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Coronavirus Epidemic Update 17: Spike in Confirmed Cases, Fighting Infections with Sleep

Coronavirus epidemic update 17 by pulmonologist & sleep specialist Dr. Seheult of https://www.MedCram.com. There has been a significant increase in the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases coming out of China as a result of new diagnostic criteria (including chest CT scans). Dr. Seheult illustrates the latest coronavirus data and discusses more studies that show […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 69: “NAC” Supplementation and COVID-19 (N-Acetylcysteine)

COVID-19 Update 69 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.medcram.com N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) is an over the counter supplement that has been utilized by clinicians for years to treat acetaminophen (Tylenol) overdose, as a mucolytic, and for other medical problems. There is compelling research that NAC may also reduce the severity of viral infections like influenza, and […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 63: Is COVID-19 a Disease of the Endothelium (Blood Vessels and Clots)?

COVID-19 Update 63 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD. Join Dr. Seheult for a live webcast, question and answer session, and free CME on Thursday, April 30 (4 PM ET): https://www.medcram.com/pages/covid-19-webinar Dr. Seheult explains the theory that seems most plausible to us here at MedCram.com: That COVID-19 is primarily a disease of the endothelium […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 61: Blood Clots & Strokes in COVID-19; ACE-2 Receptor; Oxidative Stress

COVID-19 Update 61 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Thrombosis (blood clots), strokes, and myocardial infarctions are mysterious complications for some patients with COVID-19. Dr. Seheult discusses a recent case study involving a 72-year-old with elevated d-dimer and plasma Von Willebrand factor, and goes on to illustrate a hypothesis for how downregulation […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 58: Testing; Causes of Hypoxemia in COVID-19 (V/Q vs Shunt vs Diffusion)

COVID-19 Update 58 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Two recent antibody testing studies in the United States may give insight into how widespread COVID-19 actually is – which may also mean the fatality rate is lower than initially thought – but there may be problems with the accuracy of using this data in a […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 55: How COVID-19 Infection Attacks The Immune System & Differs From HIV

COVID-19 Update 55 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Dr. Seheult illustrates new findings from Nature (a peer-reviewed journal) about how the SARS-CoV-2 virus may infect T-cells and render them ineffective during COVID 19 infection. A comparison is also made to how HIV infects T-cells with a key difference being that HIV actually utilizes T-cells […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 54: COVID-19 Antibody vs. PCR Testing; When to Relax Social Distancing?

COVID-19 Update 54 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Production of COVID-19 antibody test kits are ramping up – there are over 70 companies producing them. Antibody tests could be one of the keys to eventually easing social distancing restrictions and allowing schools and businesses to re-open. Unfortunately, only one antibody test […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 52: Ivermectin Treatment; Does COVID-19 Attack Hemoglobin?

COVID-19 Update 52 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Dr. Seheult illustrates the possible mechanism of the medication Ivermectin for a potential treatment for COVID-19 and discusses recent articles about the possible impact of coronavirus on hemoglobin. Interesting projections and data from the USA, Nordic Countries, and New Zealand is also discussed. This video was […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 50: Dip in Daily New Deaths; Research on Natural Killer Cells & COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 50 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com There has been a drop in the number of daily new COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States and globally – could it be the start of a trend? Dr. Seheult discusses research on the key role of natural killer cells in coronavirus infection […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 49: New Data on COVID-19 vs Other Viral Infections (Ventilator Outcomes)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 49 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Dr. Seheult discusses new data on outcomes for COVID-19 patients who are in need of mechanical ventilation or critical care – compared to the data for patients with other viral cases of pneumonia (non-COVID-19). Links referenced in this video: Johns Hopkins – https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6 Worldometer – […]

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