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Daily finger-prick blood glucose tests are an unpleasant part of life for diabetics, which is why various groups have developed non-invasive glucose-monitoring sensors. Such devices may be becoming more effective and affordable, thanks to a project presently underway at Washington State University... Continue Reading New 3D-printed electrodes may boost "jab-less" blood glucose monitoring
A study of two isolated South American tribes has shed light on the influence of diet in the onset of hypertension, upending the common consensus that higher blood pressure is a direct, and inevitable, consequence of aging... Continue Reading Isolated Amazon tribes reveal clue to source of high blood pressure in the West Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: Amazon Blood
If you have high blood pressure, then you likely already know that it's the leading cause of stroke, and a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. So, besides things like medication, diet changes, weight loss and exercise, what can be done to reduce it? Well, it turns out that exposure to blue light may help... Continue Reading Study suggests that blue light reduces blood pressure C
Currently, if you want to measure someone's blood oxygen levels, you have to use one of those oximeters that clips onto their finger. An experimental new system, however, is able to check those levels anywhere on the body – and that could mean big things for the field of medicine... Continue Reading Flexible device measures blood oxygen levels on any body part Category: Medical Tags:
A large clinical trial is moving ahead at more than 40 hospitals in Australia and New Zealand exploring the efficacy of an exciting new blood test designed to help doctors determine whether a patient needs to undergo chemotherapy following surgery to remove cancerous tumors... Continue Reading Cancer blood test trial hoping to help patients avoid unnecessary chemotherapy Category: Science
Dutch and Japanese scientists have developed an inexpensive new paper-based blood test kit that quickly determines if patients have infectious diseases. Among other things, it could be of great help to clinicians in developing nations who don't have access to traditional lab equipment... Continue Reading Paper blood test glows blue if disease is present Category: Science Tags:
Name: OMRON  EVOLV Type: Automatic upper arm blood pressure monitor Specs: Click here for full specs Price: £129.99 Founded in the 1940s, Japanese company OMRON has been in the medical […] The post REVIEW: OMRON EVOLV blood pressure monitor £129 appeared first on ShinyShiny.
It's no secret that not getting enough sleep can cause a person to be a drowsy, dangerous driver. What's difficult, however, is being able to objectively determine whether or not a driver is sleep-deprived. Soon, a blood test could provide the answer... Continue Reading Simple blood test could detect drowsy drivers Category: Science Tags: Driving Road Safety
Earlier this year, we heard how scientists from the University of California San Diego had developed a flexible ultrasound patch that allows users to see the inner structure of irregular-shaped objects. Well, now they've made one that measures a patient's blood pressure from deep within the body... Continue Reading Ultrasound patch goes deep to better-monitor blood pressure Category: Medi
We all know that our body has an "internal clock" which determines when various daily biological processes take place. Problems can occur, however, if that clock is out of sync with the actual time of day. A simple new blood test can reportedly determine if that's the case, so that the situation can be addressed... Continue Reading New blood test determines if people's internal clocks are


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