Tag Archives: Pressure

Blueberry Consumption Can Help Prevent High Blood Pressure

According to research, blueberry consumption can help prevent high blood pressure. High blood pressure is one of the main cardiovascular diseases in the world. Hypertension contributes to stroke and heart disease and is costing over $ 300 billion every year. About 25 % of the adult population is affected worldwide, which includes 10 million individuals… Read More »

Accurate Blood Pressure Measured from Video Selfies

August 12th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Diagnostics, Medicine, Rehab, Sports Medicine, Telemedicine As many medical technologies continue to miniaturize, the task of accurately measuring blood pressure still requires a cumbersome upper-arm cuff. Scientists at the University of Toronto and Hangzhou Normal University in China have now shown that it may be possible to use existing smartphones… Read More »

Medical News Today: Both blood pressure numbers may predict heart disease

According to new research, both high systolic and high diastolic blood pressure can lead to heart attack and stroke. New research suggests that both blood pressure readings are equally important. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. In the United States, more than 600,000 people die of heart disease every year.… Read More »