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Tag: medical apps
Stanford undergrads design motivator for at-home physical therapy
For a Stanford digital health biodesign course, two undergraduates developed a program to increase patients' physical therapy engagement at home.
MyHeart Counts health data released for external research
Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.
Autism app blends play, social learning and research
Stanford biomedical data scientist Dennis Wall and his team are developing technology that could help experts study and treat autism simultaneously.
Hackathon prize winner seeks to remotely monitor patient skin conditions
A health hackathon inspired a Stanford dermatology resident to pursue a project to make it easier to monitor patients with chronic skin conditions.
Social networks may boost fitness, Stanford researchers say
Your online social network doesn’t just keep you connected, it can also help you stay fit, a new study shows. A team of researchers led …
New Stanford Medicine iPhone app launched to study peripheral artery disease
Stanford researchers have launched a new iPhone app called VascTrac to collect data about patients with peripheral artery disease using Apple’s ResearchKit, an open source …
Genetic research now integrated into Stanford’s MyHeart Counts app
Stanford Medicine and 23andMe, the personal genetics company, have collaborated to add a new module for Stanford’s free MyHeart Counts app. The 23andMe module allows MyHeart Counts users who …
Can cute cat texts motivate patients to take their medication?
The right kind of motivation is key when you have a difficult or mundane task at hand. For example, when I wanted to learn Spanish, …
Engaging and empowering patients to strive for better health
Medicine X yesterday featured a series of talks on a topic that is near and dear to the heart of many conference attendees: Empowering and engaging …
A look at the MyHeart Counts app and the potential of mobile technologies to improve human health
Keynote talks and presentations from the 2015 Big Data in Biomedicine conference at Stanford are now available on the Stanford YouTube channel. To continue the …
Using a smartphone and the Folding@home app to advance disease research
Smartphones now have the power that personal computers had a few years ago, and more and more people have them. So researchers are developing ways …