Three new ResearchKit apps launch for autism, melanoma, and seizures including the first to use Apple Watch.
In a recent letter to the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Ferrero et al. noted several troubling issues with currently available mobile medical applications designed for dermatological purposes. Namely, in this case, the authors looked at an app called ‘Skin Scan,’ which was created to help with the identification and […]
In a recent study published in JAMA Dermatology, a group of researchers tested four smartphone applications designed to provide a melanoma risk assessment of skin lesions – with concerning results. They found that the sensitivity of the apps tested ranged from as low as 6.8% to 98.1% and specificity ranged from 20.4% to 93.7%. These […]
UMassSkinCheck is an app designed to educate users about skin cancer and provide documentation of abnormal skin lesions that could be melanoma precursors
Health Discovery Corporation launched an Android version of MelApp, where people can learn about melanoma and do risk analysis
The rapid proliferation of knowledge about the molecular underpinnings of different cancers, has brought hope for a new age of “targeted” therapies. CollabRx is providing tools to match patients’ tumor profiles with therapies.