Tag Archives: Pressure

First Device for Predicting Risk of Pressure Ulcers FDA Cleared

January 4th, 2019 Editors Critical Care, Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Vascular Surgery Pressure ulcers are a common malady for bedridden patients, a situation that clinicians have been struggling to improve significantly. There are devices that sense how long a part of a body has been pressed on for too long, beds that deflate and inflate… Read More »

Can Cold Weather Cause High BP? The Link Between Winters and Blood Pressure Explained

Hypertension (Photo Credits: Pexels) In most parts of India, where pleasant weather is fleeting, winter is a welcome change. While you are having a great time huddling together and sipping on warm beverages, your body is struggling to maintain homeostasis, especially since winter comes with its share of health problems. And we aren’t just talking… Read More »

Blood Pressure for Black Men in Barbershop Program Stays Low

Earlier this year, Real Health reported on an health intervention implemented at barbershops that helped lower high blood pressure in Black men with uncontrolled hypertension after six months. Now, new findings published in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal Circulation reveal that the same program continued to significantly improve blood pressure among this population 12… Read More »