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Apple and Stanford Medicine teamed up to determine whether the Apple Watch can accurately identify irregular heart rhythms. Over 400,000 people participated in the study and the results are amazing.

Last weekend, the massive Apple Watch study results were presented at the American College of Cardiology conference.

Get this. Eighty-four percent of the time, participants who received irregular pulse notifications were found to be in atrial fibrillation at the time of the notification. That’s astounding. Eighty four percent.

 

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This study used older Apple Watches and not the latest Apple Watch 4 that will also give you a ECG when you touch it.

The point is clear. If you or someone you know has heart issues or wants to monitor his or her heart health, now you truly can wear your heart on your sleeve.

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