EpiWatch app

EpiWatch ResearchKit study finds most seizures linked to stress

Stress was the most common trigger, linked to 37% of seizures, followed by lack of sleep (18%), menstruation (12%) and overexertion (11%).

Johns Hopkins, Cincinnati Children’s unveil an app for hydrocephalus patients

Called HydroAssist, the application allows patients to track and view their treatment history; it is available for iOS and Android smartphones.
Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins, Luminox set up a digital health accelerator in Israel

As part of the deal, Luminox will set up a fund for early-stage companies that will collaborate with Johns Hopkins' technology accelerator, FastForward.
Apple Watch sensor

Johns Hopkins to use Apple Watch in the upcoming ResearchKit study on epilepsy

The research is looking to develop an effective method for predicting seizures; the apps for the study are now in beta testing, and should be out on Sept. 18.

MouthLab takes patient’s vitals from a breath

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have developed a handheld device that can pick up vital signs from a patient's lips and fingertip.
PoopMD app

This app could reduce number one need for liver transplants for children

Called PoopMD, the application allows parents to take a photo of their baby's poop to catch a telltale symptom of biliary atresia.
Sprint Accelerator

Mercy R&D, Johns Hopkins join the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator

Powered by Techstars, it is a three-month, mentor-driven program for 10 participating startups which will be announced on March 9th.