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Apple software will allow researchers to gather health data from iPhones

Apple announced on 9 March that it will release an open source software platform in April that doctors and researchers can use to gather health data from iPhones of users who agree to share their information.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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New evidence for how green tea and apples could protect health

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research have found evidence for a mechanism by which certain food compounds could help protect our health.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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New gene influences apple or pear shape, risk of future disease

Scientists have known for some time that people who carry a lot of weight around their bellies are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease than those who have bigger hips and thighs.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Though it may be in the April Fool's issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers have conducted a serious study assessing the medical evidence to support the famous proverb.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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How the Apple Watch measures heart rate, and why it (hopefully) won't give you a rash

Just a few days before the first units start shipping, Apple has posted some support documents that pull back the curtain on some of the technical details of its heart rate monitor, and also give some insight into steps Apple has taken to head off potential skin irritation issues.  
mobihealthnews.com
over 5 years ago
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Apple Is Bringing Clinical Trials to Your Fingertips

A new collection of medical-based apps, called ResearchKit, may revolutionize how researchers track clinical trial participants.  
asbestos.com
over 5 years ago
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How an apple a day (and a cup of green tea) prevents heart disease

The polyphenols in apples and green tea have a powerful effect on the body, a study shows  
telegraph.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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19 health and fitness Apple Watch apps that appear ready at launch

Apple's newest offering, the Apple Watch, is set to launch April 24th. When the watch launches in a few weeks, Apple will launch a new section in its app store specifically for Apple Watch apps.  
mobihealthnews.com
over 5 years ago
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IBM’s Watson to provide software for personalised healthcare

IBM is partnering with Apple and medical device companies to develop a cloud-based health platform for its Watson supercomputer  
feeds.newscientist.com
over 5 years ago
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PEMBlog is now on Apple's News App

Apple just released iOS 9 for iPhone and iPad. Early adopters (or pathologic blog readers like myself) are aware that this update included an app called News, which is Apple’s new app that will being articles from various web sources to your device. If you are familiar with feedly, Google Reader, Reeder etc,. then you know what kind of app you are dealing with. For those of you who are not, News will represent a new way to get updated PEMBlog articles on your iPhone or iPad.  
pemcincinnati.com
about 5 years ago
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Number of Health Apps Soars, but Use Does Not Always Follow

An IMS Health study counted 165,000 apps in Apple and Android stores; nearly a quarter focus on disease treatment, but wellness and fitness apps still rule.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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AliveCor Previews Apple Watch ECG (VIDEO) |

This past week at the USC Body Computing Conference in Los Angeles, AliveCor founder Dr. David Albert and Dr. Leslie Saxon, a USC professor and founder of  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Listeria warning over caramel apples - BBC News

Caramel-coated apples can be riddled with listeria - a bacterium that causes diarrhoea and vomiting and, rarely, meningitis - warn scientists.  
bbc.co.uk
about 5 years ago
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Epilepsy App Tracks Seizures

Information gathered with the new interactive app, downloaded to the Apple Watch, will be used to develop a seizure detector.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Apple ResearchKit Data to Be Used in Three Clinical Studies

Academic medical centers will use iPhone apps to study autism, epilepsy, and melanoma; might later build marketable apps and apply for FDA clearance.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Would you tell Apple when you've had sex? - BBC News

The latest version of Apple's mobile software, iOS9, tries to make it easier for women to get pregnant.  
bbc.co.uk
about 5 years ago
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USMLE Step 1 Flashcard 2015 App for iOS - Apple App Store App structured similar to First Aid

USMLE Step 1 Pro - $19.99 = https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/usmle-step-1-pro-flashcards/id1050441034?mt=8 USMLE Step 1 Lite - Free = https://itunes.apple.com...  
youtube.com
almost 5 years ago
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Oral Allergy Syndrome: When an Apple a Day Is Not Advised

What is the potential for anaphylaxis in oral allergy syndrome?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Opioid Overprescribing Not Limited to a Few Bad Apples

The bulk of prescriptions for opioid painkillers are written by the broad swath of general practitioners, not by a limited group of specialists, new Medicare data suggest.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Developing an App to Detect Seizures

Dr Andrew Wilner interviews Dr Nathan Crone, who is currently conducting a research study using the Apple Watch and iPhone to develop an app that detects seizures in patients with epilepsy.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago