Pentagon wants to spot illnesses by monitoring soldiers’ smartphones…

… Possible targets could include early detection of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s or conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, company officials said. Once the company’s medical research partners understand what the technology can do, Karygiannis said, “they’ll probably come up with other ideas that we haven’t.” Executives at Kryptowire say the eventual goal is to move beyond the military to everyday smartphone users, though they acknowledge that the technology would need to make a big leap from the current fitness and other health apps on the market.

Source: Story highlighted by Drudge Report,April 15, 2018

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