US startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking


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  • Friday, 29 Aug 2014

SAN FRANCISCO: For a growing US aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death. 

This week, two Silicon Valley startups received a green-light from the US Food and Drug Administration for mobile applications that monitor patients from home, a step forward for a nascent digital health industry that has pressed for more clarity from the agency on regulations. 

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