electrocardiogram

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
Watch Daring Scientists Take a Wild Whale’s Heart Rate for the First Time

Watch Daring Scientists Take a Wild Whale’s Heart Rate for the First Time

The experiment revealed that blue whales have a much more extreme range of heart rates than predicted.
Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors

An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.

Apple Watch ECG is coming to Canada 'as quickly as possible'

Canucks won't have to sit on the sidelines while their Apple Watch-toting friends in the US, Europe and Hong Kong perform electrocardiograms. Apple has confirmed that it's bringing the Watch Series
FDA clears first 6-lead consumer ECG, AliveCor’s $150 KardiaMobile 6L

FDA clears first 6-lead consumer ECG, AliveCor’s $150 KardiaMobile 6L

For $150, smartphone users will be able to detect a wider array of heart-related abnormalities than with any smartwatch or prior consumer ECG accessory.
How Sleep and Fitness Trackers Work, and Whether They’re Worth It

How Sleep and Fitness Trackers Work, and Whether They’re Worth It

Once something only for those obsessed with fitness, health trackers of all types are becoming commonplace and are a key part of the ongoing revolution in digital health technology. We take a look at

Apple Watch 4's ECG feature is rolling out today

The Apple Watch 4 stole the show at the Apple event in September, in large part due to its built-in electrocardiogram (ECG). The smartwatch was touted as the first consumer device to pack the function

Apple reportedly extends Watch return period for heart feature issues

Apple is reportedly extending its Apple Watch refund window from two weeks to 45 days -- but only for returns related to heart health features, including the upcoming electrocardiogram app on Apple

Apple Watch Series 4 will get ECG with watchOS 5.1.2

Apple Watch Series 4’s biggest feature is finally on the way. The new ECG app that allows users to monitor their heart rhythm will be introduced with the next watchOS 5.2.1 update, which is now in
Apple prepares to release ECG app for Watch Series 4

Apple prepares to release ECG app for Watch Series 4

Apple's long-awaited electrocardiogram (ECG) app is finally here for U.S. customers, enabling checks for abnormal hearbeats including atrial fibrillation.

You’ll be able to enable Apple Watch 4’s ECG outside the U.S.

Apple Watch Series 4’s best feature isn’t available yet, and when it finally arrives later this year, it will officially be exclusive to users in the U.S. But with a simple trick, you should be able

Apple Watch wearers in U.K. could wait years for ECG feature

Apple Watch Series 4’s incredible ability to offer electrocardiograms (ECG) is one of the biggest reasons to upgrade this year. But you can’t use it yet. Those in the U.S. will be able to get their
Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4

Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4

Apple's new Watch 4 includes ECG and AFib monitoring capabilities, but their accuracy hasn't been proven as comprehensively as one might like. The post Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function

Apple Watch Series 4 set to get ceramic back and electrocardiogram

New details about the upcoming Apple Watch Series 4 have been revealed just days before Apple is set to unveil the upgraded wearable. One of the most respected Apple analysts in the business just put
The Apple Watch gets serious — may soon be able to serve as an EKG

The Apple Watch gets serious — may soon be able to serve as an EKG

Apple is hoping to develop an advanced heart-monitoring feature for upcoming models of its wearable. The hope is to transform the Apple Watch from a somewhat superfluous accessory into an actually