Tagged asthma


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…


Philips partners with British Lung Foundation

Health technology company Philips has announced a new partnership with the British Lung Foundation (BLF), becoming one of the founding members of the Living Well Alliance, created to bring together companies which offer treatments, services or products that support people with chronic lung conditions. The partnership is to help those suffering from chronic lung conditions…


How to turn a smartphone into an asthma device

A big challenge with asthma control is how to stick with it day in, day out. The Smart Peak flow device makes this easy. Small enough to sit in the palm of your hand – it plugs into a smartphone’s headphone jack and works together with its corresponding app to measure the user’s peak expiratory flow rate….


Big data and asthma intelligence help the pharma sector

Pharmaceutical companies are set to benefit from intelligence on asthma as Aerobit, provider of a smart respiratory device, teams with artificial intelligence experts to unlock the potential of big data. To more effectively manage asthma care, Aerobit has introduced a smart inhaler which tracks medication use and records each time an inhaler is taken by…

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