Tara Haelle

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Ethical Challenges of Nusinersen: Considerations When Counseling on Treatment

Ethical Challenges of Nusinersen: Considerations When Counseling on Treatment

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Although regarded as a miracle drug to some, nusinersen comes with some troublesome strings attached.

Emerging Innovations in Parkinson Disease Treatment: Q&A With Dr Matthew Brodsky

Emerging Innovations in Parkinson Disease Treatment: Q&A With Dr Matthew Brodsky

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Surgical interventions for Parkinson disease are experiencing a swell in innovation, thanks in part to the entry of two additional medical device companies into a field previously dominated by one company.

The Consequences of Compensation in Autism

The Consequences of Compensation in Autism

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Although compensating for their difficulties may help people with ASD connect with others, get jobs, and successfully navigate social situations, accumulating research suggests it can also lead to exhaustion, burnout, anxiety, and depression.

Neurosurgery in Parkinson Disease: A Brief History and Look Forward

Neurosurgery in Parkinson Disease: A Brief History and Look Forward

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Although deep brain stimulation, similar to all Parkinson disease therapies, cannot cure, modify, or slow progression of the disease, some recent research suggests that the symptom alleviation and quality-of-life improvement it provides might lead to mild improvements in longevity.

Hepatitis C May Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Hepatitis C May Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease

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Patients with hepatitis C were 29% more likely to develop Parkinson's after accounting for age, sex and other health conditions.

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