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Apple’s First Medical Study Signals Broader Health Ambitions

Medical researchers are increasingly turning to mobile devices such as smartphones and watches as a way to monitor patients in trials, an approach they hope improves participation and accuracy but that also has limitations.

If the tactic catches on, it could prove another selling point for products such as Apple Inc.’s watch, which thus far has failed to gain the type of widespread adoption the iPhone and iPad have enjoyed.

The company last week released an app that will enable it to test the Apple Watch’s ability to track irregular heart rhythms as part of a study done in collaboration with Stanford University researchers. The study is the latest aiming to tap the ubiquity…

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 Apple’s First Medical Study Signals Broader Health Ambitions

Company’s app will enable it to test smartwatch’s ability to track irregular heart rhythms as part of a study with Stanford.


Since 1949, the AHA has invested more than $4.3 billion in research to enhance our knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Heart Foundation

We fund life-saving heart research and work to improve heart disease prevention and care for all Australians.

Heart Research Institute

The Heart Research Institute is an internationally recognised medical research institute that performs groundbreaking cardiovascular research. Our work stretches far and wide.

Heart Research UK

We inspire and invest in pioneering medical research, ground-breaking training and education, and in communities to improve their heart health for themselves. They are things we’re proud to have done for over 50 years and pushes us to do more.

International Society for Heart Research

The mission of the ISHR is to promote the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in the cardiovascular sciences on a world-wide basis.

Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation

MCRF's mission is to prolong and improve the quality of life in the communities we serve by conducting and disseminating findings of high quality cardiovascular clinical research.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer of women in the United States. Long thought of as primarily affecting men, we now know that CVD including heart disease, hypertension, and stroke also affects a substantial number of women. Experts estimate that one in two women will die of heart disease or stroke, compared with one in 25 women who will die of breast cancer.

Australian Heart Research

Australian Heart Research (AHR) is passionate and determined to improve heart health and #beatheartdisease through advances in knowledge and research.

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