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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Mar 23, 2017

Yes, we have harnessed the power of paralysis. Botulinum toxin, which is produced by a lethal bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, has been bottled and sold to neurologists for decades. And you know this because you've seen people who received Botox to relax their facial muscles. In this week's installment, Dr. Anh-Thu...


Mar 16, 2017

Clumsiness can be hard to localize. But in a patient with a remote history of cancer, you should be suspicious for a number of things. In this week's clinical case, we discuss a patient who was cured of Hodgkins Lymphoma but returns with progressive dysmetria. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for...


Mar 10, 2017

I can't imagine a better way to celebrate our FIFTIETH episode than to discuss my favorite subject: Large vessel disease. Although we only cover one aspect of this stroke mechanism--atherosclerosis--and technically many of these trials may be somewhat outdated, the matter discussed in this episode remains the most...


Mar 2, 2017

It may look like water, but CSF is anything but. In this week's episode of BrainWaves, we discuss the contents of CSF and how to interpret them. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision making in routine clinical practice. REFERENCES...