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Now, smartphones can check heartbeat
Your smartphone can now help detect if you suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common form of abnormal heart rhythm which has mild or non-existent symptoms. AliveCor in San Francisco has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for its algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AFib). AliveCor's automated analysis process (algorithm)...
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