Some scientists call aging a disease. And they want to eradicate it. So, when we achieve this, people will live much longer lives. And they will be healthy. When we talk about health, disease prevention, what we want is to live a healthy life. But we also want to live our final days healthy. InContinue reading “Longevity: what about the consequences?”
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Should consumers be wary of Apple’s heartbeat monitoring app?
“consumers need to stay engaged and understand that such tools aren’t an end to detection, but just the beginning. And it’s this partnership—informed consumer and physician—that will drive further success for health tech.“ https://fortune.com/2020/02/26/apple-watch-heart-rate-app/
Why Apple and Johnson & Johnson’s new heart study is a big deal for digital health
The goal is to recruit 150,000 people who will be randomly assigned into one of two buckets. Either they’ll be navigated iPhone app, called Heartline, which provides health education and tips. Or they’ll be given the Apple Watch, either as a loaner device or at a heavily subsidized price of $49 plus tax. That’s a heavyContinue reading “Why Apple and Johnson & Johnson’s new heart study is a big deal for digital health”