Smartphones to allow for simple and inexpensive stress hormone testing

July 6, 2014 7:30 PM

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Smartphones to allow for simple and inexpensive stress hormone testing

Smartphones take a lot of heat, but as it turns out they may bcome powerful tools for maintaining our health, as researchers recently announced an app that can measure levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

The stress test was presented last week at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago. The test is inexpensive, and simply requires a smartphone app and a tube to collect the saliva sample.

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