The project, more than 10 years in the making, will boost local manufacturing and may help treat other conditions, such as limb paralysis.
The Heartline study, open to people aged 65 and older, will research atrial fibrillation and early detection of stroke using Apple's smartwatch.
A small study among 40 hospitalized women in labor has found that immersion in virtual reality can help women reduce pain.
The Apple Heart and Movement, Women's Health and Hearing Studies are now open for enrollment in the U.S.
The proof-of-concept study will evaluate AppliedVR's system on scanxiety - the anxiety patients experience before or after medical diagnostics scans.
The studies will be conducted in collaboration with leading medical institutions to examine hearing, women's, mobility and heart health.
The solution enables often busy and under pressure oncology clinicians to access relevant, up to date tools and content at their fingertips.
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.
The largest study ever of its kind enrolled over 400,000 participants from all 50 states in a span of only eight months.
The number comes from a massive RAND Corporation study which included 400,000 participants across the US, Europe and South Africa.