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10 accessories to help you work out at home

Foundation - March 1, 2021

Working out at home is a good option for anyone who wants to exercise more. Online training programs are becoming more and more popular so you’re sure to find the one that suits you. Here are 10 accessories to make working out at home more fun and to help you stay motivated!

Questions and answers: nutrition and cardiovascular health

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - February 15, 2021

A healthy diet is the key to a healthy heart. Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about nutrition and cardiovascular health.

Jasmin Labrie: from the operating table to the board of directors

Foundation - February 4, 2021

Mr. Labrie, 29, is an active, energetic, and ambitious entrepreneur with an impressive list of achievements under his belt. He has invested his body and soul in his company, he is involved within the community, and sits on several boards of directors, including the one at the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. Hard to believe that he underwent open-heart surgery last June.

Sleep is essential for keeping your heart healthy

Foundation - October 19, 2020

Humans spend about one-third of their lives asleep. Did you know that this activity can affect your cardiovascular health? In fact, many of our biological functions recover and regenerate during sleep. Here's how to improve the quality of your sleep.

Dr. Judith Brouillette: a psychiatrist who cares about health care workers

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Judith Brouillette, psychiatrist - January 12, 2021

Dr. Judith Brouillette, head of the psychiatry department at the Montreal Heart Institute, is doubling down to find ways to safeguard the mental health of health care professionals. Here’s an overview of her innovative research and impressive career.

A family story: a father-daughter team of radiologists

Foundation - December 10, 2020

When three generations share the same passion, it becomes part of their DNA! Read on to discover the story of Dr. Pierre Robillard and Dr. Julie Robillard, a pair of outstanding radiologists.

The COLCOT study: a world-class discovery made at the Montreal Heart Institute

Foundation - October 8, 2020

Researchers at the Montreal Heart Institute launched a global study titled COLCOT (COLchicine Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial) in 2014. The goal was to determine whether colchicine, a widely available drug, could prevent the risk of heart attacks in patients who had already experienced this kind of event.

5 gift ideas to support sensitive hearts

Foundation - November 26, 2020

The holiday season is just around the corner and the time has come to start thinking of the presents that will go under your Christmas tree. Here are 5 gift ideas that are sure to let your loved ones know you appreciate them while supporting healthy hearts.

COLCOT-T2D: how can we prevent cardiovascular diseases in type 2 diabetics?

Foundation - October 9, 2020

With support from the MHI Foundation’s donors, Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif was able to launch COLCOT-T2D, the second phase of the COLCOT study. The goal is to demonstrate that colchicine can also prevent cardiovascular diseases in diabetics.

Questions and answers: type 2 diabetes

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - November 12, 2020

The statistics for type 2 diabetes are concerning: it is the world’s fifth leading cause of death due in part to the effects it can have on a person’s cardiovascular health. Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about this disease that affects approximately 422 million adults in the world.