Visit our new website: worldnews.easybranches.com

Better way to measure blood pressure

  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 06:36
Automatic blood pressure devices are often used to assess blood pressure levels at home and in the clinic. But these devices are prone to significant errors, sometimes leading to the prescription of blood pressure-lowering medications to patients who don’t actually need them. Researchers have now developed a method to more accurately measure systolic blood pressure. Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Tags


Harvard Business Review

Related Stories

Catalan leader faces mounting pressure from all sides
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:47

BARCELONA - Catalonia's leader faced mounting pressure yesterday from all sides, with hardliners in the separatist movement demanding he declare indep...

Atrazine alters the sex ratio in Blanchard's cricket frogs
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:45

A study found that Blanchard's cricket frogs are highly sensitive to atrazine. When exposed, there were up to 55 percent fewer males than females comp...

G-7 vows to apply ‘maximum economic pressure’ on North Korea over missile threat
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:44

Group of Seven finance chiefs on Thursday pledged to apply “maximum economic pressure” on North Korea over the “grave” threat ...

Solar research: NASA sounding rocket instrument spots signatures of long-sought small solar flares
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:46

Like most solar sounding rockets, the second flight of the FOXSI instrument -- short for Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager -- lasted 15 minutes, with...

Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery and the Zambezi-Kazuma Landscape Conservation Project
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 03:34

Dr. Joseph Okori Oct 13 2017 read more

Gutters teem with inconspicuous life
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 01:35

Scientists have shown that Parisian street gutters are oases of microscopic life, home to microalgae, fungi, sponges, and mollusks. Grouped into commu...

Saving vaquita: Retrieving ghost nets as dramatic new operation gets underway
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:37

The vaquita is the world’s most critically endangered marine mammal, with fewer than 30 individuals remaining. It lives only in a small portion ...

Retrieving 'ghost nets' to help save the vaquita
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:36

The vaquita is the world’s most critically endangered marine mammal, with fewer than 30 individuals remaining. It lives only in a small portion ...

IFAW donors visit Bejing Raptor Rescue Center
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:34

Laurie Wilson Oct 11 2017 IFAW supporters Adrien & Gary Amadeo were tr...

Even modest oil exposure can harm coastal and marine birds
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:38

Many birds and other wildlife die following an oil spill, but there are also other potential long-terms effects of oil exposure on animals. Latest S...

Geologic evidence is the forerunner of ominous prospects for a warming earth
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:32

While strong seasonal hurricanes have devastated many of the Caribbean and Bahamian islands this year, geologic studies on several of these islands il...

Could do better: residents' verdict on capital's flooding
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:13

Residents of Phnom Penh endure flash flooding on a regular basis in the rainy season. Siv Meng asked them who is to blame, and what might be done abou...


News Categories
Latest Stories