ADHD, oximetry… Smartphones and virtual reality are revolutionising diagnostics

● Scientists are increasingly turning to everyday digital tools to facilitate diagnostic testing, and even improve it with more evolved data collection methods and deep-learning algorithms.
● A research team in Finland is using virtual reality headsets equipped with eye-tracking cameras to successfully diagnose attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD).
● On the other side of the Atlantic, researchers are convinced that oximeters can be replaced by a system that uses the camera and flash on a standard smartphone, which will make everyday life much easier for patients suffering from respiratory diseases.
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