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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Nov 28, 2019

Peer review prior to publication of medical data dates back to the 9th century CE, but has only really gained steam in the past 70 or 80 years. Ideally, peer review would serve as an initial filter for data that enters a permanent public scientific record. But peer review is not without flaws. In the second installment...


Nov 14, 2019

The FDA label for ACTEMRA (tocilizumab)--the first medication approved for use in giant cell arteritis in 2017--is 40 pages long. Of the information provided in this document, which includes important dosing information, dose adjustments based on leukocyte count, clinical trial and epidemiologic data, there is a box...