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Invention: Blood-Pressure-Sensing Underpants, Developed By Philips Electronics North America Corporation



5/20/2008 6:56:13 AM

New Scientist -- Researchers have recently found that a person's "pulse wave velocity" is closely linked to blood pressure ... Sensors sewn into the waistband of a person's underpants can measure the rate of this wave, consumer electronics company Philips has discovered, and could be used to calculate blood pressure for as long as the garment is worn.

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