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Topic: Health

Apple working on preventative healthcare technology, CEO Cook reveals

01/20/2020, 07:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday said the company is investigating technology that could help identify health risks at an early stage, similar to heart monitoring features introduced with Apple Watch.

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Apple Watch alerts YouTuber to potential tachycardia

01/14/2020, 01:01 pm

Joel Telling, who presents the YouTube channel "3D Printing Nerd," went to the emergency room after his Apple Watch Series 4 alerted him to an elevated heart rate.

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CES 2020: Best of Health and Fitness

01/06/2020, 02:01 pm

A market that is continuing to grow, providers of health and fitness devices have used CES 2020 to introduce more items to help people improve their wellbeing. AppleInsider lists off some of the new electronic devices and services that aim to make people stronger and healthier.

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All of the best gear and gadgets from CES Unveiled 2020

01/06/2020, 12:01 pm

CES 2020 is upon us and Unveiled is the first event leading into the massive trade show. AppleInsider is on the ground to seek out the most interesting gadgets debuted during the showing.

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Police credit Apple Watch for proving 'victim' lied about anti-Semitic stabbing

01/04/2020, 10:01 am

Michigan police say that the heart rate monitor on Sean Samitt's Apple Watch led them to prove he had stabbed himself before claiming he was attacked outside his synagogue.

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Apple's AC Wellness offering free genetic testing to employees

12/13/2019, 02:12 pm

Apple employees based in Silicon Valley are able to have genetic tests performed for free via the company's AC Wellness clinics, through a partnership with Color Genomics, in what may be a pilot program for the iPhone maker's healthcare project.

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Apple Watch alerts Florida man of A-fib, a condition he didn't know existed

12/05/2019, 10:12 pm

A 74-year-old man from Lake Worth in Palm Beach County, Fla., credits Apple Watch with saving his life after the device alerted him to an atrial fibrillation event during a trip to Baltimore.

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Future Apple Watch may help treat Parkinson's Disease or diagnose tremor symptoms

12/05/2019, 06:12 am

Apple is researching the use of new sensors in the Apple Watch to provide continuous monitoring of dyskinesia and tremors which could help clinicians treat Parkinson's Disease better.

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Apple launches new women's health, hearing, & heart and movement studies

11/14/2019, 09:11 am

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.

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Apple Heart Study demonstrates promise of consumer wearables in medicine, with a few caveats

11/13/2019, 07:11 pm

Results of Apple's Heart Study, performed in partnership with Stanford University, were published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, showing Apple Watch can be a valuable tool in the identification of atrial fibrillation.

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Walk, run or wheel 5 kilometers with Apple Watch to earn 2019's Thanksgiving activity badge

11/12/2019, 08:11 pm

Apple's next Apple Watch activity challenge will fall on Thanksgiving, with owners eligible to receive a turkey-themed badge when they complete a 5-kilometer walk, run or wheelchair workout.

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Apple updates employee benefits for new parents, bolsters mental wellness program

11/06/2019, 06:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a set of updated employee benefits that will help new parents transition back to work, offer additional financial assistance to those who adopt and provide more mental wellness options for all.

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How to set up fall detection on your Apple Watch

11/06/2019, 02:11 pm

The fall detection feature of the Apple Watch has been credited with helping emergency services get to an unconscious driver following a collision -- here's how to set it up.

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Apple Health Records now available to veterans across the US

11/06/2019, 09:11 am

Apple's plan to include Veteran's health records in the iPhone Health app has come to fruition, with all US veterans eligible for VA health care now able to access records in the app.

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New cardiologist hire shows Apple focusing further on heart health

10/30/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple has added a second high-profile cardiologist to its expanding team of health specialists, showing that the company continues to focus on heart health advancements following last year's release of an ECG in Apple Watch.

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Korea, Thailand, and Brazil can now buy the Apple Watch Series 5

10/25/2019, 10:10 am

Six weeks after going on sale in the US and selected other regions around the globe, the Apple Watch Series 5 models are now reaching users in more countries.

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California Doctors to record patient visit notes with Apple Watch

10/12/2019, 02:10 pm

Clinicians in California are to utilize an Apple Watch system that will let them dictate their notes after a visit, and then have the transcription plus relevant health data automatically appended to a patient's medical records.

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Apple researching stretchable fabric activity band for Apple Watch

10/03/2019, 09:10 am

Apple is continuing to research how it can measure the health of a wearer non-invasively and conveniently, and continues to assess the utility of the Apple Watch band as a location for medical sensors.

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AirPods with biometric sensors need to be accurate - and Apple is working on that

10/03/2019, 07:10 am

Apple is continuing work on the use of biometric sensors within a future model of AirPods, with the latest being sensors to monitor blood flow volume changes with the use of orientation detection to insure accurate results.

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Apple's future healthcare market moves will rely heavily on AI analysis

09/16/2019, 12:09 pm

Apple's moves in the healthcare market could involve the tracking of user data for further analysis by artificial intelligence and billing model based on cost-savings, with analysts pointing out areas of the consumer health industry Apple could easily advance by building upon its already-released technology and services.

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