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This former Apple engineer has analyzed the microbes in his body 600 times — here's what he learned

Most of us would find it off-putting to imagine that there are many trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi living in our body, invisible to the naked eye. But Richard Sprague, a Seattle-based software engineer, has dedicated years of his life — and tested himself hundreds of times — to unravel their mysteries.

Apple heart study enrolls 400,000 participants to use smartwatch app

A study has enrolled more than 400,000 participants to determine if a smartwatch app can accurately identify atrial fibrillation. Launched last year, the clinical trial—funded by Apple and conducted in collaboration with Stanford Medicine—is being touted as the largest atrial fibrillation screening study ever undertaken. “We hope this study will help us better understand how… Read More »