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Apple Announces ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy and Melanoma

Apple today announced that researchers from Duke University, Johns Hopkins, and Oregon Health & Science University are launching new medical studies on autism, epilepsy, and melanoma using ResearchKit. “We’re honoured to work with world-class medical institutions and to be able to provide them with tools which ultimately might help our customers lead healthier lives,” said...

FTC Fines Smartphone App Makers Claiming to Detect Melanoma

According to The Washington Post, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken strict action against the marketers of two smartphone apps, claiming to be able to detect the symptoms of melanoma simply by snapping a picture of a mole with a smartphone. The makers of the two apps namely "Mole Detective" and “MelApp”, have both been fined...