Lab Rats-Anatomy and Physiology Review

A Stroke of (Bad) Luck

An episode of Lab Rats-Anatomy and Physiology Review

By Lab Rats-Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology topics explained in 10-20 min. This podcast can be used as review, lecture prep (at the 200ish level), or recreational learning. Episodes are based on areas of peak confusion, and questions asked by lab students in the 211 lab that I assist in.

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Female Reproductive Cycles and Endocrinology
Don’t get lost in a world of hormones when studying female repro, listen to this instead!
April 13, 2019
Accepted to Medical School
I got some big news today!! And here’s how that feels, let me know where in the process you’re at!
April 2, 2019
Neuroglial Review
This short episode covers the four types of neuroglia found in the central nervous system, describing features of structure and function. Remember to submit your questions, so I know what is most helpful to go over! Leave a comment or email me at    Thank you all for tuning in, and remember to subscribe, as it helps others find the podcast.  If you enjoy this content, and find it helpful please consider donating a few bucks, so I can buy some sound equipment and arrange for guest speakers, this can be accomplished through the Anchor app.
March 25, 2019
Hypophyseal Portal System, A and P a free bedtime story
Using FSH as an example, I explain how the hypothalamus communicates with the anterior pituitary, in order to release hormones into circulation. Don’t be scared of endocrine 😉
March 23, 2019
Parkinson’s Disease: A brief explanation of a lengthy problem.
A lil pathophys, a lil pharm, and a few notable tangents.
March 23, 2019
A Stroke of (Bad) Luck
In this episode we discuss strokes, the different types of CVA, symptoms, and a few old and new treatments. THIS IS SOLEY FOR EDUCATION AND LEARNING, NOT MEDICAL ADVISE, IF YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE IS HAVING STROKE SYMPTOMS CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.
January 24, 2019
Muscle Histo Gain Train
Classification and histo of muscle tissue.
January 12, 2019
Connective Tissue-It’s a Histo Party!
Trying to figure out the difference between collagen and reticular fibers? You’re in the right spot.
January 11, 2019
Epithelia Galore!
The semester is days away, which means that Anatomy and Physiology profs, TAs, and lab rats everywhere are dusting off histology slides. Get a preview of epithelial tissue, before the madness begins with this new episode of Lab Rats! . Definition, functions, special adaptations, and classification. Free “start of semester pep talk” if you get to the end.
January 5, 2019
Influenza Types, Naming, Rx, Vaxx Review
Flu season is upon us, and expected to really kick off in the next few weeks. This episode will discuss types of flu, how we name the flu, and a few other interesting pieces of information.
October 23, 2018
Appendix Questions and Tangents
This episode discusses what science has to say about the appendix. We touch on some recent research, clinical applications, and other ideas. Thanks for the topic suggestion to Ian!
October 22, 2018
Lower respiratory A and P
Corrections: The D in COPD stands for disease, rather than disorder.
October 21, 2018
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