April 10, 2019
A study published last month in JMIR Cardio demonstrated significant systolic and diastolic blood pressure reductions in hypertension patients who received a mobile app-based behavior change intervention.
The investigation examined Better Therapeutics’ candidate digital therapeutic for cardiovascular disease, a daily-use app that encourages users to set and record their progress toward...
March 12, 2018
A team of researchers at Michigan State University have developed a smartphone-based blood pressure monitoring system that could be an alternative to the traditional blood pressure cuffs.
Researchers created a 3D-printed phone case with a sensor, data acquisition and transmission circuitry, and a power supply that links onto the back of a smartphone. With the new technology instead of putting a...
December 13, 2016
Newport Beach, California-based AuraLabs has agreed to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission over claims that their Instant Blood Pressure app was accurate and could even replace traditional blood pressure cuffs. Additionally, AuraLabs Founder and CEO Ryan Archdeacon was also accused of leaving five-star positive reviews of Instant Blood Pressure in app stores without disclosing his...
March 26, 2015
Redwood, California-based health app maker Hello Heart has raised $1.3 million in a round led by Resolute Ventures with participation from angel investors including Waze CEO Noam Bardin, BlueRun ventures Co-founder John Malloy, and Facebook Product Director Ran Makavy.
“We set out to do one thing -- make it simple, painless, and even fun to track and understand your medical data," Hello Heart CEO...