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Not to be overshadowed by the Apple Watch, AliveCor announces a new 6-lead ECG reader

By | AliveCor, Apple, Apple Watch, Atrial fibrillation, ceo, fda, Gadgets, Health, heart attack, medicine, TC, Vic Gundotra, Wearables

Apple’s announcement last week of a Watch with an FDA-approved ECG reader to track heart health looked to be the undoing of original ECG reader company AliveCor. But, to prove it still has a hearty pulse, AliveCor tells TechCrunch it is coming out with a “never-before-seen” 6-lead electrocardiogram (ECG), pending FDA approval. In a care […]

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AliveCor gets a green light from FDA to screen for dangerously high potassium levels in the blood

By | AliveCor, Artificial Intelligence, Gadgets, Hardware, Health, Mayo Clinic, medicine, neural network, TC, Vic Gundotra

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted AliveCor the designation of “breakthrough device” for its ability to detect a rare but dangerous blood condition called hyperkalemia without taking any blood from the patient. Hyperkalemia is a medical term describing elevated potassium levels in the blood and is usually found in those with kidney disease. […]

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AssistENT offers an anti-snoring device you stick in your nose

By | baltimore, Face++, Gadgets, head, maryland, medicine, MIT, plastic surgery, TC

If you sleep next to someone who snores you know that the endless horking and honking isn’t very fun… and it makes the snorer’s life even worse. Some students and doctors in Baltimore, Maryland, however, have created something that acts like an internal breathing strip to help you breathe better and snore less. Called assistENT, […]

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