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Apple introduce ResearchKit

Apple continues to step up when it comes to innovation and now, they enter the medical industry to support the health innovation. ResearchKit will be released next month, providing researchers with the ability to contribute to specific activity modules in the framework, like memory or gait testing, and share them with the global research community to further advance what the company knows about diseases.

Using iPhone, Doctors and Scientist can gather data easily and accurately. The ResearchKit makes iPhone useful in medical research can access data from the Health app such as weight, blood pressure, glucose levels and asthma inhaler use, which are measured by third-party devices and apps, according to Apple’s website.

Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of Operations, said “iOS apps already help millions of customers track and improve their health. With hundreds of millions of iPhones in use around the world, we saw an opportunity for Apple to have an even greater impact by empowering people to participate in and contribute to medical research,” ResearchKit gives the scientific community access to a diverse, global population and more ways to collect data than ever before.

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