Health

Apple Research App Debuts with Hearing, Heart, Woman Health Studies

Apple Research App Debuts with Hearing, Heart, Woman Health Studies

Apple had started baking in support for an optional medical app called Research beginning from iOS 13.2. Now the company has released a standalone version of its first three studies that include the Apple Heart and Movement Study, the Apple Women’s Health Study, and the Apple Hearing Study. In order for the studies to work you need to have an Apple Watch paired with an iPhone.

iOS 13: All The New Features in Health App

iOS 13: All The New Features in Health App

The Health app in iOS 13 gets a new dynamic Summary view with detailed insights and long-term charts. There’s also a new menstrual cycle tracking feature that is privacy-focused. Here are all the awesome new features in the Health app.

Selfie-Based Blood Pressure Measurement Might Soon Be Available on iPhone

Selfie-Based Blood Pressure Measurement Might Soon Be Available on iPhone

Thanks to technological advent we now have fitness trackers that measure vitals like heart rate, blood pressure, ECG and O2. Statistics say that more than 1.3 billion people have high blood pressure and for most, it goes unnoticed. Researchers based at the University of Toronto in Canada and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University in China are working on a way to track blood pressure by using a selfie camera.

How to Sync Fitbit to iPhone and Apple Health App

How to Sync Fitbit to iPhone and Apple Health App

At $400, Apple Watch isn’t for everyone. If you’re looking for a simple fitness tracker which counts steps, tracks workouts and your sleep, a $100 Fitbit is a great option. But the only problem is the lack of native integration. By default, Fitbit doesn’t sync your sleep, workouts, weight or steps to the Health app. But it’s possible to do using a third party app. Here’s how you can sync Fitbit with Apple Health app.

Tim Cook Discusses Health and Privacy in New Interview

Tim Cook Discusses Health and Privacy in New Interview

NPR has a new interview with Apple’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Cook. The topic? Health data and privacy.

Apple Watch Series 4 Alerts User of Abnormally Fast Heart Rate Before ‘Supraventricular Tachycardia’ Diagnosis

Apple Watch Series 4 Alerts User of Abnormally Fast Heart Rate Before ‘Supraventricular Tachycardia’ Diagnosis

Some doctors do not believe that the baked-in health features within the Apple Watch Series 4 are worthwhile for most people, but one can imagine those who have been informed of major heart issues wouldn’t agree.

Apple and Veterans Affairs Partner to Launch Digital Health Records

Apple and Veterans Affairs Partner to Launch Digital Health Records

Back in November, it was rumored that Apple was in talks with the Department of Veterans Affairs in the United States to launch digital health records.

Apple Hires Obstetrician Dr. Christine Curry as it Focuses on Women’s Health

Apple Hires Obstetrician Dr. Christine Curry as it Focuses on Women’s Health

The Apple Watch is a successful device for the company behind it, due in part for its significant health-related features.

Beau, Who is 4, Used Siri to Call Emergency Services After His Mom Fainted

Beau, Who is 4, Used Siri to Call Emergency Services After His Mom Fainted

How about a feel good story for your Tuesday before we head into the long holiday weekend? A four-year-old is here to help us out.

Apple is Now Employing Doctors as it Continues to Focus on Health

Apple is Now Employing Doctors as it Continues to Focus on Health

Apple sees itself as a company that can help improve its customers’ health, and actually believes it will be the “biggest contribution” it provides in the future.