Participants contribute meaningful data during first two years of study

November 2021: Thanks to survey, menstrual cycle tracking, and sensor data shared by Apple Women’s Health Study participants throughout the study’s first two years, the study team has been able to gain a deeper understanding of women’s health across the lifespan. Launched on November 14, 2019, the study is a collaboration between the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Apple, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS),…

First published paper sets the stage for future analyses

October 2021: The Apple Women’s Health Study’s first paper, “Design and methods of the Apple Women’s Health Study: a digital longitudinal cohort study” sets the stage for future analyses aimed at facilitating discovery in women’s and reproductive health. Published online by the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AJOG), the paper describes the design and methods of the ongoing study and provides demographic characteristics of the first 10,000 participants. “Our first paper…

Study team discusses digital research innovations at National Summit on the Health of Women

The Apple Women’s Health Study team led a session on “Digital Innovations for Women’s Health Research” during the 2021 National Summit on the Health of Women. The summit, presented by the Brigham and Women’s Marry Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, convened a multi-stakeholder group of bioscience experts to celebrate recent advancements in women’s health and advance innovative research. When polled, 84% of the session’s audience knew…

Apple Women’s Health Study celebrates first anniversary

This month marks the first anniversary of the launch of the revolutionary Apple Women’s Health Study. The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health along with Apple and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) are working to gain a deeper understanding of how demographic and lifestyle factors could have an impact on menstrual cycles and gynecologic conditions including infertility, menopause, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Shruthi Mahalingaiah, one…