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Why Electroshock Therapy Is Back

Why Electroshock Therapy Is Back

Hi, this is Kate from MinuteEarth. In the mid-20th century, a standard treatment for severe depression was to attach electrodes … More Why Electroshock Therapy Is Back

Is There Any Actual Science Behind Stem Cell Therapy?

Is There Any Actual Science Behind Stem Cell Therapy?

In 2017, three women went blind after paying a so-called ‘stem cell clinic’ in Florida thousands of dollars to treat … More Is There Any Actual Science Behind Stem Cell Therapy?

How Gene Therapy Could Revolutionize Addiction Treatment

How Gene Therapy Could Revolutionize Addiction Treatment

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. [♪ INTRO] If you’ve heard … More How Gene Therapy Could Revolutionize Addiction Treatment

Will Gene Therapy Cure Cancer?

Will Gene Therapy Cure Cancer?

Feeling under the weather? Just tweak a chromosome and you’ll be all better. Gene therapy. Now I’m not talking about … More Will Gene Therapy Cure Cancer?

8 Medications with Surprising Secondary Uses

8 Medications with Surprising Secondary Uses

[ ♪ Intro ] Modern medicine is pretty incredible. Walk into any drug store and you’ll see shelves of pills … More 8 Medications with Surprising Secondary Uses

Neuroscience Basics: GABA Receptors and GABA Drugs, Animation

Neuroscience Basics: GABA Receptors and GABA Drugs, Animation

Gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, is the primary INHIBITORY neurotransmitter in the mature brain. It REDUCES neuronal activity of target cells … More Neuroscience Basics: GABA Receptors and GABA Drugs, Animation

How does proton radiation therapy work?

How does proton radiation therapy work?

I’ve made lots of videos on tons of topics, covering the quarks to the cosmos, so to speak. In this … More How does proton radiation therapy work?