3D printed smartphone case measures your blood pressure — but is it accurate enough?

3D printed smartphone case measures your blood pressure — but is it accurate enough?

A 3D printed smartphone case could be used to measure blood pressure. The device uses a button-like sensor that users can push with their finger, but some experts have warned that the device might not be accurate enough. Having normal blood pressure is an important part of staying healthy. High blood pressure, which puts strain on your blood vessels, heart, and other organs, can cause heart attacks, heart disease, strokes, aneurysms, and many other dangerous conditions. Low blood pressure isn’t great either: while not linked to such serious outcomes, it can cause unpleasant symptoms such as lightheadedness, sickness, confusion, […]

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