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Gates Foundation snaps up top Apple Health researcher to run a new digital health group

Andrew Trister is joining the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Andrew Trister Apple‘s Dr. Andrew Trister is headed to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a first-of-its-kind role to invest in digital health ventures that aim to have a global impact. Trister, who joins the foundation this week, was among the first employees to… Read More »

Stanford, Apple describe heart study with over 400,000 participants

which is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, often remains hidden because many people don’t experience symptoms. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of stroke and heart failure. A paper published online Nov. 1 in the American Heart Journal describes the design of this unique clinical trial, the largest screening study on atrial fibrillation ever done. Enrollment, which was… Read More »