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    • Deep Brain Stimulation: A New Treatment Shows Promise in the Most Difficult Cases

    • By: Jamie Talan
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There are disorders that defy treatment with prescribed pharmaceuticals: a man's hands shake so hard that he cannot hold anything; a woman is mired in severe inescapable depression. For these patients and others, an alternative is emerging: deep brain stimulation. In this fascinating and timely investigation, well-known science writer Jamie Talan explains a cutting-edge medical development that is surprising and impressing researchers around the world.

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