Apple Said To Expand HealthKit From Tracker To Diagnosis Tool

Apple Said To Expand HealthKit From Tracker To Diagnosis Tool

So far Apple’s HealthKit has mostly collected fitness data from its devices. In the future, if the company gets its way, the software will interpret that information, turning it into advice for users, doctors and others. Scores of health-care experts hired by Apple in recent years are building improved electronic health record software that can better analyze and understand the implications of patient data, according to people familiar with the team’s plans. The iPhone maker is also working on new apps for the Apple Watch. One helps users track sleep…

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Cancer Risk May Rise Before and After Diabetes Diagnosis: Study

Cancer Risk May Rise Before and After Diabetes Diagnosis: Study

Individuals with Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, says a new study. The findings showed that the highest risk appears shortly after a diabetes diagnosis. Cancer incidence was also significantly higher in persons with diabetes within the first three months after diagnosis, but not after this time period.”This may in part be explained by increased health care visits and screening tests following a diagnosis of diabetes,” said Iliana Lega, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in Canada….

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Massage at salon – Timely diagnosis, treatment saved him: Doctors

Massage at salon – Timely diagnosis, treatment saved him: Doctors

Doctors got to know that Babu was a regular at the salon and often opted for head and neck massage, which alwa… Read More A haircut along with a complimentary head and neck massage at Rs 100 – the package was irresistible. Babu Reddy, 40, walked into a salon near his home on a fateful day in May. But the 30-minute session proved too costly for the Banaswadi businessman. A crick in the neck following the massage gave him a stroke. When Babu sat on the swivel chair, all he…

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Cancer risk may rise before and after diabetes diagnosis: Study

Cancer risk may rise before and after diabetes diagnosis: Study

Individuals with Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, says a study. The findings showed that the highest risk appears shortly after a diabetes diagnosis. Cancer incidence was also significantly higher in persons with diabetes within the first three months after diagnosis, but not after this time period. “This may in part be explained by increased health care visits and screening tests following a diagnosis of diabetes,” said Iliana Lega, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in Canada….

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