and it's a wonder we're even alive

Fri, May 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1013

Apple Wants Your DNA

Using the iPhone for genetic studies

Fri, May 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1320

First Volunteer for Head Transplant Surgery

Fri, April 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1233

The Cure for Colour Blindness

Virus used to deliver genes to replace missing colour-producing proteins

Mon, April 13th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1310

Antibiotic Resistant Superbug Killed by 1,000 Year Old Remedy

Onions, garlic, wine and a piece of a cow's stomach

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1380

Curing Leukaemia

Wed, March 18th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1342

First Penis Transplant a Success

Sun, March 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1177

Cancer Off-Switch Gene Found

By turning on a gene, cancer cells can be made to stay dormant

Mon, February 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1264

Diagnose STDs With a Cheap Cellphone Dongle

In just 15 minutes

Sat, February 7th, 2015 21:14 by capnasty NEWS

1314

"Researchers have demonstrated a simple micromotor that can propel itself inside the body."

The beginning of self propelled nanobots

Fri, January 23rd, 2015 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1026

"It could become a powerful weapon in the battle against antimicrobial resistance."

New antibiotic capable of killing drug-resistant bacteria discovered

Thu, January 8th, 2015 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1136

Fasting Boosts Immune System

"If you start with a system heavily damaged by chemotherapy or aging, fasting cycles can generate, literally, a new immune system."

Sun, January 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

815

Restoring Metabolism to Youth Levels

Sat, December 13th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

946

"Influenza viruses are complicated little assholes."

Don't be a dick, get the flu shot

Fri, October 31st, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

820

Drinking Soda Pop May Age You Faster

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

817

Cell Transplant Allows Paralysed Man to Walk Again

Tue, October 21st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

745

"As Ebola enters a deepening relationship with the human species, the question of how it is mutating has significance for every person on earth."

Tue, October 21st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

540

Apple's Siri, an Autistic Boy's Best Friend

Sun, October 19th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

928

Digital Stress Management Bracelet with Haptic Feedback

The Olive

Fri, October 10th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1336

Where the HIV Pandemic Originated From

75 million people have been infected to date

Tue, October 7th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1073

Baby Successfully Born in Transplanted-Womb

Sat, October 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

870

Neutral, Unbranded Cigaratte Packages May Encourage Smokers to Quit

France to follow Australia's lead

Thu, October 2nd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

6359

Ebola Reaches the United States

"The virus is winning."

Tue, September 30th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1015

Crowd-Funded Patent-Free Cancer Drug

Project Marylin

Thu, September 25th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1037

The Use of Artificial Sweeteners Should Be Reassessed

Aspartame, saccharin and sucralose made mice glucose intolerant

Thu, September 18th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

991

Using a Cancer Defence to Defeat It

Mon, September 15th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

954

Lithium is Good for You

Appears to prevent rape and suicide

Mon, September 15th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

870

Shit Heals

Fri, September 5th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

910

"The world is allowing the Ebola outbreak to spin out of control."

Thu, September 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1012

The Psychological Impact on the Daily Exposure to Bad News Reported by the Media

Sun, August 31st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

852

Whole, Functional Organ Grown from Scratch

Mon, August 25th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

866

It Would Take 35 Days for Everyone in the World to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sat, August 23rd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1016

Experimental Ebola Drug Has Run Out

Thu, August 21st, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

940

Software Predicted Ebola Outbreak Before It Was Announced

Mon, August 11th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1092

Ebola Outbreak Patient Zero Found

Patient Zero was a 2-year-old boy

Sun, August 10th, 2014 23:45 by capnasty NEWS

937

Artificial Graphene Retina Can Interface with Optical Nerve

Thu, August 7th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1316

Pessimism is Good for You

Wed, August 6th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1121

Ectogenesis: Raising a Foetus Outside the Human Body in an Artificial Womb

Wed, August 6th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

957

Cure for Ebola Outbreak Appears to Have Been Found

"Promising news of an experimental serum doesn't mean that a treatment is close."

Tue, August 5th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1287

Ebola Outbreak Showing No Signs of Slowing Down

"The only way to stop an outbreak is to isolate each infected patient, trace all their contacts, isolate the ones who get sick and repeat the process until, finally, there are no more cases."

Sun, August 3rd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1193

Sleeping More Than 7 Hours Will Kill You

Tue, July 22nd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

907

Real CPR Is Never Shown on TV

Live, damn you, liiiiiive

Mon, July 21st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

857

"Honeybee collapse has much to teach us about how humans can avoid a similar fate."

Thu, July 17th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1040

Woman Receives Donation from Mysterious Stranger to Pay for Her Treatment

Thu, July 17th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1967

Crowd Funded Abortion Clinic

Thu, July 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1163

Hospital Elevator Buttons Dirtier Than a Toilet

Thu, July 10th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1021

Hospitals to Use Credit Card Data to Determine Which Patient Will Get Sick

Thu, July 3rd, 2014 21:55 by capnasty NEWS

852

Killing Cancer With the Polio Virus

Sat, May 3rd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

921

What the Post-Antibiotics Future Will Look Like

Fri, May 2nd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

781

The "Post-Antibiotic Era" Has Begun

Wed, April 30th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

726

Lab Grown Vaginas

Tue, April 15th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

759

Williams Syndrome: the Opposite of Autism

Mon, April 14th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

702

"It's the first time electrical stimulation directly to the spinal cord has shown voluntary activity."

Wed, April 9th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

701

Astronauts' Hearts Change Shape in Space

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

724

Opternative: Test Your Eyes and Get a Prescription Online

Sat, March 1st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

851

The Less You Sleep, the More Sick, Fat and Stupid You Become

Fri, January 17th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

634

After Success in Mice, Ant-Ageing Compound Set for Human Trials

Mon, December 23rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

727

Laughter is Not the Best Medicine and Can, in Fact, Kill You

Fri, December 20th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

654

The First Death in the Post-Antibiotic Era

Thu, November 21st, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

808

Your Beautiful Body is Made Out of Garbage

Sun, November 10th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

2396

Measuring Your Age in DNA Methylation, Not Candles

Sat, October 26th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

601

The End of Antibiotics, Period

Fri, October 25th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

630

"Catching an illness through Facebook."

Thu, September 12th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

744

Men Who Purposely Contract AIDS to Improve Their Lives

Wed, August 14th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

665

CheckLight: Visual Display of Impact Severity

Tue, July 23rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

765

First Aid Kit That Can Be Used Entirely With One Hand

Mon, July 15th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

680

Study: Chinese Life Span Cut by 5.5 Years Due to Pollution

Thu, July 11th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

708

Women Who Wear Burqas Suffer from Vitamin D Deficiency

Mon, June 10th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

891

How a Virus Invades the Human Body

Mon, May 27th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

656

The Girl Who Turned to Bone: "how medically relevant rare diseases can be"

Sat, May 25th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

648

The Medical School of Tumblr

Thu, May 23rd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1054

7min: Timer to Help You Perform the Scientific Seven Minute Workout

Mon, May 20th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

892

Seven Minutes of Uncomfortable Exercise Provides Same Benefits As Prolonged Endurance Training

Tue, May 14th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

963

Chemicals Found in Shampoo and Other Consumer Products Have Never Been Thoroughly Tested and Proved to be Safe

Mon, April 15th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

609

“This could be how pandemics begin”

Wed, April 3rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

663

"The threat posed by antibiotic resistance should be considered to be as dangerous as terrorism."

Wed, March 13th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

663

FDA Approves Bionic Eyes for Implant

Tue, February 19th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

859

"Americans experience higher rates of disease and injury and die sooner than people in other high-income countries."

Tue, January 15th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

826

“The Ferrari of the virus world.”

The Norovirus

Sun, January 13th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1036

Decembeaver: a Month Where Women Don't Shave Their Muff in Support of Cancer Research

Wed, December 5th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

861

"The internet is my doctor."

Dealing With Injuries Without Health Insurance

Wed, November 21st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

719

Sandy is a Taste of Things to Come: Survival Gear for the Next Storm

Thu, November 1st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

826

The Agony of Feeling No Pain

Tue, October 16th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

736

DNA Has a 521-Year Half-Life

Mon, October 15th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1073

"I see mothers with children, [...] I see kids playing soccer."

A Day in the Life of a Drone Pilot

Wed, August 1st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

706

Stroke Turns Man Gay

Thu, April 19th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

649

Body Hacking: Having a Magnet Implanted Under Your Skin

Thu, March 22nd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

952

Prosthetic Arm Made Entirely of LEGOs

Mon, February 20th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1139

The Prostate Czech

Thu, September 29th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

906

How Well Do You See Colours? Take the Online Colour Challenge

Sat, September 17th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

656

How Toilet Paper is Made

Wed, August 24th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

764

US Centres for Disease Control Are Zombie Ready

Mon, May 23rd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

742

Putting Homeopathy Into Perspective Using Felicia Day

Mon, March 14th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1195

Getting New Breasts from a Discount Hospital in Thailand

Mon, February 7th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

749

Fecal Transplants

Fri, January 21st, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

724

R.I.P. Homeopathy, 1796 - 2011 (via @brx0)

Thu, January 13th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

786

January 17th, The Most Depressing Day of the Year is Coming: How to Cope

Mon, January 10th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1311

How The Brain Reacts When We Have Too Much To Do (RT @SaraCera)

Thu, November 11th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

718

#Movember's TacheTags

Wed, November 10th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

857

Zombies Apologise for Offending People with Brain Injury

Tue, October 19th, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

687

Cancer is Man-Made

Thu, October 14th, 2010 13:47 by capnasty NEWS

744

65 Is No Longer Old

Tue, September 14th, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

739

Solar Powered Toothbrush

Sat, August 14th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

704

Lost Sleep Is Hard to Find

Sat, July 24th, 2010 10:08 by capnasty NEWS

652

What Sort of Exercise Can Make You Smarter?

Sat, July 17th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

630

Instant #OilSpill On Any Website

Fri, July 16th, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

619

We're All Going to Die!!! #OilSPill

Thu, June 24th, 2010 13:41 by capnasty NEWS

646

The Psychology of Darth Vader Revealed

Wed, June 16th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

676

Don't Tap That Sack

Fri, June 11th, 2010 11:58 by capnasty NEWS

632

#OilSpill: How Bad it Could Get

Fri, June 4th, 2010 14:30 by capnasty NEWS

741

A Bad Case of Googleitis

Mon, May 17th, 2010 15:19 by capnasty NEWS

664

Enough is Enough: Nuke the Oil Spill

Mon, May 17th, 2010 13:09 by capnasty NEWS

649

Pushing a Giant Ball to Raise Testicular Cancer Awareness

Tue, April 27th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

746

Don't Worry, Be Married

Mon, April 5th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

670

The Human Marvels: Presenting Peculiar People

Wed, March 3rd, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

773

Do You Suffer from 21st Century Syndrome?

Sat, January 23rd, 2010 10:09 by capnasty NEWS

646

The Day Her Vagina Fell Out

Sun, November 22nd, 2009 09:46 by capnasty NEWS

644

We're All Turning into Girls

Tue, November 17th, 2009 11:15 by capnasty NEWS

651

Walmart Clinic Spotted In The Wild

Sun, November 15th, 2009 11:37 by capnasty NEWS

849

New York City to declare state of emergency due to swine flu outbreak

Thu, October 29th, 2009 18:03 by capnasty NEWS

706

Why the swine flu virus is not a major threat

Mon, October 26th, 2009 16:17 by capnasty NEWS

608

Swine Flu vs. Normal Trip to Mexico

Thu, April 30th, 2009 19:34 by capnasty NEWS

594

Tap Water Better Than Bottled

Wed, April 8th, 2009 07:53 by capnasty NEWS

691

PetQuench

Mon, December 24th, 2007 00:02 by capnasty NEWS

600

Cure for cancer worth $50 trillion

Thu, April 27th, 2006 12:06 by capnasty NEWS

827

The World Trade Centre Cough

Wed, April 19th, 2006 01:56 by capnasty NEWS

714

Doctors Claim Suspended Animation Success

Fri, January 20th, 2006 03:14 by capnasty NEWS

813

Human Killing Virus Fun!

Thu, July 11th, 2002 17:25 by capnasty NEWS

497

Rants from the waiting room

Thu, December 28th, 2000 02:00 by IMPROV ARTICLE

936

Cat Acne

Tue, September 12th, 2000 03:00 by Jester ARTICLE

1352

Death

Mon, April 6th, 1998 03:00 by IMPROV ARTICLE

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