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TECH 28 May 2018 | 2:30 AM

Smartphone app not good enough to track blood pressure in pregnancy

A smartphone app may not be an effective method of measuring blood pressure in pregnant women, a small experiment suggests.

TECH 30 Nov 2015 | 6:00 AM

Can self-monitoring help in blood pressure management?

A special smartphone-based program may prove to be a useful tool in controlling and even lowering one's own blood pressure, according to new Swedish research.

TECH 21 Mar 2017 | 2:30 AM

Web-based counselling lowers blood pressure as much as meds: study

People who received regular lifestyle counselling online were able to lower their blood pressure as much as a medication would, researchers said.

TECH 01 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM

Blood pressure apps may be dangerously wrong

Millions of people could be trying to measure their blood pressure with untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous smartphone applications, or apps, a new study finds.

TECH 28 Nov 2016 | 10:19 AM

Connected liner keeps pressure sores at bay

French startup Gaspard has developed a connected intelligent liner pad, which uses a system of sensors to help prevent pressure sores for wheelchair users, people of reduced mobility or patients hospitalised for long periods of time.

TECH 04 Mar 2016 | 1:00 AM

Popular smartphone app fails to measure blood pressure: study

A popular smartphone app that claims to measure blood pressure is highly inaccurate and may mislead users about their health, said a US study.

TECH 03 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM

Under pressure: Fobo monitors your tyres wirelessly

A new Bluetooth gadget attaches to car tyre valves and sends a warning to the smartphone when they are running low on air.

TECH 04 Jul 2017 | 10:12 AM

Pressure piles on China's LeEco as assets frozen after bank complaint

Chinese tech group LeEco is under growing pressure from its creditors and business partners, with a court in Shanghai ordering some of its assets frozen over late payments to a bank.

TECH 30 Nov 2016 | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics considers split as investor pressure builds

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, under pressure from shareholders to improve investor returns, said on Tuesday it will consider creating a holding company in what would be the biggest shake-up in its 47-year history.

TECH 08 Oct 2015 | 11:00 AM

Hyper-connected teens at risk of high blood pressure: study

A new study shows that excessive time spent on the Internet can increase a teenager's risk of high blood pressure.