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Implantable Cuff with Electrodes can Bring Down Blood Pressure by 30% with No Side Effects

Freiburg researchers develop new method for lowering high blood pressure without side effects
High blood pressure is the greatest health risk worldwide behind smoking and alcohol consumption. In Germany, around 25 percent of the population suffers from arterial hypertension, as the condition is referred to in medical circles. The microsystems engineers Dr. Dennis Plachta and Prof. Dr. Thomas Stieglitz from the Laboratory of Biomedical Microtechnology at the Department of Microsystems

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