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Jun 11, 2012

1) Progesterone versus placebo therapy for women with epilepsy and 2) Topic of the month: Memory. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Dr. Andy Herzog about his paper on progesterone versus placebo therapy for women with epilepsy. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myotonia congenita. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Dean Buonomano about bedside testing of memory. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Herzog, Clardy, Burns and Buonomano.Dr. Herzog serves as an editorial board member of Epilepsy & Behavior.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Buonomano receives royalties from the publication of the book Brain Bugs: How the brain's flaws shape our lives.