2015-10 140L JdeMontreal RGBEvery 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.

Chroniques Prévention

You can also subscribe to our webfeed to receive the column every week as soon as it becomes available.

No link between stress and breast cancer

In contrast to popular belief, a comprehensive British study has found that women who are stressed or who have lived through tragic events are not at greater risk of developing breast cancer. Download this column

The ever-more surprising brain

A burst of new research studies from scientists around the globe are revealing that the brain is ever more fascinating in its structure and function. Download this article

Whole grains... for long lives in good health

Three studies which have been published almost concurrently show that regular consumption of foods made from whole grain cereals is associated with a significant reduction in the risk of premature death. Download this article

New antibiotics... right under our noses

An important article in the prestigious journal Nature revealed that a bacteria which normally lives in the nose produces an antibiotic substance capable of eliminating another bacteria that is very dangerous to human health, i.e. Staphylococcus aureus which can be resistant to antibiotics. Download the article

A healthy lifestyle to prevent cancer

A recent analysis confirmed that people who follow the official recommendations for preventing cancer are at much less risk of developing this disease. Download this column

Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Allergic asthma is caused by a disproportionate immune response which causes inflammation of the bronchial tubes and makes breathing difficult. Along with the well-known role of certain allergens present in the air, surprising results published in the very prestigious journal Nature Medicine suggest that a deficiency in dietary fibre could also contribute to the development of this form of allergy. Download this column.