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Asthma Study Yields Data Using Smartphones


by Meg Bryant

A research team at Mount Sinai Hospital showed its possible to produce reliable health data using smartphones, The Verge reported.

In the study, published Monday in Nature Biotechnology, the researchers used Apple ResearchKit to create an iOS app to assess asthmatics’ symptoms, presumed triggers and medication adherence and compared the results with existing patient studies.

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