News tagged with blood pressure

Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have built a flexible sensor that can be rolled up and swallowed. Upon ingestion, the sensor adheres to the stomach wall or intestinal lining, where it can measure the rhythmic ...

dateOct 10, 2017 in Engineering
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Is it time to branch out?

With growing evidence to support increased health, productivity and learning when in nature, should the outdoors be our new office?

dateSep 29, 2017 in Environment
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Using machine learning to improve patient care

Doctors are often deluged by signals from charts, test results, and other metrics to keep track of. It can be difficult to integrate and monitor all of these data for multiple patients while making real-time treatment decisions, ...

dateAug 21, 2017 in Computer Sciences
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Protecting plants from the power of sunlight

It's 11pm. You don't feel good. Your palms are clammy, your mind is racing, and you just can't fall asleep. As a precaution, you measure your vitals. Blood pressure is 160/95, worryingly high. You take another measurement ...

dateJul 28, 2017 in Biotechnology
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