3/18/2019
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An Apple-funded study presented at an American College of Cardiology meeting showed the Apple Watch may play a useful role in screening for atrial fibrillation. The results showed 0.5% of more than 400,000 participants received alerts that they had an irregular pulse, and 84% of the notifications were later shown to be to be episodes of AFib, while a third of those alert recipients were confirmed via electrocardiography.

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