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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 »

Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has recalled multiple blood pressure medications after discovering a potentially cancer-causing contaminant in some batches. It’s believed they became contaminated during the manufacturing process. The recalled medications include specific “lots” of losartan, irbesartan, valsartran and combination drugs with valsartran. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA… Read More »

Thousands MORE blood pressure pills are recalled

Thousands of blood pressure pills are recalled amid fears they could cause cancer because ‘they contain a chemical used in ROCKET FUEL’ The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency issued the alert  It revealed four batches of pills containing irbesartan have been recalled  All the products pulled as a ‘precautionary measure’ are made by Actavis … Read More »