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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Mar 29, 2018

What does a brain look like in a patient with a functional movement disorder? Pretty normal, it turns out. But beneath the normal anatomy is a storm of aberrant signaling. Dr. Mark Hallett, Chief of the Human Motor Control Section of the NIH, describes the underlying neurophysiology in this spectrum of...


Mar 22, 2018

This throwback Thursday, we revisit a high-yield discussion on diplopia, featuring Dr. Ali Hamedani. Ali navigates us through the orbit, brainstem, and midbrain as we discern the structural and physiological problems that can impede extra-ocular movements.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Little Glass Men...


Mar 15, 2018

A little fever can go a long way. In this week's installment of the Teaching through Clinical Cases series, Dr. Kathleen Murphy (infectious Disease) manages a healthy young man who presents with fever and his first seizure of life.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Kathleen Murphy. Music by Hyson, Jahzzar, and Josh...


Mar 8, 2018

Cigarettes can offset Parkinson Disease. Alcohol can reduce the risk of heart attack. Can the case be made that marijuana has health benefits too?

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Montplaisir and Kevin McLeod. Voiceover by Erika Mejia. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only...


Mar 1, 2018

Dystonia refers to a complex spectrum of disturbances in movement, and the differential diagnosis is even more complicated. But Drs. Andres Deik and David Coughlin make it simple. In this week's episode of the BrainWaves podcast, we'll run through the basics of a dystonia differential and approach to managing...