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Researchers Are Developing Apps To Diagnose Coughs, Sleep Apnea, & Detect Bipolar Episodes

Written by: | | Dated: Thursday, July 16th, 2015

First pitched by Steve Jobs in 2007 as “an iPod, a phone, and an Internet communicator,” the iPhone has since evolved into a medical device of sorts as software has gotten smarter and sensors have become more advanced in recent years.

Apple embraced this with iOS 8 and the rollout of HealthKit, a framework which allows medical and health apps to share data with each other and your doctors with your permission. Apple’s open source ResearchKit took it a step further by allowing developers to turn apps into scientific health and medical research tests.

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Source: BioSpace Featured Stories

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