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Topic: Health

Apple teaming with Johnson & Johnson for stroke prevention study

01/17/2019, 08:01 am

Apple and Johnson & Johnson will launch a study later in 2019 to figure out if the Apple Watch in conjunction with trend monitoring can assist in preventing strokes, in particular, ones induced by atrial fibrillation.

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Hands on with Withings Move ECG smart watch & Core Blood Pressure Monitor

01/10/2019, 12:01 pm

Withings is back under its own control after stepping out from under the control of Nokia. At the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, AppleInsider got to try out its new Core BPM, Move, and Move ECG wearables to see how the company plans to excel in 2019.

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Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

01/08/2019, 11:01 pm

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology developed in partnership with AliveCor.

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iPhone users can get ECG readings from the Withings BPM Core cardiovascular monitor, Move fitness trackers

01/06/2019, 08:01 pm

Withings is expanding its range of health-related devices by introducing the BPM Core cardiovascular monitor, while its wearable fitness tracking range grows with the introduction of the Move collection, including one that is the first analog watch that has on-demand electrocardiogram capabilities.

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Apple, Qualcomm, the iPhone XR, and the biggest stories of 2018 on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/28/2018, 09:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor retell some of the biggest stories from 2018. William has questions about Bitcoin and Steve Wozniak, and Victor explains the long relationship Apple and Qualcomm have. Victor believes ios12 is one of the best things of 2018, and what we hope for the new year

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Analysts blow iPhone X sales guesses, Apple Watch saving lives -- Apple's May 2018 in review

12/28/2018, 07:12 am

Depending on when in the month you asked, and who you talked to, sales of Apple's flagship iPhone X were appalling or fantastic. Meanwhile, the Apple Watch was saving lives and Amazon's Alexa was getting even creepier. AppleInsider takes a look at Apple's May 2018 in review.

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Watch-based Apple Heart Study is the largest arrhythmia study of all time

12/17/2018, 11:12 am

The Apple Heart Study -- conducted by Stanford University in conjunction with Apple -- was the largest ever investigating arrhythmia, with 419,093 participants.

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Saving your iPhone battery life, doctors at Apple, and potential iPhone bans on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/14/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Jason Appelbaum, CEO of Evercharge.net about changing our charging habits to increase battery longevity. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, injunctions banning iPhone sales, and more.

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Apple now has up to 50 doctors on staff for health tech work, report says

12/12/2018, 05:12 pm

Apple may now have as many as 50 medical doctors spread through the company as it continues to build on the health technologies found in the iPhone, Apple Watch, and HealthKit.

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Apple hires CEO of prescription tracking startup Mango Health

12/07/2018, 04:12 pm

Apple has hired the former CEO of medication tracking start-up Mango Health Jason Oberfest, with the employment of the executive potentially indicating Apple wants to move its health and fitness-related efforts into helping users manage their medication.

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ECG feature in Apple Watch is already saving lives [u]

12/07/2018, 02:12 pm

The electrocardiogram function of the Apple Watch Series 4 went live as part of the watchOS 5.1.2 update released on Thursday is already proving its usefulness.

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Hands on: How to use the ECG app on Apple Watch

12/06/2018, 03:12 pm

Announced during the introduction of the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple's long-promised ECG has finally arrived with the watchOS 5.1.2 update. We tried out the new electrocardiogram after updating our 44mm model.

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ECG function of Apple Watch Series 4 arrives today in watchOS 5.1.2 update

12/06/2018, 09:12 am

Apple has confirmed it will be shipping the update to watchOS 5.1.2 on Thursday complete with support for the Apple Watch Series 4's electrocardiogram (ECG) measuring function, a feature that was notably absent at the device's launch.

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TestCard turns your iPhone into a private, clinical-grade urinalysis kit

11/30/2018, 01:11 pm

A UK startup is launching an app that uses the iPhone camera and flash system to provide immediate and accurate results for a variety of issues ranging from pregnancy to blood glucose to prostate health, kidney disease, STIs and even illicit drugs -- using low-cost test strips that arrive in the form of a postcard-sized mailer.

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Apple Watch users 34 percent more active when exercises tracked, says insurer

11/28/2018, 03:11 pm

Participants in the John Hancock Vitality program who were given Apple Watches for $25 showed greater physical activity compared to users without one, with dramatic increases in "high-intensity activity days" across the board.

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Apple in talks to transfer US veterans' medical records to iPhone

11/20/2018, 07:11 pm

Apple is reportedly in discussions with the Department of Veterans Affairs to partner on a program that would grant millions of military veterans access to their medical records directly on iPhone.

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Apple Heart Study not used to gain FDA clearance for Apple Watch Series 4 ECG

11/02/2018, 12:11 am

The Apple Heart Study, conducted in partnership with Stanford Medicine, collected heart rate data from more than 400,000 Apple Watch users in its attempt to determine whether wearable devices can effectively detect irregular heart rhythms. Contrary to previous reports, however, the results were not used to gain clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Apple Watch Series 4's ECG feature.

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LabCorp health sciences testing integrates Apple Health Records support

10/29/2018, 09:10 pm

Life sciences firm LabCorp on Monday announced integration with Apple's Health Records, allowing patients to store and view test results and other medical data from a variety of providers directly on their iPhone.

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Apple Watch, iPhone tapped for knee and hip replacement surgery outcome study

10/15/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple has partnered with medical equipment manufacturer Zimmer Biomet in a wide-ranging initiative to use the iPhone and Apple Watch to gather data to improve hip and knee replacement surgical outcomes for patients.

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Apple to donate 1,000 Apple Watches to aid binge eating study

10/15/2018, 05:10 am

Together with a separate logging app, Apple Watches will be used to look for biological changes during episodes of uncontrollable eating.

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