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Apple heart study enrolls 400,000 participants to use smartwatch app

A study has enrolled more than 400,000 participants to determine if a smartwatch app can accurately identify atrial fibrillation. Launched last year, the clinical trial—funded by Apple and conducted in collaboration with Stanford Medicine—is being touted as the largest atrial fibrillation screening study ever undertaken. “We hope this study will help us better understand how… Read More »

Will Apple Track Your Mind, Not Just Your Heart?

By MICHAEL MILLENSON If your heart throbs with desire for the new Apple Watch, the Series 4 itself can track that pitter-pat through its much-publicized ability to provide continuous heart rate readings. On the other hand, if you’re depressed that you didn’t buy Apple stock years ago, your iPhone’s Face ID might be able to discover your… Read More »