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The LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System was approved in Europe just 1 month ago, and will be available in the US the following weeks.
Investigators from the University of Washington found that sedentary behavior is becoming more common among Americans in 15-year study. 
The TransPyloric Shuttle device is delivered endoscopically to the stomach and can be used for up to 12 months of treatment.
The Apple Watch-friendly platform is the first cleared by the FDA to detect and report the 3 common arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation.
A retroactive review of patients referred to a psychiatric consultant found that most patients left with a different diagnosis.
Medical Economics report finds just 22% of physicians reported a rise in compensation during 2018. 
Economic factors can influence ER department patient disposition, despite prohibitions against such practice.
The COAST-X trial evaluated the safety and efficacy of ixekizumab for the treatment of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA).
Investigators found that a plant-based diet was associated with a 41% reduction in heart failure risk, while a “southern” diet heavy in fried food, added fats, and eggs was associated with a 72% increase in risk.
Investigators found that participants who never ate breakfast were 87% more likely to die from cardiovascular disease and stroke than those who ate breakfast every day.
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