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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Jul 11, 2019

In this week's Teaching through Clinical Cases, Dr. Olga Rosenveld Thon (Drexel) walks us through the challenging management decisions that emerge in the care of women with demyelinating disease. Why are women prone to multiple sclerosis? How do pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause influence the disease course--and...


Jun 27, 2019

In episode 142, Jim Siegler is joined by Dr. Deena Kuruvilla (Yale University School of Medicine) to discuss the 5 trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias--what we know about the pathophysiology, the diagnostic criteria, and current and future management strategies.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Deena Kuruvilla. Music...


Jun 20, 2019

You might think George Clooney gets his devilishly handsome smile from well polished genes or a long history of acting lessons. As it turns out, he has mild residual weakness from a remote Bell's Palsy.

In this week's installment of the BrainWaves podcast, we've got even more factoids about the facial nerve as we...


Jun 13, 2019

Things are heating up for BrainWaves this week as we explore an exciting new topic in our digital curriculum: Heat-related illness. From the causes to the manifestation of the various causes of hyperthermia which can ultimately lead to circulatory collapse. But don’t panic. It’s just a podcast.

Produced by James E....


Jun 6, 2019

The first wave of the opioid crisis began in 1991 when physicians began to overprescribe narcotic analgesics for pain. Eventually, addiction led to abuse and the fatality rates began to climb. In response, the US government cracked down on narcotic prescriptions--leading a surge in the price of medical grade opioids. By...