Serotonin and Treatments for Depression, Animation.

Serotonin, or 5-hydroxytryptamine, is a neurotransmitter involved in many brain and body functions and is commonly known as the substance of well-being and happiness. Serotonin is produced in specialized neurons found mostly in the Raphe nuclei located along the midline of the brainstem. The axons of these neurons form extensive serotonergic pathways that reach almost every part of […]

Pharmacology – DRUGS FOR DIABETES (MADE EASY)

in this lecture we are going to cover drugs used for diabetes so let’s get right into it diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder characterized by high levels of blood glucose that result from either inadequate insulin production or resistance of the body’s cells to the action of insulin now the two most commonly encountered types of diabetes […]

Take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

MCELROY: Hello, I’m Ursel McElroy, director of the Ohio Department of aging. CRISS: And, I’m Lori Criss, Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. MCELROY: We encourage all Ohioans to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 26. CRISS: Keeping medications past their usefulness can be dangerous because time can […]

Filling a medication need

So there’s a few medications that aren’t available in veterinary medicine, especially when it comes to our primates. With our orangutans in particular is what triggered this relationship is there is an antibiotic that I wanted to use to treat our orangutan and we just couldn’t find it in our veterinary suppliers. And since it’s used in the […]

Medication Therapy Management – Video Glossary

Medication Therapy Management is a clinical service where your prescription medications, as well as your over-the-counter medications – which might include diet pills, and cold and drug medicine, herbal therapies – are all reviewed to make sure your regiments are: one, working well; two, to ensure that there are no safety problems or issues with your medications, and; […]

Diabetes: Managing Complications and Medications – Promo

– When the Pancreas is unable to secrete enough insulin, or the insulin produced isn’t working as it should, the nutrient glucose isn’t managed, and diabetes occurs. Diabetes complications can be managed through the help and support of the nursing staff and the care team. In this course, we will identify complications that occur when a person has […]

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