Lifestyle

You can exercise with AFib, and it may even help your heart

You can exercise with AFib, or atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats quickly and irregularly. Regular moderate exercise is generally considered safe and effective for treating AFib patients and managing the symptoms. However, intense exercise may carry an increased risk for those with AFib, and you should talk […]
You can exercise with AFib, and it may even help your heart
Lifestyle

What is tachycardia, and when a high heart rate is dangerous

Tachycardia is when your heart rate is faster than normal. Sinus tachycardia is a normal increase in heart rate, like when you’re exercising, and it is not generally considered dangerous. Other types of tachycardia, like atrial fibrillation, cause a prolonged or recurring high resting heart rate – these types are […]
What is tachycardia, and when a high heart rate is dangerous
Tech

‘Apple doesn’t like to admit they copy anyone, even in the smallest things’ — this startup CEO says that Apple is using ‘alternative facts’ to market the new Apple Watch

Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch Series 4 will get the ability to take an ECG reading – a super-accurate way to diagnose heart conditions – before the end of the year. Apple said it was the first to offer that feature “over the counter,” and that it had received FDA clearance. […]
‘Apple doesn’t like to admit they copy anyone, even in the smallest things’ — this startup CEO says that Apple is using ‘alternative facts’ to market the new Apple Watch
News

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple, Stanford Medicine launch AFib study — MDLIVE introduces a healthcare chatbot — App provider launches medical blockchain platform

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me […]
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple, Stanford Medicine launch AFib study  —  MDLIVE introduces a healthcare chatbot  —  App provider launches medical blockchain platform