If you've ever wondered exactly what that cellphone camera is good for, Israeli doctor Nitzan Yaniv has come up with the perfect use. By installing extra software and adding a basic IR camera, a cellphone be be used for early self-detection of breast cancer. The results, according to the good doctor, could be immediately transmitted to a medical laboratory for analysis, which could determine whether further checks are necessary. Other cameraphone medical angles include a Swedish biomedical firm's work on a blood testing setup and Swiss dermatologists claiming cameraphone images of certain skin disorders are just as good as an in-person diagnosis.
Cellular Telemedicine, Revisited [worldchanging]