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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Apr 27, 2017

Yes! Finally an episode dedicated entirely to caffeine! And just how wonderful it is. ...and how wonderful it may not be. In this installment of BrainWaves, you'll hear about how fantastic and how frightful this chemical can be. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should...


Apr 13, 2017

"Though this be madness, yet there is method in't." Shakespeare didn't know it, but he was already talking about thymectomy in Hamlet. In this week's BrainWaves episode, you'll hear about the pharmacologic fundamentals, and the most recent guidelines for treatment of myasthenia. BrainWaves podcasts and online content...


Nov 17, 2016

Like many other diseases of the nervous system, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is not a diagnosis you want to receive in the neurology clinic. But once the diagnosis is made, quality of life supersedes quantity of life. Many academic and private hospitals provide a multi-disciplinary ALS clinic to meet the needs of...


Sep 22, 2016

There's more to epilepsy than AED titration. (Shocking, I know.) Especially in women, management is undeniably complex. For example, the same enzymatic machinery used to metabolize AEDs is also used to break down estrogen-containing oral contraceptives--an interaction that could literally open a Pandora's box...


Jul 21, 2016

How much can a picture mean to a patient? How much can it mean to a provider? And what if that picture is an MRI, instead of a photograph? In this episode of our Humanities section, we deliver 2 perspectives on imaging in patient care. On the one hand, MRI and CT scan can tell you a lot about a patient's medical history...