Health Discovery Corporation (OTCBB: HDVY), a molecular diagnostics company that uses patent protected advanced mathematical techniques for personalized medicine, reports on second week traction of its game-changing iPhone application, MelApp, from well-sourced iPhone app trackers.
Tracking data from July 6 to July 18, 2011, show that MelApp has successfully achieved the status of ranking among the top 100 highest grossing apps in 38 individual countries in the Healthcare and Fitness category including such significant markets as the United States, Australia, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Hong Kong, Russia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Norway, Denmark and several European countries. Health Discovery Corporation (HDC) is particularly pleased to see early sales rankings of MelApp as the number one selling Healthcare and Fitness app in the Netherlands and Panama and among the top 30 in New Zealand and Australia, which have some of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.
“We are extremely pleased to achieve such high grossing ranks globally, especially since MelApp has only been on the market a couple of weeks,” notes Stephen D. Barnhill, M.D., Chairman and CEO of Health Discovery Corporation. “We are also excited that we have received interest from academic as well as private practice physicians both in the US and internationally inquiring to be a part of our HDC physician referral network."
Physicians who diagnose and treat melanoma can become a subscribing member of HDC’s physician referral network by contacting
About MelApp & Health Discovery Corporation
MelApp uses highly sophisticated patent protected mathematical algorithms and image based pattern recognition technology to analyze the uploaded image. MelApp was validated using an image database licensed from Johns Hopkins University Medical Center and uses the iPhone camera feature to deliver a risk analysis of user’s photographed skin lesions within seconds. The app can use the iPhone GPS to refer users to physicians specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma for proper medical follow-up. MelApp by Health Discovery Corporation was launched at a special limited time introductory price of $1.99 and is available in
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Health Discovery Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company that uses advanced mathematical techniques to analyze large amounts of data to uncover patterns that might otherwise be undetectable. It operates primarily in the emerging field of personalized medicine where such tools are critical to scientific discovery. Its primary business consists of licensing its intellectual property and developing its own product line of biomarker-based diagnostic tests that include human genes and genetic variations, as well as gene, protein, and metabolic expression differences and image analysis in digital pathology and radiology. For more information, see
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