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Topic: ResearchKit

Updated WebMD pregnancy app utilizes Apple's ResearchKit for long-term opt-in research

03/20/2017, 11:03 am

WebMD has relaunched its Pregnancy app for the iPhone, and has integrated Apple's ResearchKit into the app to advance research on what contributes to healthy pregnancies and positive pregnancy outcomes.

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Asthma study using Apple's ResearchKit proven accurate when compared to existing research

03/13/2017, 02:03 pm

A study reports ResearchKit is an extremely effective way to conduct medical research, with patient data collected from asthma sufferers via Apple's framework found to correlate with the results of similar studies using established data collection methods.

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit epilepsy study concludes, gleans insight on seizure triggers

02/22/2017, 11:02 am

A research study on epilepsy with the Apple Watch and ResearchKit at the core of the work has concluded, and is shedding light on seizure triggers, hopefully paving the way for better identification of precursors of the disruptive and dangerous event.

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Apple CareKit integrates with Tresorit ZeroKit to secure patient data in the cloud

01/10/2017, 07:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced its CareKit development framework, designed to create apps that let healthcare professionals continue followup care with patients, is now integrated with Tresorit's ZeroKit, which provides end-to-end encryption of users' account credentials and their health data to the cloud.

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Hands-on: LEVLpro measures your fat burning state with one breath, connects to iOS

01/04/2017, 06:01 pm

A new health-focused, iOS-connected device claims to be able to measure a user's fat burning state with just one breath, helping make real-time decisions about diet and exercise to optimize fat loss. AppleInsider went hands on this week at CES and offers a first look.

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Executive leading HealthKit, other software platforms leaves Apple

12/02/2016, 03:12 pm

An executive hired to lead teams responsible for HealthKit, CareKit, and ResearchKit -- as well as related machine learning algorithms -- has left Apple after just a few months on the job, a report said on Friday.

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Recent Apple emails with FDA reveal interest with cardiac monitoring hardware, Parkinson's support

11/29/2016, 10:11 am

A recent Freedom of Information Act filing has revealed that Apple's ambitions still extend into cardiac monitoring technologies, with meetings scheduled between the Apple Watch maker and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the summer of 2016 regarding a pair of devices.

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Apple researching methods to monitor Parkinson's disease with Apple Watch and iPhone

11/16/2016, 11:11 pm

In a potential expansion to its current health and wellness offerings, headlined by ResearchKit and HealthKit, Apple is reportedly investigating the viability of employing Apple Watch and iPhone in real-time monitoring of patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Apple hires Duke doctor known as early pioneer of HealthKit & ResearchKit

11/01/2016, 09:11 am

Apple has hired on Dr. Ricky Bloomfield, formerly the director of mobile strategy at Duke University and an early adopter of Apple's HealthKit and ResearchKit platforms, according to a report.

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Apple's health push continues with reported buyout of digital records firm Gliimpse

08/22/2016, 10:08 am

Earlier this year Apple purchased personal health data startup Gliimpse, a report revealed on Monday, potentially setting the stage for enhancements to CareKit, HealthKit, and ResearchKit.

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Patent filing hints at Apple's future in consumer-driven healthcare monitoring

08/11/2016, 12:08 pm

A new Apple patent filing for an electrocardiogram device suitable for consumer use reinforces the company's continued moves into the healthcare monitoring business.

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Rumor: Apple working on entirely new, advanced health-tracking hardware for 2017 launch

08/09/2016, 07:08 am

Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple could be planning to unveil a "killer new product" developed within its health laboratories, a new report claims -- though details are vague.

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GlaxoSmithKline targets arthritis in first ResearchKit study by a drug company

07/15/2016, 09:07 pm

Apple's ResearchKit was quickly adopted by clinical studies at a series of universities and hospitals, but a new iOS app focused on rheumatoid arthritis from pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline marks the first time a drug company has made use of the framework.

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Apple's ResearchKit incorporates more genetics through new 23andMe module

04/04/2016, 04:04 pm

Private genetics firm 23andMe has released a new software module, allowing its genetics results to be incorporated into ResearchKit apps, Apple announced on Monday.

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Apple begins collecting ResearchKit data to further platform integration

03/31/2016, 05:03 pm

In a change to its data collection practices, Apple is now listing itself as a "secondary" researcher on two active ResearchKit studies, allowing the company to skim anonymized data in efforts to improve its health technology platform.

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Boston Children's Hospital launches public fever study based on Apple's ResearchKit

03/29/2016, 10:03 am

Boston Children's Hospital on Tuesday announced the launch of a new iPhone app and study project, Feverprints, based on Apple's open-source ResearchKit platform.

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Harvard uses iPhone app to study long-term damage to former NFL players

03/28/2016, 11:03 am

Harvard Univeristy is reportedly studying the long-term impact of injuries to former NFL players by way of an iPhone app based on Apple's ResearchKit platform.

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Apple launches CareKit, a new framework for extended healthcare needs

03/21/2016, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday revealed that it is expanding its Health initiatives with a new tool called CareKit, which at launch will be used to help patients at home and on the go.

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SleepHealth debuts as first ResearchKit app & study to support IBM Watson Health Cloud

03/02/2016, 01:03 am

Almost one year after IBM announced Watson Health Cloud, a cognitive computing platform built in partnership with Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, the computing giant on Tuesday debuted SleepHealth, an app and ResearchKit study investigating the connection between sleep habits and health.

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Apple partners with hospitals for new ResearchKit studies on autism, epilepsy, melanoma

10/15/2015, 08:10 am

Some of the world's most renowned medical research facilities are turning to Apple's ResearchKit for iPhone and Apple Watch, it was announced on Thursday, in an effort to help cure autism, epilepsy, and melanoma.

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