Withings launches BPM Core blood pressure monitor with ECG, works with Apple Health

After announcing the BPM Core blood pressure monitor at CES this past January, Withings has released the new health device with ECG and stethoscope functionality in Europe. The company has also launched the new BPM Connect in the US which is a blood pressure monitor that can be used without a smartphone to see readings. […]

Apple boosts health expertise with children’s asthma tracking startup acquisition

Apple has purchased a small California-based startup called Tueo Health, CNBC reports. The health-focused company further expands Apple’s medical-related portfolio. Here’s how the firm described their mission prior to joining Apple: more… The post Apple boosts health expertise with children’s asthma tracking startup acquisition appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

2019 AAPL shareholders meeting: New iPad Pro features, philanthropy controversy, Apple health push

Apple held its annual shareholders meeting today at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park. While Tim Cook expressed excitement as he walked on stage, the meeting quickly saw some controversial topics brought up by a couple of shareholders. The meeting also included a vote on whether Apple’s board should be required to disclose ideological […]

Apple VP of Health says FDA was ‘very critical’ in Apple Watch clearance, relationship with agency is ‘good’

In an interview published Friday, Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai discussed the company’s newfound interest in health and medicine, suggesting products like Apple Watch Series 4 and the Health app are stepping stones to more advanced devices and services. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Today at Apple significantly expands with new sessions highlighting design, health, photography, more

Today at Apple is about to change in a big way. Starting soon, Apple Store visitors will be greeted by a whole new set of creative sessions to explore. Apple has collaborated with experts in disciplines ranging from video to health and fitness to develop compelling content that will help you explore the topics you’re […]

Second-generation AirPods tipped to ship in early 2019 with health tracking features

The second generation of Apple’s AirPods will arrive in the first half of 2019, according to supply chain sources, with the wearable devices expected to include health tracking functionality that will make them more attractive in the overall wearables market. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

Apple’s Health Records, the company’s platform for storing and sharing personal health data between patients and caregivers, has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, with a survey revealing the vast majority not only found it easy to use, but helped them understand their health. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Study shows Apple Watch health insurance deals yield substantial increase in exercise

Over the last year, we’ve seen an uptick in the number of health insurance providers offering Apple Watch-based incentives to clients. One of those providers is Vitality Insurance, which recently conducted a study on how much offering tangible rewards can motivate people to increase their level of exercise. more… The post Study shows Apple Watch […]

Apple’s next move in health monitoring and improvement may be sleep monitoring hardware

Apple is interested in improving its Beddit product line and helping its customers get healthier by sleeping better at night by monitoring their movements throughout their slumber, but without the bulk of existing medical monitoring systems, by considering the use of piezo sensors laid on top of a bed. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple Watch, other wearables increasingly used to manage chronic health conditions, study says

A study of user data pulled from popular health app Cardiogram yields unique insight into usage the patterns of Apple Watch and other wearable products, suggesting devices with advanced biometric monitoring capabilities are seeing increased use in the management of chronic conditions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

022: HomePod reviews, iOS 11.3 beta 2, iPhone Battery Health | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got HomePod reviews, changes in iOS 11.3 beta 2, the new Battery Health feature for iPhone, and more. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/9to5mac-daily-02-06-2018.mp3 more… 9to5Mac

New report shows the extent of Apple’s relationship w/ disgraced health blogger Belle Gibson

Apple once had a close relationship with Belle Gibson, a now-disgraced fitness and health blogger who claimed to have cured her cancer with lifestyle and other wellness improvements. A new report from Australian news site The Age dives deeper into the connections between Apple and Gibson, as seen with the marketing for her ‘The Whole […]