Already approved by the FDA, the app is slated to debut in April to help diabetics make sure their blood sugar levels don't go too high or too low.
Such rival health and fitness wearables as the Jawbone Up and the Nike+ FuelBand are no longer being sold at Apple's retail stores.
Apple has built a new technology to help researchers collect data from the company's customers.
Samsung has been rumored to be improving its TouchWiz Android skin, but it might actually decide to remove all of its own programs in favor of those from Microsoft.
Apple offers a complete picture of your well-being with Health, a portal for all your fitness and health-related apps.
Diabetics are being warned that Apple's Health app is not compatible with some blood glucose measurements, meaning those in the UK and Australia could see inaccurate readings.
Here are seven things we could see from Apple in the coming year, ranging from services to new, bigger iPads.
Apple and its new Health app want you to use your iPhone to make you healthier.
Having already struck a partnership with the Mayo Clinic, the iPhone maker has discussed the health data tracking software with Mount Sinai and Johns Hopkins among others, Reuters reports.
Come Friday, the new metal-framed smartphone is up for grabs exclusively on AT&T's website and at its retail stores.