Major study suggests Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeat

Credit: WorldNews- Published on March 17, 2019
A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat – but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems really helps. More than 419,000 Apple Watch users signed up for the study, which was funded by Apple and the largest ever to explore screening...
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Published on March 16, 2019 -  00:32
Apple Watch Could Help Detect Atrial Fibrillation Sooner
A study funded by Apple Inc looked into the practical way people can monitor their health on an Apple Watch. It found that the watch can detect irregular heart pulse rates, signaling the need to check for any problems. The study included 400,000 participants and 0.5 percent received notifications of an irregular pulse. Researchers hope this technology can help detect atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heart beat.

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