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Scientists Find a Link Between Walking Speed and Heart Disease

Your walking speed could predict whether you're at risk for cardiovascular disease

Are you a speed walker, or do you prefer to move at a more leisurely pace? Your answer could predict whether you’re at risk for developing heart disease later in life. A new study has found a link between average … Continue reading

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People With Good Heart Health in Middle Age Live Longer

Good cardiovascular health in middle age also equates to fewer years with chronic health issues

People with better heart health in middle age live longer and have fewer instances of all kinds of chronic illness, according to a new study reported by the American Heart Association. The 40-year study is the first to examine the … Continue reading

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New Device May Help Patients With Heart Failure

Patients involved in a recent study reported fewer symptoms, better quality of life and increased exercise ability

A recent study suggests that a new heart device intended to improve blood flow may be beneficial for people suffering with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Corvia Medical’s InterAtrial Shunt device is a flower-shaped wire device that creates a … Continue reading

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