Healthcare & Fitness Apps
Mobility and ease of use has given millions of people access to top-of-the-line technology for losing weight, getting fit and managing chronic diseases. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Health and Fitness Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for current news and reviews of health and fitness applications for iOS.
Strain Brain Uses Image Recognition to Identify Marijuana and Find Nearby Dispensaries
The Medical Cannabis Network (MCN) has incorporated the revolutionary strain recognition technology from StrainBrain.com to a new app called Strain Brain, now available at the Apple iTunes App Store.
GAIN Fitness Builds Custom Workouts for iPhone
Fitness is a multi-billion dollar industry. While there is an absorbent amount of "As Seen On TV" health and exercise widgets and gadgets, one look on the app store and one would notice that the fitness industry has taken over there as well.
Runalyzer Heart Rate Monitor Integrates with Apps for Better Tracking
Runware presents the Runalyzer, the first patented heart rate monitor made for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, compatible with all analog chest straps and integrated with several apps in the App Store.
Shake a Snack's 3-Ingredient Ideas Promotes Healthy Eating
Shake a Snack, a virtual ingredient slot machine filled with simple and healthy 3-ingredient recipes, was just named one of the “Top Shape-Up Apps” in the October issue of Health magazine.
Sōsh: Social Skills App Assists Teens With Asperger's Syndrome
Sōsh™ is the new word in social skills development. It is also a mobile application designed to help ‘tweens, teens and young adults improve social skills. Sōsh is especially developed to be used by individuals with Asperger's Syndrome.
So Much 2 Say Provides Intuitive Experience With Picture Communication
Close 2 Home Apps recently announced the launch of So Much 2 Say, an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) App for the iPad that uses picture communication specifically designed for people with multiple disabilities.
Gluten Free Fast Food Provides a Rudimentary Dining Guide
Some say gluten free is a fad, but those with celiac disease and wheat allergy or intolerance will tell you different. If you or someone you know follows a gluten-free diet then you certainly know the biggest challenge is in eating out.
iProteins Stores Important Nutrition Details for Vegetarians
Independent developer James Hollender has released version 2.4 his iProteins app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The iProteins app allows users to easily find out the amount of protein in over 1,100 different food servings which is extremely helpful for Vegans, Vegetarians and also Body Builders.
Mobile, Secure Personal Health Record System Puts Electronic Medical Records at Consumers' Fingertips Through Smart Phones and Mobile Devices
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CORAnet Solutions, Inc. announces the release of its mobile personal health record system that has two applications: the CORAVault™ that provides private individuals access to their electronic medical records through their smart phones and mobile devices, and the CORAnet Emergency Widget that provides basic medical information in case of emergency.
5K Runner Takes You from Couch to Running 3 Miles
The fast track to becoming a runner starts with the 5K Runner app, one of the best iPhone running apps I've tested. Packed with coaching tips, a training program and a lot of interactive content, this app gets you from couch to 5K (or 3.1 miles) in 8 weeks.
Intelli-Diet Weight Loss App for Healthy Meal Planning
If, like many people, your New Year’s resolution was to fit into a pair of skinny jeans, then you’ve probably noticed there’s no shortage of iPhone apps designed to help you lose weight.
Cure Insomnia with iPhone and Sleep Pillow
Sleep Pillow Ambiance: a white noise relaxation & sleep machine is a self-explanatory app that features a variety of sounds designed to promote relaxation and sleep. Sleep Pillow has a very simple design and interface with a few features that enhance its practicality and usability, including a sleep timer and “favorites” function.
Nike+ GPS Brings Accurate Tracking and Social Media Bragging Rights
Nike+ GPS is a study in appropriate technology. The first upgrade that long-time users of the Nike+ GPS app will notice is that the iPhone is now doing what the iPhone has been able to do for a long time: tell where you are.
KidneyDiet Aims to Simplify Dietary Restrictions for Kidney Patients
As a health and nutritional reference, KidneyDiet provides an excellent portable guide option specifically designed for kidney disease patients. For those suffering from chronic kidney disease or end stage renal failure, diet plays a very important role in maintaining health.
Get Your Chill on with Silent Island Relaxation
Not exactly silent, but soothing nonetheless, Silent Island Relaxation is a compilation of relaxing music combined with sounds of nature.
Before you groan and beg not to be stranded on another island of apps with repeating loops and poor quality sound, give a listen to the sample tracks in the App Store.