You are cordially invited to the fifth Webinar in a series of Hypertension Virtual Masterclasses, developed by Your Secretariat, in partnership with the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. The online Webinar will be held on the 30th of October, 2021. Time: 12.10pm – 5.45pm AEDT. This meeting is the 5th in a series […]
The reasons for variances in BP readings can be a bit more complicated than a just fear of clinical settings, though. Time of day, level of activity, diet, and yes, even your location are all factors that can have a significant impact on your blood pressure.
Whether your doctor has asked you to start monitoring your blood pressure at home or you’re just being proactive, finding the best blood pressure monitor for you will help you get the most accurate results.
You may have heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but for some, a visit to the doctor – even for routine visits – is a cause for stress and anxiety.
The family that plays together stays together and stays heart healthy together.
With a comfortable cuff and easy readability, the A&D UA-767F is the best available monitor we found. It fared well in our accuracy tests, comes with a case and an easy-to-read display, and is affordably priced compared with the leading competition. Read Wire Cutter’s review in detail.
A clinical trial conducted by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and reported in the Jan. 28 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association, indicated that controlling the blood pressure in individuals aged 68 and older can decrease the risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) risk, which is a precursor of dementia.
Not too long ago, marijuana as a part of healthcare wasn’t just unbelievable, it was illegal. As marijuana (or cannabis) has been gradually legalized in different states, public opinion has shifted, and its use is being increasingly tolerated across a variety of communities.
Blood pressure monitoring is something many leave to the professionals, but for those with hypertension (about 46% of adults), that may not be an option.
Our pets may be more than just faithful companions. They may also be beneficial to our health. What many researchers call the pet effect is becoming part of an overall health strategy focused on how to lower high blood pressure for many
The quest for long-term health and well-being have often focused on the heart and the mind, but not necessarily together. But research now suggests that treating both at once might be worthwhile: when it comes to blood pressure, it turns out that lower is better for the brain as well as the heart.
Tipping into the “dog days of summer” for much of the country means temps are getting hotter – which can be uncomfortable for everyone. But for people concerned about their heart health, hot, humid days can actually be dangerous.
An ironman athlete I work with was recently (repeatedly) taking his blood pressure at a trade show – with incredibly high results. So high, in fact, that one of our colleagues suggested we drive him to the local ER.
AFib (Atrial Fibrillation) is an arrhythmia that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications. Through a joint study with Jichi Medical University, A&D Medical have achieved 100% accurate detection of AFib in a single measurement. Products with the new software will be available from mid 2018.
With the recent changes to the definition of what constitutes high blood pressure from the American Heart Association (AHA), almost half of all U.S. adults are now considered hypertensive.
Accuracy in blood pressure monitors for mass market consumption has never been more critical, due to the following factors, which have resulted in something of a perfect storm in the healthcare field
A&D Medical is entering new era of health care management via wireless technology and will be exhibiting the latest development of our WellnessConnected product all around the world in 2016.Now, all your important health info is in one place. WellnessConnected gives you a complete view of your health, so you can set goals and see […]
April is National Stress Awareness Month – a.k.a. a good time to take a look at how stress impacts our health and wellness. In our last blog post, we explored stress and blood pressure in our last blog post. If you missed it, check out “More Than a Measurement: How Does Stress Impact your Blood Pressure?”.
April is National Stress Awareness Month, an initiative to increase awareness about the causes (and cures) of the modern day stress epidemic. And this is an initiative we seem to sorely need: according to recent studies, 52 percent of us feel stress has a detrimental effect on our health.
The findings from this report concludes Digital sphygmomanometers have largely replaced mercury models in primary care and have equivalent accuracy. Aneroid devices have higher failure rates than other device types; this appears to be largely accounted for by models from indiscernible manufacturers. Given the availability of inexpensive and accurate digital models, GPs could consider replacing aneroid devices with digital equivalents, especially for home visiting.
In November of last year, the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology and nine other groups recently redefined high blood pressure. The new parameters now reflect hypertension to be a reading of 130 over 80, down from 140 over 90. The change means that 46 percent of U.S. adults are now considered hypertensive – […]
While the greeting card and flower industries offer the reminder this month to shower mom with affection, May also offers a couple of great opportunities for women to take stock of an aspect of their lives that often gets neglected in the act of being moms, grand-moms and significant others: their health.
Staying fit and keeping well is a challenge in our busy lives. A&D Medical has developed a line of products that help you connect your everyday lives to what is healthy. See the Channel 7 News Report here.
Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and our new A&D Wellness Connected App developed for smart phones have made health monitoring even easier. Read the article in full here.
To acknowledge the fantastic work done by Edensor Park Medical Centre in Sydney’s South West for the community, we recently donated an A&D Digital Baby Scale as a joint venture donation with our A&D Platinum Partner Accuweigh, for the benefit of the Edensor Park community.
Latest findings from the Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth trial programme confirm a 45% reduction in mortality, 20% cut in emergency admissions and 15% fewer A&E visits
Patients in England and Wales will be offered extra checks using a mobile device that records blood pressure over 24 hours, says the watchdog NICE.
A&D contributed clinical and consumer blood pressure monitors to Jichi Medical University to organize a special medical support team sponsoring a cardiovascular disease prevention program for evacuees who survived the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.