Demystifying Medicine 2022 Videos

  • RNA Therapeutics: The future of personalized medicine

    January 20, 2022 by Arjun Patel, Konark Patel, Minahil Nadeem, and Vanessa Natareno
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will discuss RNA-based therapeutics which have the potential to revolutionize healthcare. These therapies directly target the causative agents or pathways of the disease.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: An InterdiSCIplinary Approach

    January 19, 2022 by Alaanah Bhanji, Andrew Canete, Peter Kao, Aimun Shah
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will discuss spinal cord injuries: their classifications, effects, treatments, and perspectives on disability.
  • What is nanomedicine?

    January 17, 2022 by Srushti Patel, Karly Endres, Sara Ibrahim, & Katherine Toy
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will discuss what nanotechnology is and provide you with its application in the field of medicine.
  • Cultural Tightness & Science Mistrust/Hesitancy

    January 13, 2022 by Andrew Tokatly, Ye Bin Shin, Eunkyo (Stella) Choe, Mubariz Maqsood
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video examines how the strength of social norms and degrees of punishments within a culture, specifically referred to as the cultural tightness/looseness, influences populations’ mistrust/hesitancy in science.
  • Can I drive high?

    January 12, 2022 by Vysh Satyajit, Hibo Rijal, Iman Adani, Maham Tariq and Amanpreet Singh
    • Demystifying Medicine
    With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, it now raises the question of how do we define and identify cannabis impairment while driving?
  • Debunking the Myth that Epidurals increase the need for a C section

    January 12, 2022 by Ayesha Ahmad, Cristina D'Aversa, Watfa Abou Kaaf, and Mustafa Azhar
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video dives into the reasons why the original study that started the myth that epidurals can cause c-sections came to the inaccurate conclusion that it did.
  • Mercury Exposure Through Fish Consumption

    January 10, 2022 by Allan Li, Gurkaran Chhaggar, Mateo Orrantia, Nadia Mohammed
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video explores the effects of mercury on the body that is consumed through fish.
  • Rapid review of rapid tests for COVID-19

    January 9, 2022 by Maral Aminaei, Stefano Biasi, Lauren Birchenough, and Wendy Tang
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video provides an overview of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and also describes the process of taking a rapid test at home.
  • #Shorts - How to Identify Disinformation Online

    January 9, 2022 by Allan Li, Gurkaran Chaggar, Nadia Mohammed and Mateo Orrantia
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This YouTube #Shorts is a brief overview of tips and tricks to identify disinformation online.
  • Get Swabbed and Save a Life

    January 9, 2022 by Pareesa Ali, Olivia Wilson, Rishi Thangarajah
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will teach you about stem cells, and the process of stem cell donation.
  • OCD vs OCPD

    January 8, 2022 by Kourosh Hariri, Nahal Emami Far, Alvina Hussain
    • Demystifying Medicine
    In this video we are going to explore the differences between obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD).
  • Phytoestrogens and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

    January 6, 2022 by Zayni-Dean Al-Azawi, Michael Celejewski, and Eunice Tunggal
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will discuss isoflavones, which are considered to be among the most estrogenic phytoestrogens, to answer the question of whether isoflavones are truly endocrine disruptors.
  • #Shorts - The Key to Unlocking Cancer Treatment?

    January 6, 2022 by Hadia Saleem, Simran Saggu, and Amirreza Taghabadi
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will take viewers through the various molecular players involved, the general immune pathway and how CAR T-cell therapy is performed.
  • #Shorts - Fussy Eating...Or Eating Disorder

    January 5, 2022 by Hadia Saleem, Simran Saggu, and Amirreza Taghabadi
    • Demystifying Medicine
    Our video provides viewers with an introduction to the eating disorder, Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID for short).
  • #Shorts - Can New Stents Save Lives?

    January 5, 2022 by Hadia Saleem, Simran Saggu, and Amirreza Taghabadi
    • Demystifying Medicine
  • Misinformation in medicine: the Covid-19 Vaccine and Myopericarditis

    January 5, 2022 by Karanvir Gill, Manvir Chima and Umama Zafran
    • Demystifying Medicine
    There is a lot of misinformation in medicine; especially around the Coronavirus mRNA vaccine. In this video, we will discuss how misinformation can circulate, the study that sparked further misinformation, as well as potential issues with the study.
  • Insulin is Cheap to Make. So How Come It's So Expensive?

    January 4, 2022 by Zayni-Dean Al-Azawi, Michael Celejewski, and Eunice Tunggal
    • Demystifying Medicine
    The patent to insulin was sold in 1922 for a single dollar, but now, although production costs only at most 8 dollars, a single vial can cost 85 dollars for a patient to procure. Watch more to discover why this is the case.
  • Gingivitis - How Can I Fight This

    January 3, 2022 by Andrew Canete, Peter Kao, Alaanah Bhanji, and Aimun Shah
    • Demystifying Medicine
    This video will explain everything you need to know about gingivitis, from its causes, to treatments, to risk factors.

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