Magnets in consumer electronics can interfere with medical devices
Aug 26, 2021
In close proximity (1 to 11 mm), static magnetic fields created by iPhone 12, Apple Watch 6 models can interfere with pacemakers, ICDs
Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 22
Jul 22, 2021
JEA Senior Living to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees in its 40 communities … CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines to its lowest level in nearly 20 years … High-risk VA population responds well...
iPhone12 can interfere with implanted defibrillators, real-life study finds
Feb 08, 2021
A chest pocket is not the place to hold a iPhone 12 if you have an implanted cardioverter-defibrillator, the researchers say.
Heart failure patients surviving longer
Jul 01, 2013
Mortality rates have declined for patients with advanced heart failure during the past two decades, according to new research from UCLA. Still, a third of patients do not survive more than three years...