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Smartphone detects atrial fibrillation with existing hardware

Smartphones can be used to detect atrial fibrillation with existing hardware, according to new research. A low-cost application has been developed that uses the phone's own accelerometer and gyroscope to check for atrial fibrillation.

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Calls for over-65s to be screened for condition that causes deadliest strokes

An international consortium of cardiologists is calling for regular screening of all people aged over 65 for irregular heart rhythms, which are linked to one in three strokes in Australia.

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A future of mobile-centric healthcare could save lives

Tech innovations can help patients self-manage their conditions and keep track of older people as well as those in care homes

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