DeepHeart uses consumer wearables to detect sleep apnea and hypertension – diabetes is the next target

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DeepHeart, an AI for cardiac health, is using consumer wearables to reduce the number of people with hypertension and sleep apnea who go undetected. According to the World Health Organisation, 1.1 billion people have chronic high blood pressure — known as hypertension. Of these individuals, one in five are undiagnosed. Meanwhile, sleep apnea — where disturbances are caused by having one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep — is a problem with around 24...