Tag Archives: months

NHS cancer crisis as patients can face waiting over two months for treatment

Patients who doctors fear have cancer face the longest waits for treatment on record. NHS England data shows nearly a quarter of those urgently referred by their GP are now waiting more than two months for treatment. In February just 76.1% of patients started treatment within the target time – the worst performance since records… Read More »

Aktiia’s Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitor is Accurate for Months

It doesn’t need recalibrating often. The Aktiia optical blood pressure monitor was tested in six healthy volunteers and agreed with a traditional inflating-cuff blood pressure monitor (Omron M6) two months after the initial calibration. The Blood Pressure Monitor was accurate to within 1 ± 7 mmHg, which satisfied the 5±8 mmHg guidelines set by the AAMI… Read More »

Self-Care for Surviving the Winter Months

Staying healthy can get especially difficult during the winter months, as the colder weather presents new threats to our immune system, complexion, heart health, and even mental health. If that wasn’t enough, environmental changes during the winter also jeopardize our balance and internal body temperature. These new threats mean that we need to change our… Read More »