|Source: Johns Hopkins|
The EpiWatch app is a part of the new ResearchKit app, which allows individuals to take surveys, monitor their seizures, and fill out consent forms to help scientists. Researchers can now study thousands of people with epilepsy through this app to further understand this condition and enhance medical research.
In the future, the iPhone and Apple Watch will be more readily used as medical diagnostic devices. For example, people will also soon be able to take pictures of moles and screen for skin cancer over time through the Apple Watch.