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Smart Speaker Monitors Heart Rhythms

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an AI-powered sound system that can detect irregular heartbeats. The system sends inaudible sounds into its close environment and then analyzes the reflected waves to identify individual heartbeats from someone sitting close to it. The technology may be useful in detecting heart rhythm disorders, such as cardiac… Read More »

Plant based diet enlarged heart

Heart failure is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality, and is a burden to the healthcare system. A year-old-man presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion for three months. Previously able to walk more than one and a half miles, he needed to stop after walking only a few blocks. Endocarditis was not appreciated.… Read More »