Dr Martin Juneau

Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Cardiologue, directeur de l'Observatoire de la prévention de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal. Professeur titulaire de clinique, Faculté de médecine de l'Université de Montréal. / Cardiologist and Director of Prevention Watch, Montreal Heart Institute. Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal.

Extreme heat and wildfire smoke, a harmful combination for health

18 March 2024
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Hospitalizations for cardiac and respiratory conditions increased particularly when heatwaves and smog episodes caused by wildfires occurred at the same time.

Association between physical activity and premature mortality: Differences between women and men?

28 February 2024
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Women enjoy greater health benefits from physical activity than men at equivalent or lower doses, according to a study of 412,413 American adults.

Prevention of myocardial infarction through moderate alcohol consumption: The benefits of red wine

12 January 2024
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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.

Beneficial cardiometabolic effects of the vegan diet vs. an omnivorous diet

14 December 2023
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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.

Cardiovascular benefits associated with body weight loss

5 December 2023
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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.

Intense physical activity could promote respiratory infections

30 November 2023
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

A multi-omics analysis in forest firefighters suggests that strenuous physical activity may increase susceptibility to respiratory infections.

Exerkines : Mediators of the health benefits of exercise

Exerkines are molecules released in response to exercise, which have the potential to improve cardiovascular, metabolic, immunological, and neurological health.

Emulsifiers: Food additives that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease?

26 October 2023
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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.

Noise, a little-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease

15 September 2023
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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.

Reducing chronic stress contributes to the positive effects of moderate alcohol consumption on the risk of cardiovascular disease

8 August 2023
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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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