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Topic: Health

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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All the new health & fitness features coming to iOS 13 & watchOS 6

09/12/2019, 03:09 pm

Apple has piled a bunch of health-related features into iOS 13 and watchOS 6. Here, we focus on the health, wellness, and fitness features coming to iPhone and Apple Watch with these massive new updates.

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Apple launches new Research app, trio of health studies

09/10/2019, 01:09 pm

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.

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How to change your Apple Watch to metric measurements

08/27/2019, 12:08 pm

It's easy to have your Apple Watch show you all of your activity details in miles or kilometers, whichever you prefer -- except that Apple doesn't make it obvious how to do it.

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Apple TV+, Apple Card, Apple Health employee exodus on the AppleInsider Podcast

08/23/2019, 09:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William look forward to Apple TV+, examine whether Apple Card can really help with financial literacy, and wonder about news of Apple employees quitting over disagreements about the company's Health strategy.

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Apple, Eli Lilly study seeks to determine whether iPhone and Apple Watch can detect dementia

08/07/2019, 06:08 pm

A research paper published this week reveals Apple and pharmaceutical titan Eli Lilly and Company are working together to determine whether consumer devices like iPhone and Apple Watch can manage Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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Fitbit's new financial worries are just its latest in a long line

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

For a company that's a household name and is producing a hugely successful product, Fitbit has a remarkable history of lurching from crisis to crisis.

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Apple to test third-party API displaying insurance claim data in apps

07/30/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple is poised to start testing an API by the private CARIN Alliance that should let people see health insurance claims in apps, possibly including iOS's native Health.

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Review: Withings BPM Connect is better with a display & Wi-Fi

07/24/2019, 04:07 pm

Withings' BPM Core is a capable at-home blood pressure cuff that builds atop the solid foundation offered by the original Withings BPM and BPM+. AppleInsider strapped one on to test out how the changes made an impact.

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