Apple Watch

iOS 14 to support Sp02, sleep tracking on Apple Watch?

Also, the future update to the Apple Watch's ECG feature could address inconclusive readings for heart rates between 100 and 120 beats per minute.
Apple Heartline study

Apple, J&J to study whether Apple Watch can reduce the risk of stroke

The Heartline study, open to people aged 65 and older, will research atrial fibrillation and early detection of stroke using Apple's smartwatch.
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.
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.
Apple patent stretchable fabric activity band

Apple working on a stretchable fabric activity band for Apple Watch?

The Cupertino-based company continues to assess the utility of the Apple Watch band as a location for medical sensors.
Apple health studies

Apple announces three new health studies

The studies will be conducted in collaboration with leading medical institutions to examine hearing, women's, mobility and heart health.
Apple Watch Series 5

Apple Watch Series 5 announced with always-on screen and international emergency calling

The best smartwatch in the world just got better with a slew of new features that will help Apple cement its position at the top of the market.
Apple healthcare efforts

Apple health team faces departures after a series of leadership changes

Tension has been increasing within the team in recent months, according to eight people familiar with the situation.
dementia study

Apple, Eli Lilly studying whether iPhones and Apple Watches can detect signs of dementia

The early-stage study took place over 12 weeks and included an 82-person healthy control group and 31 individuals with varying stages of cognitive decline.
Apple WatchOS 6

Apple watchOS 6 announced with new health and fitness features

New capabilities include women cycle tracking, Noise app, Activity Trends and App Store right on the wrist; also, there are new watch faces.