September 24, 2014
MobiHealthNews has been tracking FDA clearances for smartphone-connected medical devices and standalone apps for many years. So far 2014 has had its fair share -- about two dozen digital health-related FDA clearances have been secured this year. Here's a roundup:
New York City-based Kinsa Health received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Kinsa smart thermometer, which can be used, orally, under-arm,...
July 6, 2011
Smartphones already have been used to help dress wounds in a disaster situation, remotely diagnose and self-diagnose acute appendicitis, detect melanoma, pinpoint outbreaks of malaria, substitute for microscopes and track heart rhythms.
Now, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a method to detect cataracts on a smartphone, significantly lowering two of the...