blood pressure

Omron Healthcare shows off wearable blood pressure monitor for your wrist

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Omron Healthcare is showing off a blood pressure monitor worn as a wristwatch and that can deliver clinically validated accuracy.

'Dementia link to sudden low blood pressure and dizziness'

Posted in Medicine on 12th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

People who experience frequent drops in blood pressure or dizziness when suddenly standing up are at increased risk of dementia, scientists say.

Approach to blood pressure drugs rethink is urged in the UK

Posted in Medicine on 25th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

More lives could be saved if doctors considered giving blood pressure drugs to all patients at high risk of heart disease, even if their blood pressures are normal, a study suggests.

High blood pressure treatment device 'promising'

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

A device the size of a paper clip inserted in the groin has shown promising results in lowering blood pressure, scientists say.

Blood pressure: 'Extraordinary' number of lives saved

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Improved treatment of blood pressure has prevented hundreds of thousands of heart attacks, strokes and deaths in England, say doctors.