Researchers have established a strong connection between depression and heart disease or stroke, with more severe cases of the mood disorder tied to increasingly greater odds of adverse CV events.

Apple has opted to remove all vaping-related apps from its App Store in the midst of an e-cigarette epidemic that’s fueled more than 2,000 cases of vaping-related lung injury and at least 42 fatalities.

A “CTA-for-All” stroke imaging policy improved LVO detection, fast-tracked intervention and improved outcomes in a recent study of patients with acute ischemic stroke, researchers reported in Stroke.

Young people who use cannabis—especially if they’re frequent users—could face an up to threefold increased risk of stroke compared to their peers, researchers have found.

A study out of the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center suggests e-cigarettes—the culprit behind a vaping epidemic that’s injured more than 2,000 and claimed the lives of at least 39—could be more harmful to CV health than traditional cigarettes.

Most patients on DOACs supplement their regimen with over-the-counter products, and one-third take at least one additional product that directly interferes with their blood thinners, according to work published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may increase the risk of transient ischemic attack and stroke in middle age.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit on Oct. 17 announced they’d be partnering to improve timely diagnosis of atrial fibrillation in people at an increased risk of stroke.

Despite a litany of bad press in recent months, a study published Oct. 17 in Addiction suggests e-cigarettes help some 50,000 smokers in the U.K. quit nicotine each year.

A study of more than 100,000 urban commuters in China suggests that walking or cycling to work can lower people’s risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, even when factoring in the “rather serious air pollution” in the country.

A pooled analysis of 18 randomized trials has allowed researchers to unravel the so-called “smoker’s paradox,” proving that lighting up is an important risk factor for adverse events after PCI.

Analyzing the hearts of chimpanzees and gorillas offered insight into why human hearts evolved as they did in a recent study out of Harvard, the New York Times reports.