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Apple Unveils Promising New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy, and Melanoma


Apple Unveils Promising New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy, and MelanomaThis week, Apple announced that ResearchKit is enabling new research studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma.

If you’re not familiar, ResearchKit turns Apple’s iPhone into a powerful tool for medical research by helping doctors, scientists and other researchers gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone apps.

“We’re honored to work with world-class medical institutions and provide them with tools to better understand diseases and ultimately help people lead healthier lives,” says Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of Operations. “In just six months, ResearchKit apps studying everything from asthma and diabetes to Parkinson’s disease, are already providing insights to scientists around the world and more than 100,000 participants are choosing to contribute their data to advance science and medical research.”
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Thousands Flock to Apple’s ResearchKit Right Out of the Gate


Thousands Flock to Apple's ResearchKit Right Out of the GateOn Monday, Apple unveil ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research. Specifically, the platform will ostensibly help doctors and scientists “gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone apps.”

Well, if there were any doubts as to whether Apple’s newest initiative would be well-received, all such doubts can now be put to rest.

By mid week, thousands had already flocked to ResearchKit to sign up for medical studies.
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Apple Rolls Out ResearchKit at ‘Spring Forward’ Media Event


Apple Rolls Out ResearchKit at Spring Forward Media EventIt promises to be a game changer in the field of medical research. And the announcement caught may by surprise on Monday during Apple’s “Spring Forward” media event.

But Apple took the opportunity, with the world watching, to unveil ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research.

The initiative is designed to help doctors and scientists “gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone apps.”
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