A recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology supports evidence that paclitaxel-coated balloons may pose more risk than reward for patients with symptoms of critical limb ischemia.

Biotech company BioMarin Pharmaceutical is considering a price point of between $2 million and $3 million for its novel experimental gene therapy for hemophilia patients, the Wall Street Journal reported Jan. 16.

A review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology this month suggests that an excess of 2 million patients with cardiovascular disease also use marijuana.

CT angiography—preferably followed by immediate thrombectomy—was cost-effective and beneficial for triage in a recent study of patients with acute minor stroke, researchers reported in Radiology Jan. 14.

A medical technique that involves safely hyperventilating conscious, unmedicated patients could facilitate the use of radiotherapy for cardiac ablation, according to research published in Frontiers in Physiology

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.