A mouse study has revealed that smoking hookah—inhaling tobacco through a long water pipe—can cause blood to function abnormally and clot.

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.

Redesigning the artificial heart valve could improve blood flow and potentially eliminate the need for blood thinners in patients with mechanical support, according to a new study.

The FDA has added at least three additional items to its growing roster of heartburn drug recalls.

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.

Regular tea drinkers—especially those who favor green tea over black—lived longer and developed CVD later than non-habitual tea drinkers in a recent study of more than 100,000 people in China.

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.

Researchers have developed a new stroke risk score that leverages genetic data to identify people at a particularly high risk of ischemic stroke.

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.

Hepatitis C-positive donor hearts are a viable long-term option for patients in need of a heart transplant, researchers confirmed in JAMA Cardiology Dec. 18.

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.