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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Apr 25, 2019

For patients who survive cardiopulmonary arrest, but do not wake up, neurologists are called to the bedside to prognosticate. And the question of 'How much will this patient recover?' is not unlike 'What is the benefit of aggressive therapy to await possible recovery?' In that way, you might consider neurologists to be...

Apr 18, 2019

In medicine, less is more.


In this week's program, Dr. Igor Rybinnik of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School shares what he's learned when it comes to overtreating patients.

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Apr 11, 2019

When it comes to managing patients with epilepsy, there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach. And it would be wrong to assume you could treat a woman the same way you would treat a man. There are a number of special considerations to keep in mind--especially birth control and pregnancy. Not to mention the increase risk of...

Apr 4, 2019

A low salt diet can reduce your risk of hypertension. A low carb diet can reduce your risk of diabetes. But is there a diet out there which can lower your risk of neurologic disease? Specifically, dementia? The answer is...maybe?

This week on the program we work our way up the food chain describing the vital...