Apple to Launch a Research App for Three Medical Studies Monitoring Health Issues

Apple to Launch Research App for Three Medical Studies Monitoring Health Issues

Shots:

  • Apple collaborates with leading medical institutions to examine hearing, reproductive health issues in women, mobility & heart health, by leveraging the new functions of the Apple Watch. The Research app will be freely available in the App Store in H2’19
  • The Apple’s Hearing Study: in collaboration with WHO & University of Michigan will be used to monitor the ambient sound of the user determining average level of noise exposure in a day, Women’s Health Study: will focus on the menstrual cycle & gynecological conditions in collaboration with NIH’s NIEHS & Harvard School of Public Health , Heart & Movement Study: will examine activity & movement in collaboration with American Heart Association and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Apple supports healthcare with its ResearchKit and CareKit expanding the pace & scale of healthcare studies. Apple utilizes its ResearchKit to create the Apple Heart Study which examine atrial fibrillation to offer validation for the irregular rhythm notification feature on Apple Watch

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