August 3, 2018
Using the internet to self-diagnose that weird rash on your arm is fairly common. But the verdict is still out on whether or not direct-to-consumer diagnostic apps are effective or safe, according to a new review published in the journal Diagnosis.
“Apps were found to vary widely in functionality, accuracy, safety and effectiveness, although the usefulness of this evidence was limited by a...
June 28, 2011
A new iPhone medical app, Skin Scan, claims to detect melanoma on your skin using only the iPhone's camera. The app also includes geolocation features which map trends in skin cancer rates across the globe. The startup has secured €50,000 Euro in seed funding from Seedmoney, according to a report over at TechCrunch.
Skin Scan works by first taking a picture of a mole using the iPhone camera; the...