Smartphone attachment for STD testing
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Chlamydia currently affects roughly 35 million individuals each year in the US alone, putting them at risk of ectopic pregnancy and even infertility. The sexually transmitted disease is most prominent amongst sexually active teenagers. Whilst keeping the infection at bay requires regular testing, Chlamydia often has no symptoms, problematic for a generation who may find visiting the sexual health clinic embarrassing, making an appointment with the doctor time-consuming, and waiting days to receive test result nerve-wracking. Springwise covered Hoope, last year, a device that connects to a smartphone, allowing users to test themselves. Now, from Luminostics, come a new smartphone-device for STD…
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