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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Oct 18, 2018

What do gardeners and snow skiers have in common? Well, besides the fact that both tend to enjoy the outdoors, it turns out they are also at an increased risk of peripheral nerve injury. This week on the podcast, we review the anatomy and pathophysiology of several of the most common sites of nerve damage in the...


Oct 11, 2018

As the name suggests, "evidence-based medicine" is dependent on published evidence to support our clinical practice and medical decision making. Implicit in this is the notion that all published evidence reflects the truth that underlies the biology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology of our health.

This is not the...


Oct 4, 2018

There is nothing mysterious about the chemistry of the cerebrospinal fluid. Cells. Protein. Glucose. But the interplay of these unique components can give you incredible insight into the state of the central nervous system. This week, we revisit a prior episode where Dr. Mike Rubenstein reviews his approach...


Sep 27, 2018

When is eye pain an ophthalmological issue, and when is it a neurological issue? This week, neuro-ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist Dr. Ahmara Ross simplifies ocular pain for the day-to-day neurologist.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Ahmara Ross. Music by Yan Terrien, Unheard Music Concepts, Steve Combs, and...


Sep 20, 2018

Apomorphine has a more than 20 year history as a therapeutic adjunct in the management of idiopathic Parkinson Disease. And yet, no randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial to show for it.

As of July 2018, now there is. In this week's episode of BrainWaves, Dr. Siegler discusses the relevance, the strengths,...