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Apple Watch Fall Detection Alerts Paramedics after a San Francisco Biker Got Hit by Car

It is no secret that Apple Watch along with features like fall detection, ECG, and emergency services have helped save a life. This time around the fall detection feature on Apple Watch has come to
Withings ScanWatch launches with real, honest-to-goodness sleep apnea detection

Withings ScanWatch launches with real, honest-to-goodness sleep apnea detection

The new Withings ScanWatch has a built-in ECG, SpO2 sensor, and a heart rate monitor.

Cardiologist sues Apple over its heart-reading Apple Watch tech

A New York University cardiologist has filed a lawsuit against Apple, relating to its atrial fibrillation-detecting heart-reading tech for Apple Watch. Apple Watch’s heart-reading tech has been hailed
Heart doctor sues for patent infringement over lifesaving Apple Watch feature

Heart doctor sues for patent infringement over lifesaving Apple Watch feature

Dr. Joseph Wiesel, a cardiologist at the NYU School of Medicine, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Apple Watch over a lifesaving feature.

The FDA is fast-tracking an algorithm that screens for heart failure

Today, the FDA granted "breakthrough status" to an algorithm that could make screening for heart failure more accessible -- both in traditional clinics and telehealth settings. The algorithm uses a

Huge study confirms Apple Watch ECG accurately detects AFib

The electrocardiogram built into recent Apple Watch models isn’t likely to give wearers false notifications that they have atrial fibrillation, a potentially dangerous heart condition. A clean bill of

Apple hires another top cardiologist to boost health initiatives

Dr. David Tsay recently joined Apple, apparently to bring new features to devices like the Apple Watch that monitor the wearer’s heart. He’s an expert in the field, and also just left a position as
AliveCor and Xiaomi-backed Huami will co-develop ECG wearables

AliveCor and Xiaomi-backed Huami will co-develop ECG wearables

Two of the biggest names in smartwatches and heart monitoring are coming together for future ECG wearables and services, including new form factors.

Fitbit hopes to copy Apple Watch’s ECG

A highlight of the Apple Watch is the ability to tell if the wearer has a heart problem called atrial fibrillation, and rival wearable-maker Fitbit is working to add AFib detection to its smart

This Pro-Athlete Approved Fitness App Uses Medical Tech to Help You Reach ‘Superman Mode’

Electrocardiography records pattern rhythm of the heart’s electrical signals.

ECG Feature for Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5 Now Available in India

Apple Watch ECG functionality has finally arrived in India. The Medical fraternity in India has welcomed ECG feature and say that it will help make people aware of their heart health. We have heard

AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions

AI's ability to predict threats to your health could soon include deadly heart conditions. Researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed a machine learning system, RiskCardio, that can estimate the risk

What to expect from Apple’s innovation-focused iPhone event

A whole lot of innovation is in the offing for Apple’s biggest hardware event of the year. CEO Tim Cook recently promised that Apple will unleash its strongest product lineup ever, and next week’s “By
Withings Didn't Forget the Move ECG—It's Just Been Trapped in Regulation Hell

Withings Didn't Forget the Move ECG—It's Just Been Trapped in Regulation Hell

Withing’s long-promised budget rival to the Apple Watch is shipping. Back at CES, Withings gave us a peek at the Move ECG, a $130 activity tracker that offered the same electrocardiogram capabilities

Withings's Move ECG is a stylish fitness watch with a killer price

Withings' latest watch has kept us hanging on for quite some time. Originally announced in January and meant to arrive in the Spring, the Withings Move ECG is ready to buy, starting today for $129.95
ASUS’ new fitness watch is more useful and better looking

ASUS’ new fitness watch is more useful and better looking

ASUS may not make smartwatches anymore, but it has kept one foot in the wearables space with its line of fitness watches. A year and a bit after launching the VivoWatch BP, the company is back with a

Apple health team struggles to find a focus

Tensions have been rising inside Apple’s health team over the last year or so, according to a new report that reveals some of the top employees from the division have left the company. While

Facebook is inching closer to a think-to-type computer system

Elon Musk isn't the only one who wants us to communicate via brainwaves. Facebook also has ambitious plans to interface with computers using wearables and one day let us type rapidly with our brains.

Cardiologists Debate Usefulness of ECG Function on Apple Watch 4

Apple Watch has been lauded for saving lives. We have seen how the smartwatch has helped users emerge out of dangerous situations and also consider seeking medical help. In most of the cases, Apple

watchOS 5.3 Expands ECG App Availability to Canada and Singapore, Fixes Walkie-Talkie Eavesdropping Bug

Alongside iOS 12.4, Apple also released the watchOS 5.3 update for all compatible Apple Watch. The update fixes the eavesdropping bug with the Walkie-Talkie app and re-enables it once again.