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Super Low-cost Smartphone Attachment Brings Blood Pressure Monitoring to Your Fingertips

May 29, 2023

UC San Diego engineers have developed a super low-cost 3D-printed attachment that clips over a smartphone’s camera and flash to measure blood pressure at the user’s fingertip. Researchers say it could help make regular blood pressure monitoring easy, affordable and accessible.

Using Personal Data to Predict Blood Pressure

October 4, 2018

Engineers at UC San Diego used wearable off-the-shelf technology and machine learning to predict an individual’s blood pressure and provide personalized recommendations to lower it based on this data.

New Skin Patch Brings Us Closer to Wearable, All-In-One Health Monitor

February 15, 2021

UC San Diego engineers have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the wearer’s levels of glucose as well as lactate, alcohol or caffeine. It performs as well as several commercial devices in one.

Kidneys Aren’t Harmed When Significantly Lowering Blood Pressure

October 22, 2018

…San Francisco School of Medicine report that lowering systolic blood pressure to less than 120 mm Hg does not damage the kidney organ itself. Instead, any negative changes to clinical results are more likely due to decreased blood flow.

Wearable Ultrasound Patch Monitors Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

September 12, 2018

…ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In tests, the patch performed as well as some clinical methods to measure blood pressure. Applications include real-time, continuous monitoring of blood pressure changes in…

New Project to Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes in San Diego County

August 4, 2014

Approximately 84 million people in the United States suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, and about 720,000 Americans have a heart attack every year. To address these alarming statistics, the Be There San Diego Initiative has been awarded a $5.8 million Health Care Innovation grant for a coalition project…

Obese Children Burdened by More than Weight

November 24, 2014

High blood pressure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are two emerging health problems related to the epidemic of childhood obesity. In a recent study, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine sought to determine the prevalence of high blood pressure in children with NAFLD, which places…

UC San Diego Named No. 30 in New World Rankings by Times Higher Education

September 25, 2018

The University of California San Diego has been named the 30th best university in the world, out of the top 1,000 public and private universities spanning the globe. The 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings also place the campus 20th best in the U.S. based on teaching, research, knowledge…

UC San Diego Engineers Inducted Into 2024 Class of the AIMBE College of Fellows

March 25, 2024

Engineering professors Ludmil Alexandrov and Sheng Xu were inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), one of the highest distinctions accorded to medical and biological engineers.

Pharmacists Helping to Redefine Diabetes Care

January 14, 2016

…providers are facing increasing pressure to achieve better patient outcomes, faster. With that in mind, Candis Morello, PharmD, and her team of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students set up what they call a Diabetes Intensive Medical Management “tune up” clinic for complex type 2 diabetes patients at…

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