The proven health trackers saving thousands of lives

Source: BBC News

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Date of publication: November 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: AliveCor’s recently launched Kardia Band, which integrates with Apple’s smart watch, takes an electrocardiogram (ECG) of your heart, measuring its electrical activity as it pumps away.

Medical experts believe it could potentially save thousands of lives.

It can spot atrial fibrillation (AF) – one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a major cause of stroke.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:    BBC News

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