health studies in Research app

The new Research app launches with three health studies

The Apple Heart and Movement, Women's Health and Hearing Studies are now open for enrollment in the U.S.
Fitbit OS 4.1

FitbitOS 4.1 announced, coming in early December

The new OS includes improved heart rate tracking, enriched always-on display mode for Versa 2, smart wake and more functionality right from your wrist.
health wearables

GlobalData: $54B wearable tech industry offers immense opportunity for healthcare by 2023

Wearables have the greatest potential in healthcare to address spiraling healthcare costs, aging populations, and the burden of chronic disease.
Google building

WSJ: Google was collecting millions of Americans’ health data

The search giant has secretly been accumulating the health data of millions of Americans from 21 different states, in partnership with Ascension.
health records

Majority of patients with access to electronic health records not using it

Only about one in 10 discharged hospital patients with access to their electronic medical records go online to take a look.
Apple sleep detection patent

Apple patents a connected home concept that track user’s sleeping habits

The patent describes a method to more accurately determine when someone is asleep, using multiple devices (rather than just one device) as sources of data.
VR in healthcare

AppliedVR, NCI to evaluate VR as a solution to help address cancer-related anxiety

The proof-of-concept study will evaluate AppliedVR's system on scanxiety - the anxiety patients experience before or after medical diagnostics scans.
N1 app: wellness by experiment

Mount Sinai launches precision wellness N1 app

The app was designed to serve as a medical science tool for individuals to compare the effectiveness of wellness-related treatments for different people.
Xiaomi Mi Watch

Xiaomi Mi Watch officially announced

The device runs Google's Wear OS platform with Xiaomi's own MIUI skin on top; could it be an Apple Watch of China?
John Hancock Aspire

John Hancock taps Verily and Onduo for life insurance solution for Americans living with...

The partnership will provide personalized diabetes support with the protection of life insurance and the potential to earn up to 25% in premium savings.
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