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Apple Heart Study Shows Wearable Technology Can Help Detect Atrial Fibrillation

A study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Apple has shown that wearable technology can safely detect irregular heartbeats, known as Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more Apple Announces Three Groundbreaking Health Studies with Leading Research Institutions “The study’s findings will help patients […]
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Large U.S. Study Suggests Apple Watch Can Detect Irregular Heartbeat

A large study conducted by Stanford University researchers suggests Apple Watch can detect an alarming irregular heartbeat, demonstrating a potential future role for wearable technology in healthcare. Although the findings were presented at the 2019 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session, experts say the results are not definitive, and more work is needed […]
Doctors should not dismiss Apple Watch ECG

Medical Professionals Shouldn’t Dismiss Apple Watch’s New ECG App, Here’s Why

The Apple Watch Series 4 includes a more advanced heart-monitoring technology called EKG or ECG (electrocardiogram). The FDA cleared this feature for commercial use and not for medical use. However, doctors are skeptical, and their biggest concern is that the feature hasn’t been meticulously tested and could deliver unreliable data, leading people to ask for […]