Pharmacology – DRUGS FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE (MADE EASY)

In this lecture we’re gonna cover the pharmacology of drugs for Parkinson’s disease. So let’s get right into it. Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder that results in a progressive loss of coordination and movement. Now, the neurons responsible for coordinating movement are located in a part of the brain called the striatum, which receives…

How does caffeine keep us awake? – Hanan Qasim

Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers. Most of this caffeine is consumed in coffee and tea, but it’s also ingested in some sodas, chocolate, caffeine pills, and even beverages labeled decaf. Caffeine helps us feel alert, focused, happy, and…