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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Sep 12, 2019

We just used clinical trial data regarding eculizumab in myasthenia gravis as an example of how to critically appraise the literature, and in this week's program...MORE data on the efficacy of eculizumab in another neurological condition. This week on BrainWaves, the exciting results of the PREVENT trial and the future...


Sep 5, 2019

One study shows that 30 minutes of exercise 5 times a week can reduce your risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, p=0.001. (Let's pretend this is true). What does this mean?

Well, let's start by asking the question, how IMPORTANT is it that you reduce your risk of SCC of the skin, and how MUCH does exercise reduce...


Aug 22, 2019

This week on the BrainWaves podcast, finally...a REAL show about BRAINWAVES! Dr. Carolina Maciel, of the University of Florida, schools Jim Siegler on how to read EEG and interpret abnormal patterns across the ictal-interictal continuum.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Carolina Maciel. Music courtesy of Chris...


Aug 8, 2019

Clean up on aisle 4!

Or should it be IL-4? In this week's installment of the BrainWaves Podcast, we submerge ourselves into the microscopic environment of Alzheimer's pathology. It's interesting, it's messy, and whoever made this mess is also responsible for the clean up.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music courtesy of...


Aug 1, 2019

In one of our previous Teaching through Clinical Cases, Dr. Sneha Mantri (formerly a movement disorders fellow at the Philadelphia VA, now an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Duke) took us through the case of a gentleman with gait instability and falls. We are re-releasing this show with an update on the 2017 revised...