Selfie healthcare

“Advances in computer vision and facial recognition are turning the smartphone camera into a powerful diagnostic aid. For patients facing extremely rare medical conditions, a smartphone could be a lifesaver. Re-launched in October, Face2Gene is an app that can help identify rare diseases from an image of a person’s face. Operating across more than 7,000 rare genetic syndromes that manifest in physical traits, the app extracts data points from a photo and compares them to a database of hundreds of thousands of photos from real-world patient cases.” Read more at J. Walter Thompson Intelligence.

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