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Smartphones are revolutionising medicine

Published Sun, Feb 19, 2017 · 09:50 PM

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SMARTPHONES are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say.

"If you look at the camera, the flash, the microphone . . . they all are getting better and better," said Shwetak Patel, engineering professor at the University of Washington.

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