Parkinson's emPower

By Jonah Comstock 12:15 pm November 28, 2016
Apple is working closely with the FDA to develop an FDA-regulated app for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease, MobiHealthNews has learned. The insight comes from a batch of emails MobiHealthNews obtained from a Freedom of Information Act request to the FDA. The tech giant held a meeting about Parkinson's at its headquarters in Cupertino in September 2015 attended by a number of neurologists and...
By Jonah Comstock 04:35 pm September 23, 2016
When Apple announced ResearchKit in March 2015, and unveiled the first five apps to test-drive the company’s new approach to clinical research, the announcement made a big splash. And indeed, in the weeks following, those apps posted incredible recruitment figures: for instance, Parkinson’s emPower study saw 5,500 sign-ups by day two and ended up with more than 18,000 participants.  But there...