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Stanford Medicine Publishes Results of Apple Heart Study

Wednesday November 13, 2019 2:24 pm PST by
Stanford Medicine today published results from the Apple Heart Study that kicked off in 2017, marking the third time data from the study has been shared (via Reuters and CNBC). The aim of the study, conducted by Stanford and Apple, was to determine whether the Apple Watch is able to detect atrial fibrillation, which can be an indicator of serious heart health problems. Researchers wanted to...

Over 2,000 Participants Received Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification in Apple Watch Study

Saturday March 16, 2019 7:15 am PDT by
Stanford Medicine researchers presented their findings of the Apple Heart Study at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session and Expo in New Orleans today, as noted by Apple in a press release. Apple and Stanford created the study to evaluate the Apple Watch's irregular heart rhythm notification feature, which occasionally checks the wearer's heart rhythm in the...

Apple Watch Heart Study Involved 400,000 Participants

Friday November 2, 2018 4:38 am PDT by
Stanford Medicine has published more details about the future of the Heart Study program it conducted in partnership with Apple, in which it attempted to reliably detect atrial fibrillation in Apple Watch wearers. The condition, which is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, often remains hidden because many people don't experience symptoms. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of...

Apple Heart Study Ends for Some Early Participants Ahead of January Completion Date

Monday September 3, 2018 4:04 am PDT by
Over the weekend, Apple informed some users who signed up to its Apple Watch Heart Study that their contributions were complete. An app notification thanked them for their participation and asked them to complete an exit-survey about the study, which first launched in November 2017. The study in collaboration with Stanford Medicine was offered to anyone in the United States who was 22...

Apple Closes Apple Watch Heart Rate Study to New Participants

Thursday August 2, 2018 3:24 pm PDT by
Apple and Stanford University's School of Medicine are no longer allowing new participants to join the joint heart rate study that they're conducting using data gathered from the heart rate monitor of the Apple Watch, according to an updated notice on the Apple Heart Study website. As of August 1, 2018, an enrollment termination date Apple and Stanford first announced when the study launched,...

Apple Watch Owners Can Participate in Apple Heart Study to Identify Irregular Heart Rhythms

Thursday November 30, 2017 5:24 am PST by
Apple today announced it has launched a ResearchKit-based Apple Heart Study app, which uses the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor to collect data on irregular heart rhythms and notify users who may be experiencing atrial fibrillation. As part of the study, if an irregular heart rhythm is identified, participants will receive a notification on their Apple Watch and iPhone, a free consultation...