Patients with ALS have a uniformly fatal disease, and one might worry that ALS patients are even more prone to the therapeutic misconception. In this video, panelists discuss evidence for therapeutic misconception in ALS trials.
Neurologists who treat epilepsy face substantial difficulty distinguishing "true" seizures caused by abnormal electrical discharges from seizures that are caused by psychological factors (psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, or PNES).
New Scientist Sergio Canavero says the plan to perform a human head transplant is on track after successful experiments on monkeys and mice. Others believe his premature disclosure is unorthodox. Center of Bioethics faculty member Dr. Thomas Cochrane is quoted.
When to approach a colleague or a superior, how to, and what the consequences can be. In this webcast, Center faculty member J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD helps us navigate this treacherous area of the medical profession.