Apps News Briefs

Issues with Fitbit Force rash more widespread than initially believed

Thumbnail image for Issues with Fitbit Force rash more widespread than initially believed

It appears that an issue with the FitBit Force causing a rash might be more widespread than initially believed

GymPact rebrands as Pact, adding nutrition goals with MyFitnessPal partnership

Thumbnail image for GymPact rebrands as Pact, adding nutrition goals with MyFitnessPal partnership

On their 2 year anniversary, GymPact expanded their offerings for earning money with health living by introducing two new pacts focused on healthy eating.

Google Trends data highlights medical and healthcare app growth

Thumbnail image for Google Trends data highlights medical and healthcare app growth

Interest in medical apps is experiencing strong growth according to a Google Trends analysis in a an emerging technology only five years old.

All drawMD patient education apps go free to celebrate drawMD 3.0

Thumbnail image for All drawMD patient education apps go free to celebrate drawMD 3.0

iMedicalApps has recently done a number of articles on drawMD as they build up to their big 3.0 launch. To celebrate the launch of their new software, drawMD have made all their existing apps free so be sure to check them out in the App Store now. We have reviewed a number of the drawMD series here and here and will soon be publishing an interview with the CEO, John Cox.

MyStudies literature app with holiday subscription sale of $1

Thumbnail image for MyStudies literature app with holiday subscription sale of $1

MyStudies is currently having a sale for the holidays where an annual subscription is running for $1 through an in-app purchase. However, registration via the website users can also get a free subscription.

Just in time for the holidays, Santa Anatomy app!

Thumbnail image for Just in time for the holidays, Santa Anatomy app!

Pocket Anatomy developers created a fun little app called Santa Anatomy for the holidays. It allows users to view the anatomy of Santa Claus. Free for the time period, enjoy this app for the holiday.

Augmented reality DoctorMole app now available for iPhone

Thumbnail image for Augmented reality DoctorMole app now available for iPhone

DoctorMole which was well received on Android has finally been released on iPhone (25th September). It brings the same advanced, real-time computer vision technology to scan your moles in real time and give you instant risk feedback on Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter and Risk (ABCDE).

Visible Body anatomy app available for Android

Popular 3D anatomy app developer, Visible Body have released a number of their apps for the Android system. Visible Body are the first of the ‘major’ anatomy developers to release for the Android system. They have released their first major app – Visible Body 3D Anatomy atlas. Interestingly they have had to announce the device requirements in order to cope with the fragmentation issues associated with Android. Device Requirements ★ 1 GHz processor or higher ★ 512 MB RAM or […]

Mayo Clinic Proceedings is now available as an iPad app

Thumbnail image for Mayo Clinic Proceedings is now available as an iPad app

Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the flagship journal of the Mayo Clinic, is now available for the iPad. It is now possible to stay current with all the latest research and study from the Mayo Clinic using this app. Features include: Monthly issues direct to your iPad using Newsstand Read new Online First articles throughout the month Play in-article videos Save articles on your device Bookmark key articles and take notes for follow-up later Email useful images or articles Post useful articles […]

Orca Health releases innovative 3D heart visualization iPad app for patient education

The newest release by Orca Health may yet be their best. Heart Decide uses stunning animated 3dimensional visualization of a beating heart as a patient education tool. The app allows the user, whether contemplating an upcoming cardiac surgery or trying to understand their heart disorder, to virtually “slice” the heart and peer into into it while it is beating, observing the interplay between the atria, ventricles and valves. According to Orca, the conditions explored by HeartDecide include the following: Rheumatic […]