Genomic medicine may one day revolutionize cardiovascular care Genomic medicine could enable doctors to make predictions about people’s health, from the likelihood of developing heart disease or stroke to the severity of disease, as well as medications for treatment.

High protein diet associated with small increased heart failure risk in middle-aged men For middle-aged men, eating higher amounts of protein was associated with a slightly elevated risk for heart failure than those who ate less protein. Proteins from fish and eggs were not associated with heart failure risk in this study.

Most vitamin, mineral supplements not shown to lower heart disease risk Current research does not show enough evidence that vitamin or mineral supplements are beneficial for preventing or treating heart disease, with the exception of folic acid for reducing stroke risk, according to a review. Current recommendations to adopt healthy diets that are heavy in plant-based foods from which these vitamins are derived naturally should be reinforced.