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Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Best Medical App of All Time?

Diagnosing concussions could become much easier thanks to a relatively simple tablet app, created by researchers at Harvard University. As the video below shows, patients must simply trace a red line around a circle using a stylus. However this simple test is extremely effective, as doctors study the difference between the shape that they have been asked to trace and the actual results. Experts believe that this could be particularly helpful in sports, where a rapid diagnosis is often necessary.