Individuals infected with hepatitis C are at a significantly increased risk of developing heart disease, according to a Lancet analysis that also found hep C-linked CVD is responsible for 1.5 million disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) annually.

An antioxidant compound found in soybeans might protect the heart from cannabis-related CV damage, according to work presented at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions.

Medtronic and, an AI-driven tech company, have joined forces to promote the adoption of imaging software that could drastically cut the time it takes physicians to identify suspected large vessel occlusion.

Men taking testosterone replacement therapy for age-related hypogonadism are at an increased risk for ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack and myocardial infarction, especially during their first two years of use, researchers report in the American Journal of Medicine

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed technology that flags stroke victims at the greatest risk for atrial fibrillation after an event, trumping standard methods of risk stratification to achieve greater accuracy.

A federal judge has set a 10-month deadline, ending in May 2020, for e-cigarette and cigar makers to apply for FDA authorization to keep their products on the market.

A large-scale study of people living with HIV has linked the immune deficiency to an increased risk of CVD, in particular heart failure and stroke.

Cigarette smokers are three times more likely than non-smokers to die from heart disease, an Australian study has found.

A study on the effect of different sedentary behaviors on CV health has pinned binge-watching television as a more harmful activity than sitting at a desk job, though the negative effects of both can potentially be reversed with exercise.

Infections—most notably urinary tract infections—were linked to a significantly increased risk of acute ischemic stroke in a recent study out of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

San Francisco will be the first city in the U.S. to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes, NPR reported Tuesday—a significant move considering the nation’s biggest producer of e-cigs, Juul Labs, is based in the city.

Researchers at Kazan Federal University in Russia are in the process of testing biodegradable plant-based implants that might one day replace artificial prostheses, eliminating the need for repeat surgeries as a patient’s vasculature evolves.