Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large US study
18 Mars, 2019, 09:25 | Auteur: Yves Courtet
According to results presented on Saturday, about 0.5 per cent of patients in the study - or nearly 2,100 people - received notices from their watch indicating that they might have a heart-rhythm problem.
"Atrial fibrillation is just the beginning, as this study opens the door to further research into wearable technologies and how they might be used to prevent disease before it strikes", saidLloyd Minor, dean of Stanford School of Medicine. But if the watch detected another irregular heartbeat while someone was wearing the EKG patch, 84 percent of the time it really was a-fib, he said.
Researchers from Stanford University's School of Medicine presented results from a giant study sponsored by Apple that showed the Apple Watch can sometimes spot patients with undiagnosed heart-rhythm problems, without producing large numbers of false alarms. Since atrial fibrillation is an intermittent condition, it's not surprising for it to go undetected in subsequent ECG patch monitoring. The study says almost 57% sought medical advice from doctors after getting notified.
Fifty-seven percent of those who received irregular pulse notifications sought medical attention. While the series 4 model includes an ECG monitor along with the heart rate monitor that all Apple Watch models have, the company is working on a way for the Apple Watch to show a user's blood glucose reading without a needle stick. If an irregular pulse was detected, the participant received a notification and was asked to schedule a telemedicine consultation with a doctor involved in the study through American Well. Researchers then sent an electrocardiography (ECG) patch to those notified for further detection of abnormal heart patterns.
Les NTIC : avantages et inconvénients
En effet, avoir mille et une tâches à accomplir à la fois, ça peut avoir des effets négatifs. En effet, les travailleurs effectuent les tâches beaucoup plus rapidement tout en conservant leur qualité de vie.
Over 400,000 people participated in the Apple Heart Study, which used the Apple Watch to collect irregular heart rhythm data from participants for eight months.
Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman on the Apple Watch 4's EKG feature, the future of health-care costs, and his outlook for the upcoming flu season.
"The performance and accuracy we observed in this study provides important information as we seek to understand the potential impact of wearable technology on the health system", said Perez.
No. The study was created to tell how the watch compared to a week of standard EKG monitoring - not if the wearer's health improved because the screening uncovered the arrhythmia. So reports Reuters, which notes that the research was funded by Apple.
Biden accused Trump of backing away from the United States' role as a leader on the world stage and abandoning its allies. Then he added: "In my humble opinion, we have never needed Joe Biden more than we need him right now".
Modern anti-retroviral therapy has made it possible for HIV positive persons to live as long as their HIV negative counterparts. President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the private sector to provide funds for HIV/AIDS-related activities.
In August past year , a shooting at a Madden NFL 19 video-game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, was captured on live video. Users intent on sharing the violent video took several approaches ― doing so at times with an nearly military precision.
On Twitter, Ms Dweik responded to criticisms, saying she did not corner Chelsea Clinton and the confrontation "wasn't planned". The students were referencing Clinton's condemnation of anti-Semitic comments made by congresswoman Ilhan Omar .
You may also have an upcoming corporate event anywhere in the US that you wish to make a permanent visual record of. As well as corporate event photography, Splento can also put you in touch with a headshot photography specialist.
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War , the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. Check out both of the Avengers: Endgame covers of Empire Magazine at the bottom of this article.
Un rassemblement était notamment prévu en début-d'après-midi à Tourcoing (Nord), ville de leur ministre de tutelle Gérald Darmanin, ainsi qu'un autre devant le ministère des Finances à Paris.
Leroy Merlin en Russie est au bord du scandale ?
La part du réseau Leroy Merlin sur le marché russe de "l'équipement ménager" approche les 20%. Beaucoup d'entre eux se plaignent des manifestations de corruption et des violations de l'éthique des affaires.
China to support slowing economy
Tax breaks may be provided to these service providers in terms of expenses on water, electricity and natural gas", he said. But President Xi Jinping did not rule out the use of force during a January speech on cross-strait relations.
Toulouse : 2 blessés dans une fusillade aux Izards
Les pompiers ont été appelés vers 6H30 ce dimanche matin après des coups de feu survenus dans le quartier toulousain des Izards. De nombreuses douilles jonchent le sol autour d'une Golf noire, véhicule à bord duquel les victimes avaient pris place.
Fils de légende de la Formule 1 a dépassé son père
Nul doute qu’elle offrira à Mika la meilleure option pour poursuivre sa carrière dans le sport automobile. Et il n'est pas Andrei Arshavin, pour répondre à la question sur les attentes facilement et naturellement.