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Brain Health Takes Center Stage at SXSW Interactive


Brain Health Takes Center Stage at SXSW Interactive    SXSW Interactive SXSW mHealth MedTech Expo iOS AnthroTronix Android Brain health is front and center this morning in Austin, Texas as SXSW 2015 rolls on.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, SXSW Interactive participants will have the opportunity to test their brain health using the FDA-cleared app DANA, which was developed by AnthroTronix.

“The brain health assessment tool DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a phone or tablet-based mobile medical app that works on both the Android and iOS operating systems and provides data within minutes to help assess and measure brain health,” the company says.

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FDA Launches ‘Drug Shortages’ Mobile App


FDA Launches Drug Shortages Mobile App   mobile healthcare Mobile Apps iOS FDA Drug Shortages Android The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just launched what’s being called the agency’s first mobile application “specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.”

Conveniently, the app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.

Drugs in short supply can delay or deny needed care for patients. Drug shortages may also lead health care professionals to rely on alternative drug products, which may be less effective or associated with higher risks than the drug in shortage.

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Itching for Success: Dermatology App Hits 100,000 Downloads


Itching for Success: Dermatology App Hits 100,000 Downloads   teledermatology iOS First Derm app Android First Derm, a free iOS and Android teledermatology app that lets patients receive an opinion on any skin ailment from board-certified dermatologists in just 24 hours, has reached an epic app store milestone.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, the app has now reached 100,000 downloads.

First Derm has been extensively researched as a dermatology triage tool. Users anonymously upload two photos, one up close and one overview, along with a description of the skin concern without requiring registration or profile creation.
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Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute


Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute   Spinoff Sleep Genius Sleep NASA mobile app iOS Android What began as a quest to help humans sleep in the International Space Station has become a technology soothing people worldwide.

Not only that, It’s also a celebrated “spinoff technology” in the latest edition of NASA’s prestigious annual publication, appropriately titled Spinoff.

The 2015 issue recognizes an array of cutting edge companies and products that began with research for NASA but ultimately led to technologies for life right here on planet Earth.

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MoveMeFit on the Move with Launch of New App


MoveMeFit on the Move with Launch of New App   MoveMeFit mobile health app mHealth app iOS Just in time to help out with those New Year’s resolutions, MoveMeFit has launched their new iOS app which allows users to “get inspired” and achieve their fitness goals.

Fitness experts say that repetition is both physically ineffective  and mentally tedious. The new MoveMeFit app helps mitigate that tedium by delivering personalized and motivating fitness options. The app finds you relevant workouts, tracks your progress, allows you to follow friends and fitness pros’ activities,  and syncs your workout data to HealthKit.

MoveMeFit curates and offers thousands of online and local workouts with sessions including Cardio, Pilates, Strength-training, Yoga, Dance, HIIT, Prenatal, and more.

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New App Uses ‘Rewards’ to Monitor Mood Disorders


New App Uses ‘Rewards’ to Monitor Mood Disorders   ThriveTracker mobile health app mHealth iOS depression Bipolar app Adrian Cunning’s startup, ThriveStreams, has released its first product, according to CNET.

The newly released app takes a gamified approach to mood tracking for those with conditions such as depression and bipolar disorder. Cunning was diagnosed as bipolar in 2002 and has said that his own battle with the disorder inspired him to serve others with mental health struggles.

The app, ThriveTracker, collects data on activities such as meditation, exercise, journaling, as well as tracking therapy attendance and quality and amount of sleep. Users can chart their moods, anxiety, and irritable levels in order to analyze trends and make connections between moods and behaviors. Consistent users can earn rewards such as samples, gift cards, and MP3 downloads. The rewards are meant to incentivize consistent data entry.

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Apple’s HealthKit Already Diagnosed with a Bug


Apples HealthKit Already Diagnosed with a Bug   iOS 8 iOS HealthKit apps apple It’s not even cold and flu season yet but Apple’s HealthKit already has a bug that will make it late for work.

Shortly before yesterday’s release of iOS 8, Apple was compelled to yank all HealthKit-related iOS apps from the App Store.

A number of eleventh-hour issues were reportedly to blame for the decision.
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