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2014-09-17 00:21:05

Vercise DBS System is the First DBS System Offering Precise Neural Targeting and a 25-Year Battery Life MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark for the Vercise(TM) Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System for the treatment of tremor, including the most common form of this movement disorder known as essential tremor (ET). Tremor is characterized by involuntary and rhythmic shaking, usually associated with difficulty in an...

2014-03-31 23:26:48

Calif. acknowledges the need for greater awareness of the neurological condition that affects 10 million Americans. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 As part of National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) is delighted to announce that Senator Bill Monning has officially proclaimed the state’s support of Essential Tremor Awareness Month, joining others nationwide in recognizing the need to learn more and seek greater understanding of a...

2014-03-23 23:04:12

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Cleveland, Ohio on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Cleveland Airport Marriott located at 4277 West 150th Street. The program will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., with a question and answer session with...

2014-03-16 23:04:25

Northern Alabama Support Groups walk to raise essential tremor awareness. Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, an important time to increase awareness about essential tremor (ET) and provide helpful information to those that have or might have ET. Although the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will work throughout the month of March to raise awareness of ET in the global community, the IETF has designated Saturday, March...

2014-03-12 23:31:55

Detroit area support group walks to raise essential tremor awareness. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, an important time to increase awareness about essential tremor (ET) and provide helpful information to those that have or might have ET. Although the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will work throughout the month of March to raise awareness of ET in the global community, the IETF has designated Saturday, March 22, 2014...

2014-03-10 23:01:38

Indianapolis support group walks to raise essential tremor awareness. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, an important time to increase awareness about essential tremor (ET) and provide helpful information to those that have or might have ET. Although the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will work throughout the month of March to raise awareness of ET in the global community, the IETF has designated Saturday, March 22, 2014...

2014-03-05 23:29:53

Crowdfunding initiative will put tremor-canceling Liftware devices into the hands of people in economic hardship who are also struggling with everyday tasks like eating. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Lift Labs, a group of scientists and engineers working to develop new technologies for people with Essential Tremor (ET) and Parkinson’s disease, today launched March Match, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in honor of National Essential Tremor Awareness Month. Through March...

2014-03-05 23:02:30

Governor of Connecticut acknowledges the need for greater awareness of the neurological condition that affects 10 million Americans. Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As part of National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) is delighted to announce that Dannel Malloy, governor of Conn., has officially proclaimed the state’s support of Essential Tremor Awareness Month; joining others nationwide in recognizing the need to learn more...

2014-03-04 23:02:28

Researchers from Université Laval and CHU de Québec have found high levels of a certain protein in individuals affected by essential tremor, a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions. This discovery is very timely as March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month in the U.S. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 A team of researchers from Université Laval and CHU de Québec identified unusually high levels of a certain protein in the brains of people...

2014-03-03 23:02:04

A Crowdfunding Initiative to Put Tremor-canceling Liftware Devices into the Hands of Those Struggling with Essential Tremor Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Lift Labs, a group of scientists and engineers working to develop new technologies for people with Essential Tremor (ET) and Parkinson’s disease, today launched March Match, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in honor of National Essential Tremor Awareness Month. Through March Match, Lift Labs is matching contributions collected on...


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