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November 9th, 2010

St. Georges is developing a mobile app for STD self diagnosis

Abstract:
St. Georges, University of London is part of a consortium that is developing a mobile app to self diagnose sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). STD kits similar to pregnancy kits would be available for use by the potentially infected. The kits would also allow the user to determine which STD by using a cell phone or computer.

The kits would use "nanotechnology - advanced technology on a sub-microscopic scale - to create devices for testing multiple STIs". Besides pharmacies, vending machines have also been recommended for dispensing the kits similar to the "pleasure kit" and condom dispensers found in public bathrooms.

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