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2011-09-26 19:30:00

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, September 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ForaCare Suisse AG located in St. Gallen, Switzerland announced today the launch ofa Bluetooth enabledinnovative, smart single-unit devices for combined blood glucose and blood pressure (BP) monitoring. One device, the Comfort Pro GD 40, is approved for use by medical professionals and the other, Duo Ultima D40b, is being made available directly to consumers. Both the Duo Ultima D40b and the Comfort Pro GD 40 are...

2011-09-11 22:50:00

QuickMedical now offers the new Omron Health Management Software Kit -- a state-of the-art pedometer and blood pressure monitor with personal health management software. The pedometer and blood pressure monitor each display a user's most recent readings on easy-to-read built-in screens. The software stores uploaded readings, analyzes weeks' and months' worth of records, and displays the results in chart and graph formats. Issquah, WA (PRWEB) September 11, 2011 QuickMedical is offering the...

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2011-02-21 08:40:00

Researchers in Singapore and the UK have developed a new blood pressure monitoring device that they claim is easier to use, more comfortable to wear, and more accurate than traditional methods. Scientists at the University of Leicester and HealthSTATS International, a medical devices company located in the Southeast Asian country, developed the measurement device, which has been dubbed the CASPal and is similar to a wristwatch. The CASPal uses a sensor to record central aortic systolic...

2011-02-02 00:00:41

PharmaSmart International, Inc., an award winning Inc. 5000 company, announces the launch of a breakthrough blood pressure cuff and an advanced health IT platform. The company states that the technology advancements improve clinical validity of pharmacy-based hypertension programs, improve patient counseling, education, and rates of adherence, and offer unprecedented program validation through metrics reporting. The company reports on a multi-pronged approach to grow patient participation...

2011-01-26 08:28:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Women worldwide could reduce their risk of heart disease (stroke, heart attack, and heart failure) and its complications by simply lowering their blood pressure, according to a new study. Researchers found that high systolic blood pressure (the pressure when the heart contracts) is a powerful risk factor for cardiovascular complications in middle-aged and older women all over the world. In women, 36 percent of heart diseases are reversible, as measured by 24-hour...

2011-01-24 21:03:38

Large numbers of middle-aged women worldwide could reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease (stroke, heart attack and heart failure) and its complications by lowering their blood pressure, researchers report in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers found that high systolic blood pressure (the pressure when the heart contracts) is a powerful risk factor for cardiovascular complications in middle-aged and older women all over the world. The...

2011-01-24 15:00:00

Middle-aged women worldwide lowering their blood pressure could prevent a substantial amount of cardiovascular disease High systolic blood pressure is the most powerful predictor of heart disease in these women, followed by high cholesterol and smoking Diagnosing and treating high blood pressure in midlife could improve their health and quality of life DALLAS, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large numbers of middle-aged women worldwide could reduce their risk of developing...

2011-01-18 09:50:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent research review has concluded that home blood pressure monitors can help people keep their blood pressure in check and possibly cut down on medication - as long as patients and their doctors put those home readings to good use(1). For years, Omron Healthcare, Inc. has reminded Americans how important home blood pressure monitoring is when it comes to reducing their risk of a heart attack or stroke, and truly wants people to take...

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2010-12-11 08:29:21

Home blood pressure monitors may help people keep their blood pressure in check and possibly reduce their medications -- but only if patients and their physicians put those home readings to good use, according to findings in a new research review. Analysis of 37 international clinical trials found that on average, adults with high blood pressure who were assigned to use home monitors were able to cut down their blood pressure by a few points compared to those who stuck with doctor's office...

2010-11-09 13:58:00

Study Highlights:     * A new solar powered, automated blood pressure monitoring device was equally accurate as the standard device that measures systolic blood pressure.    * The device was favored by health professionals and patients when tested in Africa.    * The new device eliminates the need for batteries, which are expensive and scarce in low economic settings. A new solar-powered device to measure blood pressure may help slow the worldwide...