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Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, July 17

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Heart health is improved when there is less arterial stiffness.

Research links heart failure to sleep disorder conditions

Severe sleep-disordered breathing is linked with stiffening of artery walls and may be related to heart failure. In a new study in ESC Heart Failure, arterial stiffness increased according to the severity of sleep-disordered breathing in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. The findings suggest that treating sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing…

Shoulder soreness linked to heart disease

Lifting nursing home residents may lead to staff blaming their shoulder soreness on physical strain. But a new study indicates shoulder joint pain symptoms may be linked to cardiovascular problems.

Lifting nursing home residents may lead to staff blaming their shoulder soreness on physical strain. But a new study indicates shoulder joint pain symptoms may be linked to cardiovascular problems.

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