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Smartphone That Monitors Blood Pressure

Smartphone That Monitors Blood Pressure

Researchers at Michigan State University and University of Maryland have developed a device for blood pressure monitoring. It could potentially offer a more accessible method of risk assessment for heart attack and strokes. Researchers invented…


Cell-Phone Radiation Causes Cancer

Cell-Phone Radiation Causes Cancer

People are being warned to keep their cell-phone at a distance to reduce radiation exposure and associated health risks, particularly while sleeping. Research has suggested that our frequent and close-range exposure to cell-phone means it…


An Automated Smartphone For Semen Analysis With 98% Accuracy

An Automated Smartphone For Semen Analysis With 98% Accuracy

Researchers have developed an automated smartphone-based semen analyzer for quantitative measurement of sperm concentration and motility for point-of-care male infertility screening. Products like SpermCheck, FertilMARQ and Trak are all FDA-approved, but they only analyze how…




Smartphone For Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Smartphone For Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Researchers from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US developed an automated diagnostic test reader for antimicrobial resistance using a smartphone that can help people in remote areas with limited resources conduct routine…