Tagged Apple Research Kit


Apple buys sleep tracking company

[sg_popup id=”1″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]Technology giant Apple has bought the Finnish sleep monitoring company Beddit. Beddit have been selling its £130 sleep tracker in Apple stores for a number of years. Its tracker consists of a thin strip that when placed on top of a mattress monitors users’ sleeping patterns. The device monitors things such as time…


Is Apple about to make a diabetes breakthrough?

According to CNBC, Apple has taken on a group of biomedical engineers to develop sensors for use in treating diabetes. CNBC claims they are part of “a super secret initiative, initially envisioned by the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, to develop sensors that can non-invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes,…


Apple Research Kit proven effective in asthma study

A study by researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has highlighted the effectiveness of Apple’s Research Kit – software that helps medical researchers gather data. The Asthma Mobile Health study launched in 2015, at the same time as Research Kit’s introduction, and used an app through which users could fill in…

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