Research into predicting and monitoring Parkinson's disease using the Apple Watch is now sufficiently advanced that the FDA has been clearing apps for doctors and patients.
From San Fransisco, through Amsterdam and Australia, heart health researchers have been benefitting from Apple Watch medical features.
Apple has released a report into its use of health technology such as Apple Watch, and how it continues to work with medical organizations to achieve this.
Brain data firm Rune Labs has received Food and Drug Administration clearance to start using the Apple Watch to monitor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease.
Michigan Public Health notified participants in the Apple Hearing Study that the extra data it accidentally collected has been deleted, and an update to the app will prevent the issue from popping up again.
Willing participants age 65 and over can help Apple and Johnson & Johnson find out if the Apple Watch is a viable method for reducing the risk of stroke.
After an initial announcement in September at the iPhone 11 launch event, Apple and its research partners have opened up a trio of studies for participants with an Apple Watch and an iPhone utilizing the new Research app — Heart and Movement, Women's Health, and Hearing Studies.
Apple is launching three health studies in the Apple Research app, with the trio of projects aiming to help further medical research into hearing, reproductive health, and overall health, by taking advantage of the functions of the Apple Watch.
In the past several months, U.S. health insurer Anthem has reportedly hired a half dozen Apple veterans to improve its digital offerings, including high-level employees with valuable industry experience.