Now maybe we’re getting somewhere.

Results from a study conducted by Stanford researchers working with Apple showed that using the Apple Watch to detect atrial fibrillation probably won’t cause an epidemic of worrisome diagnoses. But it didn’t really answer most of the questions doctors or consumers have about using the watch in this way.

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  • The control group gets nothing? A blinded placebo-controlled study would give the control group Apple Watches that produces alerts randomly at the same rate as in the experimental group.

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