NERVOUS SYSTEM: LOREZO'S OIL-A CASE STUDY IN MYELINATION. ALL RESPONSES MUST INCLUDE CITATIONS.
Requirements for this case study:
You are to watch the movie- Lorenzo's Oil, starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon, and directed by George Miller. Your response should be no more than a total of 1 page, single spaced, size 12 Times New Roman Font, and you may be as creative as you wish. You must include references with your answers.
Here are some possible places to find a copy of the movie:
(i) The local library
(ii) Video streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc.)
(iii) HBO (and other such movie channels) -sometimes available On Demand (for free or a small fee)
(iv) On Amazon.com for a small fee (must be viewed within 24 hours of purchase)
Now that you have completed your study of the nervous system physiology and have viewed the movie Lorenzo's Oil, complete the following briefly and as accurately as possible. Be sure to include citations:
(1) Write a brief (100 words) summary of the movie. Be sure to use these 100 words to describe the essence of the movie. Please include a word count with your summary.
(2) Write a brief analysis (75 words) of the relationship between the scientific community (doctors, scientists) and the lay community (parents, patients). Be sure to use these 75 words to describe the essence of the movie. Please include a word count with your summary.
(3) Use Lorenzo's disease to make a case (50 words) for or against the importance of the homeostatic mechanism. Be sure to indicate which stance you are taking, FOR or AGAINST homeostasis, at the beginning of your answer. Please include a word count with your argument.
(4) Name one other disease that results from a defective myelin sheath. List one similarity and one difference between this disease and Lorenzo's disease.