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Stanford Health Care Launches Promising New Mobile App

Stanford Health Care Launches Promising New Mobile AppWhile the world turns its attention to the hottest mobile hardware of the future in Barcelona, Spain as Mobile World Congress 2015 gets underway today, some of the biggest innovations in mobile healthcare applications are taking place today in the U.S. at some of its most prestigious schools.

Case in point: Stanford Health Care recently announced its new iOS 8 MyHealth mobile app for patients.

Developed in-house by Stanford Health Care (SHC) engineers, MyHealth “connects directly with Epic’s electronic health records, Apple’s HealthKit and cloud services for consumer health data monitoring.”
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Stanford, Duke to Begin Trials with HealthKit

Stanford, Duke to Begin Trials with HealthKitApple’s recently unveiled HealthKit platform has already attracted the attention of such healthcare heavyweights as Duke and Stanford.

According to an exclusive from Reuters, the prominent U.S. hospitals are planning trials with “diabetics and chronic disease patients” using HealthKit.

If all goes as plans, the report explains, we could very well witness exactly how HealthKit will transform healthcare in the coming years.
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Stanford Engineers Create Biological Computer

Stanford engineers are touting a technological breakthrough that could change medicine and healthcare as we presently know them.

The latest Stanford research achievement could soon usher in a day where humans could carry microscopic natural computers inside their cells. The purpose would be to guard against disease and provide warning against imminent toxic threats.

Mercury News reported Monday that a team of engineers there has invented “genetic transistors,” completing a simple computer within a living cell.

This development is being universally hailed as a major step forward in the emerging field of synthetic biology.

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