iPods and Pacemakers

Westby Fisher, a Northwestern University cardiologist and blogger, rips into the American Heart Association after a patient left a page … Continued

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Westby Fisher, a Northwestern University cardiologist and blogger, rips into the American Heart Association after a patient left a page from one of the AHA’s publications on his desk.

The page in question (left) reviews a study that looked into whether or not iPods effect pacemaker function. Apparently the music players showed some effect, but none of the patients tested experienced any symptoms. Fisher calls this sort of cursory review fear-mongering on the AHA’s part.—Gregory Mone

Via MedGadget