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Journal de MontréalEvery Monday since October 24, 2005, Richard Béliveau, Ph.D., publishes a column in the section Votre Vie (Your Life) in the Journal de Montréal in which he describes the latest developments on maintaining health through diet in an easy-to-read and engaging style. Thanks to the generosity of the Journal de Montréal, you can download and consult all of the columns in high resolution PDF format from our website.

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A new weapon against C. difficile: fecal transplantation

Transplantation of stool from a person in good health to a patient infected with the bacterium C. difficile leads to a cure in 90% of these patients. Another demonstration of the critical role of the intestinal bacterial flora in maintaining good health! Download this column


Breast cancer: the Herceptin revolution

The conclusions of a long-term study have confirmed that the addition of the medication Herceptin to conventional chemotherapy increased the survival of certain types of breast cancer by 40%. A glance at this powerful medication, which has completely revolutionized the treatment of this cancer. Download this column


Chemotherapy: should we put cancer on a diet?

Surprising results suggest that the simple act of restricting caloric intake during chemotherapy can increase the effectiveness of treatment and diminish the secondary effects. Download this column


Causes of death for centenarians?

According to a recent study, people aged 100 or more are generally spared by cancer and heart diseases, and mainly die of general frailty or of respiratory infections. Download this column


The danger of artificial sweeteners

A new and important study shows that the consumption of artificial sweeteners deranges the metabolism of sugar and disturbs the function of intestinal bacteria. "Diet" foods and drinks are not as harmless as the food industry would have us believe! Download this column


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Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Les fruits et légumes que nous mangeons quotidiennement contiennent plusieurs molécules qui jouent des rôles très importants dans la prévention du cancer et des maladies cardiovasculaires. Télécharger la chronique.

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