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September 16, 2020

What’s a Better Indicator of Cardiovascular Risk—Coronary Calcium or Arterial Stiffness?

When it comes to determining overall cardiovascular health and the risk for cardiovascular disease, which factors are the most predictive of outcomes? This key question is […]
August 31, 2020

COVID-19 and Heart Damage: Latest Studies

As researchers, clinicians, and the general public struggle to understand the nature and direction of COVID-19, new clues and insights are emerging all the time. Case […]
June 25, 2020

Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in the Face of COVID-19

It has been many years since the global healthcare system faced a challenge on the scope and scale of COVID-19, which is caused by severe acute […]
April 16, 2020

COVID-19 and Hypertension: Should You Still Be Taking Your Meds?

In view of the often confusing and conflicting conversations surrounding the use of hypertensive medication during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’d like to address those concerns.  In […]
August 18, 2019

Measuring Brachial Blood Pressure vs Central Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness – What Works Best?

It’s no secret: high blood pressure is currently the most reliable and strongest modifiable risk factor known to medicine for cardiovascular disease. In fact, evidence suggests […]
June 20, 2019

Understanding Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure and the Benefits of Measuring Central Blood Pressure (cBP)

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure and think you have it under control, there’s a good chance are you are wrong. In fact, according […]
June 7, 2019

What is SphygmoCor?

(Pronounced si –fig-ma-core)  SphygmoCor® is the global gold standard technology for assessing the shape of the pulse and the stiffness of the arteries at a person’s […]