NEXTGEN JANE

By: Fela M'tima

January-15-17

Imagine a world where a tampon could detect Endometriosis. Imagine young girls not having to wait up to ten years to get a diagnosis. Now, this is a world we actually might live in thanks to a company called NextGen Jane. This amazing company is working on something called a Smart Tampon, which could help detect Endometriosis! You would be able to test your OWN blood. The best thing about this would be avoiding having to have surgery to detect the disease, as well as being able to test yourself even if doctors are dismissing you. We all know early diagnosis plays one of the biggest roles in living a managable life with Endometriosis so let's hope people continue to take Endo seriously enough to create things like this!

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