Health apps news stories
Huge uptake in digital mental health services during lockdown - NZHIT
Kiwis are increasingly turning to online mental health services for support as they grapple with the uncertainty brought on by the lockdown.
Ministry of Health trials wearable devices to help detect COVID-19
The Ministry of Health is trialling wearable devices at the border to help detect COVID-19.
Fitbit stats: More intense workouts are better for your body
The figures are based on Fitbit's recent Active Zone Minutes feature. Here's what they found.
The tech firm fighting obesity - and COVID-19
MyFiziq has developed a patented application designed to help reduce cases of obesity, whilst also having an impact in the fight against COVID-19.
Health focused app launches in A/NZ
A new app has been launched by Jonas Leisure for users in Australia and New Zealand, professing to ‘open up new ways for members to connect with each other and their fitness facilities’.
New wellness app launches in New Zealand
Blys, a new on-demand wellness app designed to combat everyday stresses, is beginning its international rollout by launching in New Zealand, Auckland.
Fitbit introduces Aria Air smart scale
Fitbit Aria Air weight, BMI data and trends integrate with users’ holistic health data in the Fitbit app.
Health app to track Kiwis' diabetes medication
Researchers will use the app, designed by Zoom Pharmacy, to report on how patients keep up with medication.
Three quick tips for IT professionals to start cooking more at home
When cooking a meal from scratch requires an entire grocery trip, technical kitchen skills and a clean-up afterwards – it’s easy to see why people are going the fast food route.
Nokia emerges from the shadows with a massive line-up of consumer health products
Nokia makes a surprise re-entry to the stage with their range of connected health products.
Melanoma detection app has been saving Kiwi lives
New Zealand has the highest incidence rate of melanoma in the world, it's time to learn about the options you have to keep you and your families safe
Safe365 stamps out uncertainty around Kiwi workplace health & safety
New Zealand's poor health and safety record is about to get a welcome boost, with the launch of Safe365, a new tool that will help boost compliance.
'Safety selfies' snap their way to workplace improvement
Health and safety is becoming less of a bore and more interactive, thanks to an app developer who is encouraging workplaces to use selfies.
Waikato DHB health service coming to mobile devices
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) has designed a new app that allows patients to communicate with their doctor via their mobile device.