Your smartphone has the potential to detect health-related issues


By recording the sound of their coughs into the app, users may be able to get alerts to an illness and be prompted to seek medical advice. — AFP Relaxnews

When it comes to using the smartphone to look up information on health-related matters, most people would think of self-diagnosing their issues through search engines. As a result, people could end up with less-than-accurate results based on their own findings.

With technology, researchers are finding ways to incorporate more intelligent tools in tandem with smartphones to detect health-related issues.

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