BBC News – TED 2013: Uchek app tests urine for medical issues

Uchek tests for 25 different health issues and could help diagnose and treat diseases in the developing world.Increasingly mobile health is being talked up as a lifesaver in such areas.The app is the brainchild of TED fellow Myshkin Ingawale.”I wanted to get medical health checks into users hands,” he told the BBC.

via BBC News – TED 2013: Uchek app tests urine for medical issues.

As technological advances are made, how we screen and test for many conditions will be simplified and streamlined.

This article discussed an app for the iPhone that will read a dipstick in an automated manner.  This will need to be tested against current standards, but I am confident in the near future (5 years) there will be testing available in ways that we would not have thought possible 5 years ago.

 

 

 

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