Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Jan. 14 revealed that one in six cases of vaping-related lung illness, or EVALI, can be linked to legally purchased cannabis products.
Women’s blood vessels age at a faster rate than men’s, researchers from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai reported this month—a finding that could explain some of the considerable sex gaps in CVD in men and women.
Researchers studying ancient Inuit remains from Greenland have found that three in four mummies they analyzed showed signs of atherosclerosis, suggesting today’s CV hardships might not be the sole product of an unhealthy lifestyle in the 21st century.
A hematologist-oncologist from the University of North Carolina has successfully treated a U.S. astronaut’s deep vein thrombosis in the longest telemedicine consultation to date, Forbes reported Jan. 5.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine last month found that direct oral anticoagulants were more effective in minimizing AFib patients’ risk of experiencing fracture than warfarin, supporting the theory that the blood thinner might be harmful to bone health.
E-cigarettes significantly raise users’ risk of developing chronic lung disease, with dual e-cigarette and combustible cigarette use posing the greatest threat to smokers’ health, according to a first-of-its-kind study.