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New Tech: Smartphone App for Self Stress-Testing

A new app for conducting a cortisol stress test at home may be the next health fad for smartphones, an article published by Reuters says. With just a tube, a saliva sample, and the new app, people can now measure levels of stress hormone cortisol in under 10 minutes, for just $5. The affordability of the test will be particularly useful, especially in underdeveloped countries, and in the United States, the app will present itself as a far more affordable option compared to the current lab testing, which costs roughly $50.

Read the article published by Reuters.