EARLY RESEARCHKIT APPS
Apple announced a handful of apps developed with ResearchKit during its March announcement. MyHeart Counts (Free) This app created at Stanford University surveys users and measures their activity to help researchers understand how a person's lifestyle and activity relate to cardiovascular health. GlucoSuccess (Free) The Massachusetts General Hospital developed this app to help researchers understand how factors such as diet, physical activity, and medications affect blood glucose levels. The app also helps participants see how these factors play a role in their own well-being. Share the Journey (Free) Share the Journey helps breast cancer researchers study the long-term effects of chemotherapy on energy levels, cognitive abilities, and mood. Asthma Health (Free) The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City launched this mobile app to track symptom patterns in individuals living in different environments and with different backgrounds, which may lead to new ways of personalizing treatment. It also helps participants avoid areas where air quality can worsen their symptoms.