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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Nov 24, 2016

This Thanksgiving, amidst all the turkey, the stuffing, the cranberry sauce, the ham, and the cornucopia of dessert options, you may be inclined to let the food coma sink in. But for those interested in the science behind this fanciful feast, listen to what Dr. Jason Maley has to say about the neurologic...


Nov 17, 2016

Like many other diseases of the nervous system, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is not a diagnosis you want to receive in the neurology clinic. But once the diagnosis is made, quality of life supersedes quantity of life. Many academic and private hospitals provide a multi-disciplinary ALS clinic to meet the needs of their...


Nov 10, 2016

Even before the release of the 2015 film, Concussion, there has been a rising concern about mild traumatic brain injury in athletes in recent years. In this week's episode of BrainWaves, we discuss the history of mild TBI and the clinicopathologic concept of chronic traumatic encephalopathy as it pertains to...


Nov 3, 2016

Idiopathic Parkinson Disease (PD) is the second most common cause of neurodegenerative disease following Alzheimer's. The risk of PD increases to nearly 1 in 100 in the elderly, and although we have been pharmacologically treating this disorder since the early nineteenth century, we have no cure and no definitely...