Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Can Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea


The Apple Watch may be able to accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, according to a new study published today by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Cardiogram, a company that’s developed an app that breaks down heart rate data collected by the Apple Watch. Using data collected …

Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Able To Detect High Blood Pressure And Sleep Apnea Says Study

A study from the University of California San Francisco and Cardiogram has been published, and the findings suggest that the Apple Watch might be an excellent tool for predicting hypertension and sleep apnea. Cardiogram is a company that has an app that breaks down the heart rate data that is …

Apple Watch Can Detect Sleep Apnea and Hypertension, Study Shows

Thanks to its numerous built-in sensors and the ResearchKit platform, the Apple Watch is increasingly proving to be a good diagnostic tool for various health conditions. In one of the latest studies exposing this, health startup Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco discovered that the Watch could help accurately …

Apple Watch, Fitbit can diagnose hypertension and sleep apnea: study

A new study from the University of California, San Francisco and a health startup suggests that Apple Watch and Fitbit can accurately diagnose common health issues such as hypertension and sleep apnea. The study published by the startup, Cardiogram, and UCSF Health Lab on Monday said hypertension and sleep apnea …

Apple Watch accurately detects hypertension and sleep apnea, study finds

Researchers studying the healthcare implications for modern wearable devices have found that wrist-worn gadgets like Apple Watch and Fitbit can be used to accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea. The research claims that data from wearable heart rate sensors, when combined with machine learning algorithms, can surface hidden patterns that …

How the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor helped save a man’s life – BGR

For as helpful as the Apple Watch is for keeping up with notifications and keeping tabs on your fitness, it’s easy to forget that the increasingly popular wearable also has the ability to help save lives. This past Friday, James Green sent out a tweet explaining how the heart rate …

Apple Watch credited with helping detect lung blood clot that otherwise ‘would have been fatal’

Apple has long marketed the Apple Watch as a health device and today we’re seeing yet another instance of the device being put to good use. 28-year-old Apple Watch user James Green tweeted over the weekend that the “stupid lil wrist computer” saved his life. Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks …

Apple Watch Reportedly Helped Detect Lung Blood Clot

Our smartwatches and fitness bands have been designed to keep track of certain biometrics, like calories burned, distance walked, and even our heart rate. However sometimes it seems that our wearables can detect more than we give it credit for, like in the past where the Apple Watch has managed …