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

Posted on June 21st 2021 (about 6 hours)

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 21st 2021 (about 8 hours)

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.

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

Posted on June 9th 2021 (12 days)

The most common CGMs currently available include DexCom and FreeStyle Libre. However, others are available, with more coming to the market soon.

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

Posted on March 10th 2021 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 months)

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

How to evaluate emerging vitamin D and COVID-19 intervention trials | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 10th 2021 (3 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult and Dr. Rhonda Patrick describe emerging findings of vitamin D intervention trials and discuss the value of meticulous study design.

Dr. Roger Seheult explains heat treatment protocol used during the influenza pandemic of 1918

Posted on March 10th 2021 (3 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult discusses the biological plausibility of incorporating heat hydrotherapy into the treatment of COVID-19.

Why you're unlikely to catch COVID-19 on a plane | Roger Seheult

Posted on March 9th 2021 (3 months)

In this clip, Dr. Roger Seheult explains that well-ventilated spaces are a factor in dampening the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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