Fitbits were found to detect 'flu at least as well as the CDC in a recent study. (Source: Fitbit)
Fitbits were found to detect 'flu at least as well as the CDC in a recent study. (Source: Fitbit)
A study published in The Lancet has concluded that Fitbit use was associated with significant improvements in a technique used to detect influenza and similar conditions. This is due to the heart rate- and activity-monitoring features in these wearables. Therefore, fitness trackers may play a greater role in public health in the future.
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