Episode 58: When you don’t recover from COVID
Millions of people have experienced symptoms of Long COVID. Although there’s no clear definition of what it is, we do know that it can have severe impacts on quality of life. In this episode, we talk about the warning signs and what to do in the case of a suspected post-COVID-19 condition.
Dr. Héctor Ramón Martínez Rodríguez, Director of the Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery at TecSalud’s Zambrano Hellion Medical Center. Dr. Paola Reynoso Lobo, Public Health Project Leader for the TecSalud System. Dr. Tania Zertuche Maldonado, Director of Wellbeing, Prevention, and Longevity at TecSalud. Dr. Carlos Andrés Colunga Tinajero, who shared his experience of suffering from Long Covid.
Episode 59: Why do we need female business owners?
Women face huge obstacles in their careers when starting businesses or climbing up the corporate ladder. Although this obviously affects them, companies lose out too. What is being done to improve the situation? What are the barriers that often stand in the way of women on their path to leadership and entrepreneurship? How big are they and what can we do to overcome them?
Lourdes Ocampo, clinical psychologist and academic leader of the “Women Leading Organizations” program at Tec de Monterrey’s EGADE Business School. Iliana Loza, chemical engineer and founder of biocosmetics company Ahal. María Concepción del Alto, researcher and national director of the Master of Finance program at Tec de Monterrey and business valuation specialist. Ana Lucía Cepeda, Tec graduate and co-founder and CEO of Beyond Work.
Episode 60: Chat GPT, a manual for ethical use
This artificial intelligence tool has been the subject of a great deal of positive and negative debate, including how it can help judges with sentencing, do students’ homework for them, or review manuscripts for scientists. Learning to use it properly can even be to the advantage of researchers and teachers.
Irving Hidrogo, Director of Innovation with Emerging Technologies at Tec de Monterrey. Grecia Macías, attorney for the Network in Defense of Digital Rights. Enrique Cortés Rello, Director of Tec de Monterrey’s Artificial Intelligence Hub.
Episode 61: Sustainable cities: Much more than green areas
Cities have become chaotic, and the unstoppable rise in their populations means they threaten to become even more so. Even so, we can make them more egalitarian, safer, and more environmentally friendly. Science tells us how to do so.
Carina, an architect and town planner who studied at Tec de Monterrey’s Querétaro campus. Rubén Garnica, a research professor from Tec de Monterrey’s School of Architecture, Art, and Design. Nélida Escobedo, architect, urban planner, and professor at Tec de Monterrey’s Center for the Future of Cities. Rob Roggema, expert in regenerative culture and member of Tec de Monterrey’s Faculty of Excellence.
Episode 62: Is there a solution to the plastic crisis?
Plastic pollution is believed to be the second biggest crisis humanity is facing after climate change. Researchers explain how we got to this point and what we can do to remedy it.
Dora Medina and Cecilia Treviño, researchers at Tec de Monterrey. Fernanda Cárdenas, a Nanotechnology Engineering student.
Episode 63: Cancer: The key is in the diagnosis
Early diagnosis is a key part of combating cancer. We need to find out about the most innovative detection techniques to avoid the growing threat of forming part of the statistics for this disease.
Augusto Rojas, researcher at the Experimental Medicine and Advanced Therapies Unit of Tec de Monterrey’s Institute for Obesity Research. Rocío Ortiz, research professor at Tec de Monterrey’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Cynthia Villarreal, an oncologist specializing in breast cancer and Director of Medical Oncology at the Breast Cancer Center of TecSalud’s Zambrano Hellion Hospital.
Episode 64: Science tells you everything you wanted to know about CBD
It is said that CBD alleviates pain, reduces anxiety, prevents insomnia, and much more. How true is that? Where do its medicinal properties come from? Why are people still studying it? We answer any questions you might have about this substance derived from marijuana.
Fernando Cantú, anesthesiologist and pain management doctor at TecSalud’s Zambrano Hellion Hospital. Gerardo García Rivas, researcher in the area of Cardiovascular Sciences at Tec de Monterrey’s School of Medicine and Director of Translational Research at TecSalud. Arturo Martínez Ibarra, Internal Medicine specialist and medical resident at TecSalud.
Episode 65: Is Data Science a modern oracle?
The goal of data science is to help us make better decisions in almost any setting. How well does it do that? We explain the nuts and bolts of this discipline, its possibilities, limitations, and why we should pay attention to it.
Arturo Nolazco, Director of the Core Lab for Data Science at Tec de Monterrey. Pedro Ponce, research professor at Tec de Monterrey’s Institute of Advanced Materials for Sustainable Manufacturing. Gilberto Ochoa, member of the Advanced Artificial Intelligence research group based at Tec de Monterrey’s Guadalajara campus.
Episode 66: Microbiota: Our other genome
The millions of microorganisms that inhabit us play a fundamental role in our health. We’re not just talking about the digestive part, either. The microbiota is even related to conditions such as depression and diabetes. In this episode, we explain how it works and how you can protect it.
Viridiana Tejada, research professor in the Bio-Foods Lab at the School of Engineering and Sciences on Tec de Monterrey’s Querétaro campus. Tomás García Cayuela, research professor at Tec de Monterrey’s Guadalajara campus. Andrea Zepeda, Tec de Monterrey graduate and Master of Science student with a specialization in Biotechnology.
Episode 67: The many faces of depression and how to treat it
Depression is not just about feeling sad. In this episode, mental health experts explain the symptoms of this disorder, ways to prevent it, and above all provide us with an overview of the most innovative options for treating it.
Dr. David Saucedo, psychiatrist specializing in depression and Director of the Psychiatry Specialization Program at Tec de Monterrey. Dr. Carlos Arnaud, medical psychiatrist, graduate professor of Psychiatry at the Tec, and Director of the Advanced Liaison Psychiatry Program at Tec de Monterrey. Dr. David Trejo, Director of the SinDepre foundation, psychologist, and founding partner of the Mexican Foundation to Combat Depression.