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2013-11-14 11:42:43

The resting pulse rate of UK pre-teens may have risen by up to two beats a minute during the past 30 years.

2013-11-14 11:27:57

People in middle age who have a high blood pressure measure called pulse pressure are more likely to have biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in their spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure.

2013-10-09 12:58:21

A simple video camera paired with complex algorithms appears to provide an accurate means to remotely monitor heart and respiration rates day or night, researchers report.

2013-09-16 10:36:23

Dr. David Pollock has a simple message for fellow hypertension researchers: think endothelin.

2013-09-14 23:01:53

A Swim Training with Heart Rate Guide was recently released by Swimovate USA, the leading provider of automatic lap counter swim training watches in the U.S. Troy,

Taking Pulse From The Finger Can Show Aorta Stiffness
2013-09-05 17:09:25

An academic from the University of Iowa has developed a new, simpler method to measure the stiffness of the aorta, a common risk factor of heart disease.

Diagnosing Heart Disease With Video Of Head Movements
2013-06-20 13:23:45

MIT researchers have created an algorithm that can accurately measure the heart rates of people through digital video by analyzing imperceptibly small head movements from the rush of blood caused by the heart's contractions.

2013-05-30 23:04:02

Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC, and optical instrumentation and engineering services company in Massachusetts announces a collaboration with Boston Children's Hosptial and CIMIT to develop


Latest Cardiovascular physiology 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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