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Do wristband heart trackers actually work? A checkup.

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.

By May 22, 2014

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013

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You're going to want to keep your shirt on for this workout

High-tech textiles, like self-cleaning jackets and self-charging backpacks, welcome a new member to the ranks: a shirt that measures your heart rate and more.

By November 5, 2013

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Scientists shine a light on irregular heart beats

Biomedical engineers out of Johns Hopkins and Stony Brook say gentle beams of light -- instead of electric jolts -- could be used to treat arrhythmias in the near future.

By August 28, 2013

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FDA approves single-lead implantable cardiac defibrillator

The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.

By February 25, 2013

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New tech could target and treat irregular heartbeats

The tech behind a new study may help cardiologists double their success in treating heart arrhythmias by pinpointing the tiny electrical disturbances that cause them.

By July 18, 2012

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Zio stick-on heart rhythm monitor 'the Netflix of heart care'

More than half the participants in a study who wore the wireless digital device avoided unnecessary follow-up care, while it may have saved the life of one participant.

By May 15, 2012

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Could an electronic nose sniff out heart failure?

A German team unveils an "electronic nose" system that uses metal oxide-based gas sensors to detect heart failure.

By August 29, 2011

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Ultrawideband gets humans one step closer to 'tricorder'

Electrical engineers present work confirming that ultrawideband radio technology could vastly improve remote, continuous, real-time health monitoring.

By June 16, 2011

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New heart op to be performed remotely--in 3D

Doctor will try to be the first to remotely fix an irregular heartbeat using a robotic arm and 3D mapping system, six months after conducting a similar remote surgery.

By November 15, 2010