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2014-02-26 16:27:56

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Vital Signs Monitoring Market - Market Landscape Analysis of Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices, Pulse Oximeters and Temperature Monitoring Devices - Forecasts up to 2018 The global vital signs monitoring devices market includes emergency support and care services and devices, which can be used not only at clinics, but also at a patient's home. The most significant healthcare trend...

Blood Pressure Should Be Measured In Both Arms
2014-02-26 08:33:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research led by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has discovered a possible link between differences in interarm blood pressure and an increased risk of a future cardiovascular event, presenting new evidence to support the belief that diagnostic tests should be measured in both arms. Typically, medical care providers take blood pressure measurements using just one arm. However, the new study, which appears in the March...

Rise In Fall Injuries Tied To Medication Used To Control Hypertension
2014-02-26 06:33:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increase the risk of serious fall injuries by 30 to 40 percent. According to the Yale School of Medicine research team, these injuries have a similar effect on mortality and functional loss as the strokes and heart attacks the blood pressure drugs are meant to prevent. It has long been...

A Vegetarian Diet Can Help Lower Blood Pressure: Study
2014-02-25 10:49:57

[ Watch the Video: Vegetarian Diet Lowers Blood Pressure ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from a joint team of Japanese and American doctors has found that switching to a vegetarian diet can be an effective means for lowering blood pressure. The team also found that people on a vegetarian diet have a lower average blood pressure than those who regularly eat meat. While a ‘vegetarian’ diet may include dairy products, eggs and/or fish...

2014-02-24 08:28:57

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j8sfj8/blood_pressure ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Blood Pressure Monitoring Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The rise in prevalence of high/low blood pressure is attributed to a geriatric population, sedentary lifestyle, lack of physical activity and...

2014-02-21 12:24:44

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2n8qws/selfcare_medical ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Self-Care Medical Devices Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Self-care medical devices are used for measuring and monitoring various vital parameters of a patient. These devices play an important role in monitoring...

2014-02-18 04:21:10

Microlife's clever brand positioning and positive feedback from the validating organizations help broaden the company's market presence LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the blood pressure monitoring market, Frost & Sullivan presented Microlife Corporation (Microlife) with the 2013 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation & Leadership. Microlife has strategically invested in R&D to address the unmet needs of a...

2014-02-16 23:01:56

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Anti-Hypertensive Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/anti-hypertensive-drugs.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the arterial blood pressure is elevated to an undesired level. Also referred to as arterial hypertension or high blood...

2014-02-14 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the theme of sharing your love, Geneia today is calling attention to heart disease and the simple things that everyone can do to protect their heart. According to the American Heart Association, there are a number of practices that everyone can employ to help prevent heart disease, including: -- Sleep: Sleeping too little or too much can increase risk for heart disease. Six to eight hours per...

2014-02-12 23:30:35

Small and Low-Cost Form, Fit and Function Offering Exceeds AAMI BP22 Specification Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Merit Sensor Systems, Inc., a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of pressure sensing solutions, announced here today at the Medical Design and Manufacturing Conference (exhibiting at Booth #1901), its BP Series of medical pressure sensors. These devices have been designed to provide a form, fit and function solution to existing applications and fully conform...


Latest Blood pressure Reference Libraries

Heart
2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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