Tagged: humanities

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...

The Origins of American Neurology

The past! The infinite greatness of the past! For what is the present, after all, but a growth out of the past? (As a projectile, formed, impelled, passing a certain line, still keeps on,...

Drug-drug interactions in epilepsy

A silent threat. You’d be surprised how often physicians forget the way medicines behave as chemicals in the body. There is no simple rule to follow–every drug has a unique half life, mechanism of...

The Tanzania Experience

FAME. No, I don’t mean the perks of becoming a movie star. I’m talking about the Foundation for African Medicine and Education (FAME), the non-profit hospital and clinic in Karatu, a district in northeastern...