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5 tips for managing stress and maintaining a healthy heart in times of crisis

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Judith Brouillette, psychiatrist - Monday 7 September, 2020

Did you know that stress has a direct effect on heart health? Though stress is vital for a healthy life, it can be harmful if it becomes chronic? Here are 5 tips to control stress and keep your heart healthy.

Colcorona genetic study: better understanding the symptoms of COVID-19

Foundation - Monday 24 August, 2020

The Colcorona genetic study is taking place at the Montreal Heart Institute’s Beaulieu-Saucier Pharmacogenomics Centre and is led by Dr. Marie-Pierre Dubé. This study invited participants who have already accepted to take part in the Colcorona study to voluntarily contribute their DNA. The study of their DNA will help researchers better understand why some patients develop a more severe form of COVID-19.

Education: at the heart of the Institute’s mission

Foundation - Monday 27 July, 2020

Year after year, the Institute’s internationally renowned fellowship program welcomes over a dozen foreign medical specialists who wish to hone their skills in cardiovascular care. In addition to being an unparalleled personal experience for these health professionals, this complementary training program allows them to make a difference in the lives of the 68,000 patients who walk through the doors of the Institute each year.

Yoga and heart health: when namasté meets health

Foundation - Friday 26 June, 2020

A healthy, active lifestyle is essential for good cardiovascular health. For sports lovers, it’s simple: a little dip in the pool over lunch hour, a spinning session after work or a good healthy walk in the evening, and you’re covered. But what if you don’t have the interest or ability to do sustained physical exercise like cycling, jogging or martial arts?

The da Vinci Xi surgical robot: at the heart of success

Foundation - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Through the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi surgical robot, the Montreal Heart Institute became the first medical establishment in Canada to devote this type of technology exclusively to cardiac surgery. An object of fascination and curiosity, the robot allows the Institute to work with next-level techniques and maintain its position as a leader in the field of precision medicine.

5 good reasons to choose monthly donations

Foundation - Monday 16 March, 2020

Here are 5 good reasons to choose monthly giving for your philanthropic habits, a way to give that is becoming more and more popular among donors.

5 good reasons to give

Foundation - Monday 16 March, 2020

Why do people agree to give to an organization? Here are our top 5 reasons for their choice.