Apple products can pose risk to pacemakers

Research published in the Journal of The American Heart Association found that ” Apple’s iPhone 12Pro Max Mag-Safe technology can cause magnet interference”, and consequently had to inhibit life-saving therapy”.

Dr. Michael Wu who is a investigator of the small scale study wrote in a press release that they were surprised by the strength of the magnets in the iPhone 12.

this research indicates that urgency For everyone to be aware that electronic devices with magnets can interfere with with cardiac implantable electronic devices”.

Joe whitmore, senior cardiac nurse at the British Heart Foundation and Marie Moe a computer consultant for Mnemonic both said, it is perfectly OK to use a smartphone when you have a pacemaker,

And they’re designed to return to normal settings once the magnet is removed away.

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