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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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Cancer, an ancient enemy

Even though cancer is considered a scourge of modern times, an important publication in the prestigious scientific journal Nature has shown that this disease is actually quite ancient and that it even affected very primitive organisms, appearing during the earliest stages of life on Earth. Download this column

 

Alcohol and breast cancer: best to understand the risks

Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with a decreased risk of heart disease but, in parallel, it slightly increases the risk of breast cancer. For women who drink, it is thus important to carefully weigh the advantages and the disadvantages associated with drinking alcohol. Download this column

 

Blueberries against cancer

A fantastic summertime delicacy, blueberries are also one of the fruits which contain the highest levels of anticancer molecules. This property can play a very important role in the prevention of hormone-independent breast cancer, a form of this cancer which is very difficult to treat. Download this column

 

Being sedentary increases the risk of cancer

Globally, it has been estimated that lack of physical activity is directly responsible each year for five million deaths, as many as those linked to tobacco. A study recently published in the prestigious Journal of the National Cancer Institute, which compiled the studies performed on this  topic over the past few years, indicated that people who do very little physical activity are considerably more at risk for certain types of cancer. Download this column

 

The incredible agressiveness of melanoma

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer due to its ability to form metastases in vital organs such as the brain, liver or lungs. A recent study, published in the prestigious journal Nature, showed that this invasive characteristic was due to the extraordinary ability of the cancer cells to crawl along the surface of blood vessels in order to spread throughout the entire body. Download this column

 


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Les légumes de la famille du chou sont des aliments extrêmement importants pour la prévention du cancer. Télécharger la chronique.

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