Prevention Columns https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns.html Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:02:11 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb michel.plante@pragma.ca (Richard Beliveau) Preventing cancer... while sleeping https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/959-preventing-cancer-while-sleeping.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/959-preventing-cancer-while-sleeping.html A study recently presented at the annual congress of the American Association for Cancer Research showed that men under 65 years of age who do not sleep enough are at higher risk of premature death from prostate cancer. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Prevention of heart diseases: the remarkable effect of olive oil and red wine https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/958-prevention-of-heart-diseases-the-remarkable-effect-of-olive-oil-and-red-wine.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/958-prevention-of-heart-diseases-the-remarkable-effect-of-olive-oil-and-red-wine.html A study shows that increased consumption of hydroxytyrosol, a phenolic compound found in large quantities within virgin olive oil and red wine, is associated with a significantly decreased risk of cardiovascular diseases and of premature death. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400
The beneficial effects of animals https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/957-the-beneficial-effects-of-animals.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/957-the-beneficial-effects-of-animals.html Aside from being associated with a diminished risk of cardiovascular diseases, having an animal companion can also have beneficial effects on the immune system by increasing our exposure to microorganisms. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Green tea is good for the brain https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/956-green-tea-is-good-for-the-brain.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/956-green-tea-is-good-for-the-brain.html A study recently confirmed that regular consumption of green tea decreases by half the risk of cognitive decline, even amongst people who are genetically predisposed to develop neurodegenerative diseases. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Towards a new treatment for prostate cancer https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/955-towards-a-new-treatment-for-prostate-cancer.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/955-towards-a-new-treatment-for-prostate-cancer.html One of the highlights from the latest congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) was the identification of a new protocol for chemotherapy which significantly improved the survival of patients affected by an advanced form of prostate cancer. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400
The fattening enzyme https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/954-the-fattening-enzyme.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/954-the-fattening-enzyme.html A study shows that activation of a single enzyme, associated with a decrease in basal metabolism, contributes to the weight gain which accompanies aging. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Breathe deeply to calm your nerves https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/947-breathe-deeply-to-calm-your-nerves.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/947-breathe-deeply-to-calm-your-nerves.html American neuroscientists have come up with evidence that the brain circuit responsible for relaxation is stimulated by deep breathing. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Red meats: bad for the health https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/946-red-meats-bad-for-the-health.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/946-red-meats-bad-for-the-health.html An important study, conducted with over half a million participants, has demonstrated that excessive consumption of red meats and cured meats is associated with an increased risk of premature death by nine different diseases. This adverse effect can, however, be completely abolished by replacing the red meats with poultry or fish. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Alcohol: a connection that goes back millions of years https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/944-alcohol-a-connection-that-goes-back-millions-of-years.html https://www.richardbeliveau.org/en/prevention-columns/944-alcohol-a-connection-that-goes-back-millions-of-years.html Alcohol is the drug most commonly consumed by the population, with more than 8 in 10 Quebeckers regularly consuming alcoholic drinks. It seems that this attraction to alcohol is the result of a genetic mutation which occurred several million years ago, even before the appearance of the first Homo sapiens. Download the column

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info@emediacommunications.ca (Roxanne Saumur) Prevention Columns Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400