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April 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Fishing for Answers, and Hope in Battle With Rare Disease

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Ed Shawley had to give up fishing to search for answers and help for a rare neurodegenerative condition called multiple system atrophy, which he describes as being like having ALS, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease all wrapped up into one. 

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Tags: Multiple System Atrophy, Neurologic Diseases, Neurology

November 20, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The Big Screen Through a Neurologist’s Lens

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

You’re deep into the movie, soaking in a dramatic moment, when the guy sitting next to you whispers, “That’s a classic response to the typical manifestation of those comorbidities.” (Wha?) Okay, so maybe that’s just how we imagined it might be watching a movie with a neurologist/film critic. But that’s not the feeling you get from […]

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Tags: Dr. Eelco Wijdicks, Movies and Medicine, Neurologic Diseases

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