Could a smartphone predict mortality risk? New research suggests that a smartphone, which assesses an equivalent to gait speed, may be able to accurately predict mortality.
The new research, which relied on 100,000 participants wearing activity monitors over the course of a week, successfully validated:
- The smartphone's ability to predict mortality risk.
The Hearty Take
This study is exciting, as it provides a feasible pathway for health risk screening. Imagine a future in which your smartphone could predict your risk of death. This data could be used to prevent or intervene in dying!