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Cell phone scanner diagnoses anemia

Designed for use in the developing world, a low-cost screening device connected to a cell phone could prevent the anemia-related deaths of 600,000 newborns and 100,000 mothers every year. Designed by Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering undergraduates, the HemoGlobe is designed to convert the existing cell phones of health workers into a “prick-free” system for detecting […]

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