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Wearable Ultrasound Patch Monitors Blood Pressure in Deep Arteries

When measuring blood pressure, doctors normally use a blood pressure cuff. However, if you want to measure blood pressure inside someone’s heart or lungs, the process becomes more complicated. In that case, the doctor will use a process called catheterization, where a tiny probe is threaded through a blood vessel in the arm, groin or […]
Amazon medical devices

Arcadia’s Choice Brand Consumer-Use Medical Devices Sold Exclusively on Amazon

Arcadia Group, a health brand consultancy, has teamed up with Amazon to sell a new brand of consumer-focused medical devices called Choice brand, which includes app-connected blood pressure cuffs and glucose monitors, exclusively on Amazon’s marketplace. The apps can track a patient’s health data and measurements. Read more North Raises $130 M to Launch its […]
Future health wearables

The State of Wearable Technology in Healthcare: Current and Future

With the advancement of technology, healthcare is getting more access to patient information to understand patient behaviors and improved care. The proliferation of wearables such as Fitbit to FDA approved medical devices shows that wearable tech is poised to disrupt the healthcare industry. Markets and Markets report shows that the global market for medical wearable […]
Self powered biosensors

Flexible self-powered biosensors for Precisely and Continuously Monitoring Biological Signals

Future wearables for measuring biological signs such as heart rate or blood pressure will come in the form of flexible electronic devices, because they are lightweight, can bind to human skin and can tolerate mechanical deformation. However, most of these devices are bulky and rely on external power source to operate. Sungjun Park of the […]
Livongo blood pressure monitor

Livongo Announces First Blood Pressure Monitor with Cellular Connectivity in U.S.

Livongo Health, a Silicon Valley digital health company focused on empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives, announced the first cellular-enabled blood pressure monitoring system in the U.S., along with a smartphone app and accompanying online platform for managing and sharing the readings. Using cellular connectivity, users can easily check and […]
Aktiia blood pressure monitor

aktiia Raises 4 million Swiss Francs in a Seed Funding to Reinvent Blood Pressure...

aktiia, the Swiss startup founded in 2018 to commercialize its proprietary optical Blood Pressure Monitoring technology (oBPM™), has raised CHF 4 million in seed funding to commercialize its disruptive algorithms for blood pressure monitoring. “There’s an urgent need to address the problem of hypertension, as it affects every third adult, and is the largest epidemic […]