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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Sep 26, 2019

This week on the program, our earlier episode on the multidisciplinary care of ALS patients gets a face lift. Since it originally aired in 2016, there have been several important advances in the treatment of these patients--including the first FDA approved therapy for this condition in more than 2 decades. But many of...


Sep 19, 2019

In this week's clinical case, Dr. Mike Bradshaw (Chicago Medical School and Billings Clinic) walks us through the case of a young woman with HSV encephalitis.

With a twist.

SPOILER ALERT: If you don't want to know the answer, DON'T LOOK AT THE SHOWNOTES!

Produced by James E. Siegler and Mike Bradshaw. Music courtesy of...


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...