EARLY RE­SEARCHKIT APPS

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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.

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