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Boston Globe Analysis: iPhone Software On “Verge Of Becoming Medically Useful.”

The Boston Globe (5/28, Sheridan) reports the Apple software, ResearchKit, promised to turn an iPhone into a “powerful tool for medical research,” according to Apple. The software has led to “a number of studies” and, says the Globe, “seems to be on the verge of becoming medically useful” as it is being used to collect “new data on seizures, asthma attacks, and heart disease.”