Tag Archives: heart

Apple heart study enrolls 400,000 participants to use smartwatch app

A study has enrolled more than 400,000 participants to determine if a smartwatch app can accurately identify atrial fibrillation. Launched last year, the clinical trial—funded by Apple and conducted in collaboration with Stanford Medicine—is being touted as the largest atrial fibrillation screening study ever undertaken. “We hope this study will help us better understand how… Read More »

New drug formulation could help people undergoing heart surgery

Scientists at the University of Bristol are to develop and test a new drug combination that could protect the hearts of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Professor Raimondo Ascione, and Professor Saadeh Suleiman, from the Bristol Heart Institute, will explore whether treatment with two drugs, which are already used in other ways in people with heart… Read More »