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Imec technology assess arterial stiffness CVD

Imec’s Ultrasound Sensor Assesses Arterial Stiffness, A Risk Marker For Cardiovascular Diseases

Imec, a Belgium-based R&D and innovation hub, active in the fields of nanoelectronics and digital technologies, has presented a proof-of-concept for determining arterial stiffness. Arterial stiffness is a risk marker […]
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Fitbit blood pressure monitoring

Fitbit Wearables May Soon Start Measuring Your Blood Pressure

Fitbit is getting ready for its latest research initiative. The new research will focus on how the company’s smartwatches can measure blood pressure without the traditional arm-cuff method, Fitbit said […]
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Future of Blood Pressure Monitoring

The Future of Blood Pressure Monitoring Tech Might Be Wearable Devices

According to the CDC, nearly half of adults in the United States (108 million, or 45%) have hypertension and only about 1 in 4 have their condition under control. Many […]
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Some Wearable Heart Rate Trackers May Not Provide Accurate Results in People of Color

Ever since fitness trackers and smartwatches equipped with heart rate monitors started entering the market, experts have questioned the accuracy of optical heart rate sensors when taking readings on different […]
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Valencell Blood Pressure Monitoring Finger Wrist

Valencell Expands Its Groundbreaking Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitoring System to the Finger and Wrist

Valencell, a leader in transforming the science of wearable biometrics to enable impactful health outcomes, today announced its groundbreaking calibration-free, cuffless blood pressure (BP) technology for wearables is now able […]
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Wearables changing how we track health

How Wearables Will Change the Way We Track Our Health in the New Year

When fitness trackers first hit the market, they made a stir because of their ability to track our steps. The advent of smartwatches changed all that. In addition to tracking […]
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