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Glioblastoma

About two weeks ago, Senator John McCain’s office disclosed that the 80-year-old politician from Arizona had been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor called glioblastoma. Senator McCain joins the tens of thousands of Americans...

First seizure of life

Don’t freak out, but 8-10% of Americans will have at least one seizure in their lifetime. That being said, there is a less than 3% chance of developing epilepsy. The question is, who makes...

Drug-Induced Parkinsonism

Joining me for this episode is Sneha Mantri, a fellow in movement disorders. So naturally, she specializes in abnormal movements–including abnormally minimal movements. This is the focus of our discussion today, specifically regarding Parkinsonism...

The “I Wonder” series

Most of the episodes produced on BrainWaves have something to do with neurology or medicine or stroke–which is my favorite subject. But sometimes we derail into segues on the history medicine and other disciplines...