How an iPhone app could diagnose jaundice in babies

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One day apps like this could be routinely used in hospitals as a way of eliminating certain diseases.
One day apps like this could be routinely used in hospitals as a way of eliminating certain diseases.

The drive toward mobile health has seen more and more research into the possible medical applications of smartphones. The latest comes from a team of researchers at the University of Washington, who have developed an app capable of diagnosing jaundice in infants simply by taking their picture.