Heartline is a study that has the potential to fundamentally change our understanding of how digital health tools, like the ECG app and irregular rhythm notification feature on Apple Watch, could lead to earlier detection of AFib, helping patients understand and directly engage in their heart health, prompting potentially life-saving conversations with their doctors, and improving health outcomes. … [Read more...] about Apple is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to see if the Apple Watch can reduce stroke risk
“This study represents an important step forward for the clinical utility of consumer-grade wearables,” Jeffrey Wessler, a cardiologist in New York told CNBC. Due to the study size, it could take up to three years for Apple and Johnson & Johnson to publish the results.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Apple to test its ECG smartwatch, heart-focused apps in virtual study with J&J
But the basis for the ruling was environmental, specifically the increased carbon emissions likely to be caused by a potential 700 new planes flying in and out of Heathrow every day. That would prove inconsistent with the goals affirmed by Britain and almost 200 other nations in the Paris Agreement: reaching zero net emissions by 2050, and of keeping global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius. … [Read more...] about Heathrow’s planned new runway just got canceled—thanks to the Paris Agreement
Back to the drawing boardApple Watch has faced criticism for its work on atrial fibrillation in the past. Its last study, published in November, showed that the Apple Watch was capable of detecting atrial fibrillation with some accuracy. However, it also showed that just because it was able to detect an arrhythmia doesn’t mean the Watch was able to get people to do something about it. Of the 2,161 people who were notified of an irregular heartbeat, only 450 followed up on the alert by sending in additional information (in the form of an heartbeat monitoring patch). … [Read more...] about Can your Apple Watch help prevent a stroke?
“Cut out most shots showing female fighters/pilots and female officers commanding people around/having ideas.“ “NO HALDO (sic)! She simply doesn’t exist. Her whole subplot doesn’t exist. The Kamikaze is carried out by Poe. ( = Poe dies.)“ “Leia never scolds, questions nor demotes Poe. He is a respected and very skilled high-ranking member of the resistance.“ “When there’s a scene where a woman is cut in making some important statement that can be substituted by another statement by a guy, then she gets cut out. Works pretty well actually.“ “Wookie eats the Porg, or at least isn’t interrupted in trying to do so.“ “No green milk.” (What the fuck) The most telling part of this foolhardy, childish, and deeply misguided endeavor is that what I am dubbing “the James Damore cut” of the longest Star Wars movie to date clocks in at 46 minutes. Removing the women … [Read more...] about Some Sad Men Made A Woman-Free Cut Of “The Last Jedi.” (It’s 46 Minutes Long)