Apple Announces ResearchKit Available Today to Medical Researchers

CUPERTINO, California—April 14, 2015—Apple® today announced ResearchKit™, a software framework designed for medical and health research that helps doctors, scientists and other researchers gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using mobile devices, is now available to researchers and developers. The first research apps developed using ResearchKit study asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, Read more [...]

Menlo Secures ISO 13485 Status for Specialist Handling of Medical Devices

As further evidence of its proficiency in the medical device sector, Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the global logistics and supply chain management unit of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), has achieved ISO 13485:2003 for its Eersel facility in the Netherlands. The International Standard sets specifications for a quality management system where an organization demonstrates its ability to manufacture, or to control and handle the inventory management of, medical devices and related logistics services, while complying Read more [...]

Apple Introduces ResearchKit, Giving Medical Researchers the Tools to Revolutionize Medical Studies

SAN FRANCISCO—March 9, 2015—Apple® today announced ResearchKit™, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research, helping doctors and scientists gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone® apps. World-class research institutions have already developed apps with ResearchKit for studies on asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.* Users decide if they want to participate Read more [...]

Todd Gurley Reportedly Refuses Medical Check at NFL Combine

Todd Gurley's knee is going to be one of the key focal points at this weekend's NFL Scouting Combine, but the former Georgia star is reportedly keeping it under wraps.  According to's Michael Silver, Gurley didn't allow doctors at the combine in Indianapolis examine his right knee: However, per Bryan Broaddus of the Dallas Cowboys' website, Gurley's stance is common because of how aggressively doctors tend to get with these examinations: In case you are wondering how physical doctors Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Massive Data Breach at Chase, The Value Of Stolen Medical Data

Cyberattack Against JPMorgan Chase Affects 76 Million Households A cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase compromised the accounts of 76 million households and seven million small businesses. The details of the breach were disclosed in a securities filing on Thursday, and emerged at a time when consumer confidence in the digital operations of [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Chelsea Transfer News: Cesc Fabregas Medical Planned as Arsenal Look Elsewhere

Chelsea are convinced Spain international Cesc Fabregas is their player and are planning to complete his medical and transfer this week. John Cross of the Mirror writes that the final touches of a £27 million deal are being completed, which will see Fabregas double his £100,000-a-week Barcelona wages and break Arsenal fans' hearts. He claims the Blues will "now hope to whisk the former Arsenal captain through a medical," as they look to settle his future prior to Spain's Read more [...]

Should Missouri inmate’s medical condition prevent execution?

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to consider on Wednesday the case of a condemned Missouri inmate whose execution was stayed overnight after his attorneys argued the state could not humanely kill him because of his chronic medical condition. Justice Samuel Alito issued an order late Tuesday... Nation - Los Angeles Times Read more [...]