Is there a better way to measure blood pressure?

There is a better way to measure systolic blood pressure than using a conventional automatic device, according to Israeli researchers who presented their findings in Colorado this week.

They say current methods are prone to “significant errors” whether that’s due to white coat syndrome or to the “low level of accuracy” of standard devices, which are known to be off by 10-15 mmHg.

So, they believe they have come up with a better option.

Their device uses a technique called photoplethysmography that the scientists argue more