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Frequent, Prolonged Periods of Sitting May Lead to Premature Death

New study finds that excessive bouts of sedentary behavior could cause early death

A new study has found that regularly sitting for prolonged periods of time is a risk factor for premature death. The findings were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Oct. 3, 2017.  The study followed nearly 8,000 adults … 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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