Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study

Apple and Stanford Medicine today announced the results of the Apple Heart Study. The study enrolled over 400,000 participants, making it the “largest study ever of its kind,” according to Apple. The findings were presented in New Orleans this morning. more… The post Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study […]

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 Heart Study not used to gain FDA clearance for Apple Watch Series 4 ECG

The Apple Heart Study, conducted in partnership with Stanford Medicine, collected heart rate data from more than 400,000 Apple Watch users in its attempt to determine whether wearable devices can effectively detect irregular heart rhythms. Contrary to previous reports, however, the results were not used to gain clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

Stanford says over 400k people joined Apple Watch Heart Study, full completion expected early 2019

Back in August, Stanford and Apple announced they were closing their joint Heart Study program to new participants. Now, Stanford Medicine has outlined additional details about the future of the program in a blog post. more… The post Stanford says over 400k people joined Apple Watch Heart Study, full completion expected early 2019 appeared first […]

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

Large-scale study shows Apple Watch & other wearables can detect early signs of diabetes

A large-scale study involving more than 14,000 Apple Watch and Android Wear users has shown that heart-rate data from the wearables can detect early signs of diabetes. The study – a collaboration between UC San Francisco and digital health startup Cardiogram – was able to determine that 463 participants had previously undiagnosed diabetes … more… 9to5Mac

Apple’s iPhone scores 92% loyalty rate ahead of ‘iPhone 8’ launch, study finds

A new study published by investment bank Morgan Stanley shows 92 percent of iPhone users who are "somewhat or extremely likely" to upgrade within 12 months intend to buy Apple, a good indicator that this year’s iPhone revamp has the makings of a so-called "super cycle." AppleInsider – Frontpage News