Understanding cardiovascular diseases

Atrial fibrillation: a topic of interest at the Montreal Heart Institute

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Lena Rivard, electrophysiologist and cardiology researcher at the Institute - Friday 8 October, 2021

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder, affecting about 700,000 Canadians. Find out more about this cardiovascular condition that is a topic of interest for many researchers at the Montreal Heart Institute.

Questions and answers: heat and cardiovascular health

Foundation, in collaboration with Professor Daniel Gagnon - Friday 11 June, 2021

Summer is nearly in full swing, which means the risk of heatstroke has increased. Professor Daniel Gagnon, researcher at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions on how heat can affect your cardiovascular health.

Questions and answers: high blood pressure

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - Thursday 29 April, 2021

High blood pressure is the main factor of risk associated with cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about high blood pressure.

Questions and answers: nutrition and cardiovascular health

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

Questions and answers: type 2 diabetes

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

Questions and answers: COVID-19 and cardiovascular health

Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Institute - Monday 5 October, 2020

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our lives these past months. Because it can be tricky to find out what is actually true among the vast amount of information available, Dr. Martin Juneau, cardiologist and Director of Prevention at the Montreal Heart Institute, answers your questions about the link between the novel coronavirus and heart disease.