Of the montreal cardiology institute
of the Montreal Heart Institute
Promoting the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in order to prolong life expectancy in good health.
In addition to being an important risk factor for COVID-19, studies indicate that cardiovascular disease may also be a consequence of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection and that these cardiac conditions contribute to the mortality caused by severe forms of the disease.
A new U.S. study confirms that regular consumption of olive oil is associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease.
Researchers have identified a new metabolite derived from the gut microbiota, phenylacetylglutamine, which is associated with cardiovascular disease through a mechanism of hyperactivation of blood platelets.
According to recent studies, reducing the intake of animal proteins and replacing them with plant-based proteins seems beneficial for maintaining good health.
To facilitate the search for information, articles on topics of particular importance for heart disease prevention are grouped into easily accessible folders.
Observatoire de la prevention
The Observatoire de la prévention of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is part of the Prevention Branch of the MHI.
The MHI is a hospital centre highly specialized in cardiology and dedicated to patient care, research, education, prevention, rehabilitation, and the evaluation of new technologies in cardiology. Always at the forefront of innovation, the MHI is a leader in its field and plays a leading role in Quebec, Canada, and the world. The MHI is affiliated with Université de Montréal.
The Observatoire de la prevention was created in partnership with the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF), through donations made by IGA grocers as part of their “$2 does the heart good” campaign, an annual event for over 35 years.
The Foundation raises and administers funds to support research, patient care, education, prevention, rehabilitation, and the evaluation of the Montreal Heart Institute’s new technologies. Through its work, the Foundation supports the excellence of an internationally renowned institution that serves all Quebecers.