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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Jun 28, 2018

That's what the Greeks called it. Madness. In Sanskrit, the term was rabhas, which meant "to do violence". Later, Latin and English translations would give us the present day term for it.


Dr. Krista Rieckert (veterinary medicine) comments on this example of a neurotropic virus that infects humans and...

Jun 21, 2018

This week's clinical case features a complex course of hospital-acquired delirium with an in-depth discussion on antipsychotics. Dr. Ayyappan Venkatraman reviews the pertinent psychopharmacology in dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic signaling.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Unheard Music Concepts, Kevin McLeod,...

Jun 14, 2018

As a pupil of neurology and medicine, I feel like it is my responsibility to cover this topic at least once on the podcast. This topic came to me in a vision. But not one of phosphenes or impaired stereopsis--both of which we'll cover today. This week, we're discussing inflammation of the optic nerve, from...

Jun 7, 2018

Depression and dementia are unfortunately two very common disorders in mental health. But the fact that they occur together is not explained by their overall prevalence. The relationship is a bit more complicated. Joan Dietz joins Jim Siegler in a discussion on how she counters these common conditions.

Produced by James...