12 January 2024 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
A very large number of studies have clearly shown that moderate alcohol intake is associated with a significant reduction in coronary heart disease and premature mortality. Regular consumption of small quantities of red wine seems particularly beneficial, in particular because of a lower risk of several cancers observed in wine drinkers.
Read more 14 December 2023 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
In a randomized, controlled clinical study in identical twins, the vegan diet improved cardiometabolic health compared to an omnivorous diet.
Read more 5 December 2023 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
The results of clinical studies on new anti-obesity drugs confirm that significant body weight loss is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.
Read more 30 November 2023 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
A multi-omics analysis in forest firefighters suggests that strenuous physical activity may increase susceptibility to respiratory infections.
Read more 13 November 2023 | Dr Louis Bherer, Ph. D., Neuropsychologue
Exercise can prevent or slow the cognitive decline associated with aging if done regularly at a moderate intensity.
Read more 30 October 2023 | Dr Louis Bherer, Ph. D., Neuropsychologue | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
Exerkines are molecules released in response to exercise, which have the potential to improve cardiovascular, metabolic, immunological, and neurological health.
Read more 26 October 2023 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
High consumption of certain emulsifiers widely used in the manufacture of ultra-processed foods is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Read more 15 September 2023 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
Several epidemiological studies report that prolonged exposure to traffic noise is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Read more 31 August 2023 | Dr Louis Bherer, Ph. D., Neuropsychologue
The health benefits of “forest bathing” (shinrin-yoku) were recently evaluated in an umbrella study.
Read more 8 August 2023 | Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP
A study reports that moderate alcohol consumption (1-14 drinks per week) reduces activity in the amygdala, the region of the brain involved in the stress response. The resulting reduction in chronic stress is associated with a reduction in the risk of cardiovascular events.
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