Apple’s new Electrocardiogram Feature got FDA Approval one day before media event

“Some on the Apple Watch team may have felt their hearts pounding in the days leading up to the big Apple Watch 4 unveiling in Cupertino last week,” Mark Sullivan reports for Fast Company. “The new watch’s marquee health feature – an electrocardiogram – had not received a Food and Drug Administration clearance until within […]

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WSJ: Doctor’s Concerned about Apple Watch’s new Heart & Fall Detection Features

Apple took a big step toward turning its smartwatch into a medical device, adding new heart-monitoring and fall-detection applications that doctors say could help detect serious medical conditions but also trigger false alarms and unnecessary medical care. The new electrocardiogram, or ECG, app carries a potentially big benefit: helping catch silent killers like a heart-rhythm disorder […]

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Apple patent application details non-invasive glucose monitoring tech for Apple Watch

“A patent application published Thursday potentially offers clues into Apple’s rumored non-invasive glucose monitoring solution, diabetes tracking technology considered to be a ‘holy grail’ of medical science,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider. “” “Published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, Apple’s patent application for ‘Reference switch architectures for noncontact sensing of substances’ […]

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How to get your Health Information inside Apple’s Health App for iOS

On Monday, we told you how users with an iPhone can now get their medical information inside Apple’s Health Application. Now, we’ll show you the necessary steps on how to add this information to the Health app. Here’s how: 1.  When inside the Health App, select the “Health Data” icon. 2.  Scroll down until you see […]

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