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Managing and detecting the exposome and exposure to air pollution | Dr. Michael Snyder

Posted on July 23rd 2021 (6 days)

Poor air quality has been linked with effects on human health, ranging from asthma to Alzheimer's disease.

Dr. Michael Snyder | Underlying diabetes revealed by deep profiling

Posted on July 17th 2021 (12 days)

Dr. Michael Snyder describes how changes in his own glucose regulation which he noticed with a continuous glucose monitor, converging with his knowledge of his personal genetic risks, ultimately led to a surprising diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

Exercise causes aging molecules to shift | Dr. Michael Snyder

Posted on July 17th 2021 (12 days)

Genetics plays an important role in longevity, but there is also a strong lifestyle component. Dr. Snyder's research, using deep molecular measurements, indicates that when you exercise, a profound molecular change occurs — particularly when it comes to imm...

Dr. Michael Snyder on how the healthcare system is broken (and how deep profiling can help)

Posted on July 4th 2021 (25 days)

Traditional medicine focuses on treating rather than preventing diseases — a model that Dr. Snyder describes as "broken."

Can an Apple Watch diagnose COVID-19? | Dr. Michael Snyder

Posted on June 21st 2021 (about 1 month)

If a participant's heart rate jumps up for a prolonged period, it might suggest a physiological response to infection.

1 out of 3 Americans has prediabetes. Could continuous glucose monitors help? | Dr. Michael Snyder

Posted on June 9th 2021 (about 2 months)

Continuous glucose monitors, or CGMs, are wearable devices that allow users to monitor their blood glucose levels through a tiny sensor placed under the skin.

Mendelian randomization, a powerful tool to assess the effects of low vitamin D | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Rhonda Patrick describes what Mendelian randomization studies are and how they are valuable instruments in the scientific toolbox.

Is Vitamin D Actually a Steroid? | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult explains how vitamin D is a misnomer and how it fulfills many critical roles in the body.

How MedCram got started and the future of medical education | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult discusses how he has always had a passion for teaching and simplifying complex topics.

Dr. Roger Seheult on the front lines of treating COVID-19

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult describes his personal experience treating COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The two stages of COVID-19 illness require different treatment modalities | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult describes how treatment modalities differ between the two distinct phases of COVID-19 illness.

How do the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines work? | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult describes how mRNA vaccines stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies.

How sleep supercharges your immune system | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult discusses the importance of getting enough sleep for proper immune functioning and resisting viral infections.

How to get the best sleep for your immune system | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult explains the different parts of sleep and the value of each phase.

Is interferon your body's best weapon against COVID-19? | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (5 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult addresses the importance of the interferon response in the body's defense against viruses.

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