Apps on your telephone can track lots of information about you. But, you might find out that these apps turn that information into recommendations that you may have a condition that needs medical attention. This is happening with apps that track menstrual period regularity. They are suggesting that some patients may have polycystic ovary syndrome and should see their doctors. Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

Singer, Natasha. Period-Tracking Apps Say You May Have a Disorder. What if They’re Wrong?. Available in html format.

This Recommendation was added to the website on 2019-12-19 and was last modified on 2020-02-04. You can find similar pages at Diagnostic testing.