Partners Seek No-Cuff Blood Pressure Monitoring

Partners Seek No-Cuff Blood Pressure Monitoring

Blood pressure is one of the most essential vital signs when it comes to monitoring a patient’s health. The traditional method is to use a pressure cuff on a patient’s upper arm and then listen to the sounds of blood flow as the pressure changes. The main...
Omron Complete Blood Pressure and EKG Monitor

Omron Complete Blood Pressure and EKG Monitor

Omron Healthcare has long been a standard for clinical and consumer blood pressure monitors. At CES 2018, Omron introduced the HeartGuide smartwatch built around an oscillometric blood pressure monitor (the type that squeezes your arm) with a companion smartphone app...
Hearing Aids Can Track Your Health

Hearing Aids Can Track Your Health

Here are two apparently unrelated facts. About 13% of people in the U.S. aged 12 years or older have hearing loss in both ears. According to some sources, nearly half of fitness band owners have stopped wearing them after just six months. So what’s the...
AHA Updates BP Measurement Best Practices

AHA Updates BP Measurement Best Practices

Earlier this month, on March 4, 2019, the American Heart Association published a new scientific statement on blood pressure measurement in humans. This publication gets into significant depth but not so deep that it’s unreadable by laypeople. This is the first...
Wearables Staying Out of the Drawers

Wearables Staying Out of the Drawers

Conventional wisdom says that people quickly tire of their fitness bands, and shove them into the back of a drawer somewhere. New research from Valencell paints a very different picture. An online survey provides an update for the study that the company conducted two...