Apple Wins At Life (Possibly Literally)

22:09 March 09, 2015
By: Erica Goldish

Apple just announced their new ResearchKit, which will turn your phone into a medical diagnostic device. The software for your iPhone lets users participate in clinical trials, and monitors individuals’ fitness levels. With this new software Apple hopes to fix some of the problems that traditionally hamper clinical trials such as small sample sizes, infrequent data intakes, and subjectivity. The first studies available will try and find diabetes, breast cancer, asthma, cardiovascular disease, and Parkinson’s disease in people.

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