Michigan State University

By Laura Lovett September 10, 2018
A recent study published by JAMA Network Open found that follow-up home blood pressure telemonitoring could help patients with uncontrolled hypertension lower their blood pressure in the short term. However researchers found that in the long term, those who received the intervention had similar results to those who got the standard of care.  In the study, researcher analyzed blood pressure...
By Laura Lovett 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...