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Collaboration with University of Leicester recognised for "Outstanding Contribution to Innovation an
Friday, 25 November 2011

Overnight in the UK the University of Leicester in collaboration with Healthstats International beat 6 short listed finalist universities and amongst thousands of submissions and contenders from Reading, Durham, Salford and Sussex to be awarded the prize for outstanding contribution to innovation and technology by Times Higher Education ("THE") for "revolutionizing the way blood pressure is measured for the first time in more than a century"!

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Blood Pressure Monitoring Watch Tested in Singapore
Thursday, 07 July 2011

MedGadget - We've previously reported on a novel blood pressure measurement technology by Singapore-based HealthSTATS International. In short, they're using microscopic arterial pulse waves from the radial artery to monitor a patient's blood pressure at the wrist.

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A Wristwatch that Monitors Blood Pressure
Tuesday, 05 July 2011

Technology Review (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - Although high blood pressure can be monitored, and treated effectively, with a number of drugs, a quarter of the people with the condition don't even know they have it, according to the American Heart Association. Of those who know they have high blood pressure, only two-thirds get treatment, and fewer than half have it under control.

Now a new wireless monitor from Hewlett-Packard and a Singapore company called Healthstats aims to make it much easier for patients and doctors to monitor blood pressure.

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Medical Innovations Briefing: Changing the Way We Measure Blood Pressure
Tuesday, 10 May 2011

The Royal Society of Medicine - Professor Williams talks about a new 'wrist watch' sensor which will revolutionise checks on blood pressure. The device works by calculating pressure in the aorta, the largest artery in the body, which is known to give a different reading from pressure in the arm. The device has been designed by scientists at the University of Leicester and in Singapore. The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research and Department of Health.

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Blood pressure testing to be made more accurate
Tuesday, 10 May 2011

guardian.co.uk -The health watchdog is planning a major overhaul of how blood pressure is monitored and treated on the NHS.

Under draft guidelines, which are open to consultation, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) proposes changes that could see a cut in the number of people under 40 diagnosed with high blood pressure – thanks to more accurate testing.

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Device 'could revolutionise blood pressure monitoring'
Tuesday, 10 May 2011

BBC Online - A device which can be worn like a watch could revolutionise the way blood pressure is monitored in the next few years, scientists say.

Researchers at the University of Leicester and in Singapore have developed a device to measure pressure in the largest artery in the body.

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Professor Bryan Williams featured on Circulation of Journal of American Heart Association
Monday, 01 November 2010

ImageCirculation, AHA - Professor Bryan Williams featured on the recent Circulation of Journal of American Heart Association, talks about his life's work in the medical field as well as his encounter and collaborations with Dr Ting of HealthSTATS.

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