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Apple Watch's new EKG feature is FDA-cleared for the wrong people & may send thousands to ER wrongly

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Apple Watch 4's new EKG feature was met with fanfare and given FDA clearance but that just means it safely detects heart arrhythmias but may not improve outcomes, a cardiologist warns.
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New Apple Apps: Overdiagnosis, Useful Addition, or Both?

New Apple Apps: Overdiagnosis, Useful Addition, or Both?

5 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

The heart-health upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 4 includes a 30-second ECG and intermittent analysis to detect irregular heart rhythms, as well as a fall detector.
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Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road signs as driver locked out of all controls

Elon Musk's taxpayer-subsidized Tesla death traps are back in the news for trying to kill their drivers. A man from North Brunswick, New Jersey, reportedly almost died after... Read more ...

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in higher levels in the placenta and umbilical cord blood than any other carotenoid, says new research. Read more ...

Eat more veggies and fish! Compound found in both promotes heart health

Eat more veggies and fish! Compound found in both promotes heart health

A Polish study advises people with hypertension to eat a lot more fish and vegetables. Both types of food contain trimethylamine oxide , a natural compound that supports the... Read more ...

Guest Post: The Problems With Balancing Accuracy And Reach In Science...

Guest Post: The Problems With Balancing Accuracy And Reach In Science Communication: What To Do When Even Journals Want To Contribute To Media Hype

Last week saw the publication of a new study in the BJSM entitled , " Is interval training the magic bullet for fat loss? A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing... Read more ...

5 Reasons HIIT Workouts are Not a Trend

5 Reasons HIIT Workouts are Not a Trend

There's a reason you see more and more HIIT workouts around in gyms, in bootcamp classes, or even in apps : because HIIT works . I've been a fan of high intensity interval... Read more ...

Why being deficient in vitamin C puts you at extreme risk of various diseases

Why being deficient in vitamin C puts you at extreme risk of various diseases

As an unusually cold winter maintains its stubborn grip on the United States we are all at increased risk of developing seasonal colds and flus. Of course, people with... Read more ...

It's time for a NATIONAL EMERGENCY conversation about fake news media...

It's time for a NATIONAL EMERGENCY conversation about fake news media constantly spreading "hate crime" hoaxes like the phony Jussie Smollett "lynching"

How many more completely made-up tales about Trump supporters harassing, assaulting, and lynching Native American activists, Leftist female professors, and gay black actors is... Read more ...