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Why Apple needed the FDA to sign its EKG but not its blood oxygen monitor

During the Apple Watch Series 6 announcement, the company announced the newest item – a blood oxygen meter – to complement its existing health attributes. “Apple Watch is already a powerful health tool with apps that measure heart rate and rhythm,” said Sumbul Ahmad Desai, Apple’s vice president of health. “And now adding blood oxygen brings users another valuable health …

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Apple Watch Series 6 blood oxygen monitoring available in most countries worldwide

Apple yesterday announced the Apple Watch Series 6 with a new sensor that enables blood oxygen monitoring. However, Apple has not clarified which countries the feature will be available in. Some health features, such as EKG and irregular heart rate notifications, were limited in their availability due to legal requirements, but it appears that these requirements do not apply to …

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Stock market blood bath: Dow and Nasdaq crash

It will be the worst day for stocks since June. Stocks wiped out all of their gains after a tremendous exuberance on Wednesday when the S&P 500 – the widest level on Wall Street – and the Nasdaq hit another record high. The Nasdaq rose above 12,000 points for the first time in history on Wednesday. In the early afternoon, …

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Blood plasma treatment for Covid-19 now put on hold by the FDA

Emergency clearance would now “change the way people view studies,” said Dr. Mila B. Ortigoza, an infectious disease specialist at NYU Langone Health, who started a study with colleagues at Montefiore Medical Center. “We want to make sure we are confident when we say it works with indisputable evidence,” she said. “We are dealing with the lives of the patients …

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally; Cases in Europe; Blood plasma

CONCLUDE After talks in Washington about help with coronavirus in an emergency stalled, both sides were to blame on Thursday. House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi beat up Republicans for not caring. (13 August) AP domestic Thousands of people will again gather in rural South Dakota when the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally begins its second and final weekend. Half a million people have …

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Angelina Jolie’s scariest romantic gesture involved a razor blade and her ex-husband’s blood

If you’re used to thinking about Angelina Jolie, especially for who she is today, you may not even recognize the Jolie of years. While she is best known today as a humanitarian, activist, role model, and award-winning actress, her early years in Hollywood were slightly different. People immediately recognized Jolie’s talent and beauty as exceptional. However, in the early days …

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The first update for Galaxy Watch 3 features blood oxygen monitoring and much more

The first software update for the Galaxy Watch 3 is now available. Samsung doesn’t launch until the day after its latest and greatest wearables line is released. This wireless release was even featured on this week’s Galaxy Unpacked 2020, when Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Watch 3. In particular, it includes support for blood oxygen monitoring, VO2max, sleep ratings, and …

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