Most of us would find it off-putting to imagine that there are many trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi living in our body, invisible to the naked eye. But Richard Sprague, a Seattle-based software engineer, has dedicated years of his life — and tested himself hundreds of times — to unravel their mysteries.
which is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, often remains hidden because many people don’t experience symptoms. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of stroke and heart failure. A paper published online Nov. 1 in the American Heart Journal describes the design of this unique clinical trial, the largest screening study on atrial fibrillation ever done. Enrollment, which was… Read More »
The new Apple Watch heart monitor dominated the health news cycle last week. If you were lucky and spent last week on a secluded beach with no internet access (a girl can dream), you might have missed the news that the new Apple Watch Series 4 includes an FDA-cleared heart monitor function with an electrocardiogram… Read More »