Fitbit starts study to test if devices can detect irregular heart rhythms

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Fitbit starts study to test if devices can detect irregular heart rhythms

As wearables firm is being acquired by Google-parent Alphabet Inc.

Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched a virtual study to test if its wearable devices can detect irregular heart rhythms or atrial fibrillation. The hardware to detect irregular beats is present in FitBit's devices, but is not available to consumers. Device users who enroll in the study will be ...

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