Scanadu is Preparing Consumer Self-Test Device for Review by the FDA as Part of Its Mission to Enable Patients to Monitor Their Health without the Need for Clinical Pathology Laboratory Tests

Scanadu’s device is called the ScanaFlo and is designed to collect biometric data from consumers using a variety of methods, including urine specimens Now gathering study data needed to launch a review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a low-cost lab urinalysis device that returns results via a smartphone for conditions such as pregnancy and diabetes. More significant for pathologists and clinical laboratory executives, this handy point-of-care device is capable of doing tests for...

Pathologists and Clinical Lab Scientists: Design a Modern ‘Tricorder’ and You Could Win $10 Million from the X Prize Foundation!

X Prize organizers want to encourage the creation of a personal diagnostic device that can do medical laboratory-quality testing in patients’ homes Pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists with an inventive streak have the opportunity to win a $10-million prize, but only if they can develop an effective portable diagnostic device like the “Tricorder” featured in the original Star Trek television series of the 1960s. This $10-million competition is called the Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE....
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