Tag Archives: Users

Cannabis may spark the munchies — so why aren’t users gaining weight?

When Cody Lindsay gets the munchies, fuzzy peach candies are his go-to snack. The former navy vet, who served as a cook and now publishes recipes as The Wellness Soldier, is also known for his decadent chocolate cheesecake pot brownies. But while the 37-year-old describes himself as “a touch overweight,” he doesn’t think the onslaught… Read More »

Cornell, UCSF, others working to help Android users share EHR data

A collaborative group including Cornell Tech, UC San Francisco, Sage Bionetworks, Open mHealth and The Commons Project is set to launch CommonHealth, which aims to make it as easy to access and share electronic health record data with Android devices as it is with is with iPhone-based Apple Health. WHY IT MATTERSThe app, called CommonHealth… Read More »

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here’s how it could capture the next wave of users

23andMe CEO, Anne Wojcicki 23andMe Sales of consumer-focused DNA tests from companies like Ancestry and 23andMe are down this year. And while companies in the space aren’t offering any reasons why, experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to… Read More »

HIV self-test app connects users to care, FDA proposes De Novo update, and more digital health news briefs

De Novo rule proposal published for review. The FDA has published a new proposal for revisions to the De Novo regulatory pathway for devices without a predicate. The rule, which is currently available for public comment, aims to provide additional structure, clarity and transparency to the process, and outlines how the agency processes and gauges… Read More »