This new FDA-approved Apple Watch band measures the electricity in your heart

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The Federal Drug Administration just cleared a new band for the Apple Watch that monitors the electrical rhythms in your heart. 

After a two-year process to satisfy the FDA’s stringent requirements, AliveCor announced today that the Kardia Band is now available for purchase for $199. It’s a mobile electrocardiogram (EKG), which measures a heart’s electrical activity and has traditionally been used by doctors to identify abnormal cardiac rhythms. 

“It’s a regulated measure of physiology by the FDA. Doctors can recognize over 100 conditions when they see an EKG,” AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra told MashableRead more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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