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2013-09-05 23:30:15

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Greensboro, NC on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). On Thursday, September 19, 2013 the IETF will visit the Greensboro Marriott Downtown, located at 1304 N. Greene St. The program will run from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a question and answer session with the...

2013-08-30 23:17:41

Brad Carter's recent brain surgery has given him hope that he will be able to achieve a life-long dream of recording a studio album. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Millions watched as local musician and actor Brad Carter was required to remain awake during a seven-hour brain surgery at UCLA. Brad played his guitar in the operating room enabling surgeons to position and adjust an electrode being placed into his Thalamus to help control his tremors. A musician most of...

2013-08-28 23:32:12

Understanding Essential Tremor Seminar: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a seminar in Provo, UT on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). On Thursday, September 12, 2013 the IETF will visit the Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, located at 101 W. 100 North. The program will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a question and answer...

2013-06-18 23:27:25

Funding the Scientific Research That May Find a Cure for Millions Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Essential tremor (ET) is the most common of all movements disorders, affecting an estimated 10 million people in the United States, and millions more worldwide. At this time there is no clear understanding what causes ET, there are no medications specifically designed to treat it and there is no cure. Tulips for Tremor© is the International Essential Tremor Foundation´s annual...

2013-06-06 23:26:41

Research grants are awarded to scientists investigating essential tremor, a neurological movement disorder affecting more than 10 million Americans. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will fund three essential tremor (ET) research grants totaling nearly $85,000 this year. Grant funding was provided to the IETF from its own members, people directly affected by this life-altering neurological condition. “The IETF and Board of...

2013-05-29 23:31:26

New GreatNonprofits.org award is based on positive online reviews. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2013 Nonprofit,” says Catherine Rice, IETF executive director. “The IETF is a voice for those with essential tremor...

2013-05-10 23:28:53

The emotional and psychosocial aspects of essential tremor Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 As part of its ongoing mission to broaden awareness and understanding about essential tremor (ET) among the medical community and the public at large, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) has released a new video centering on the emotional and psychosocial aspects of the ET, a neurological disorder that affects approximately 10 million people of all age groups in the United States, and...

2013-05-07 23:33:21

The IETF proudly presents a new video that demonstrates to healthcare providers and the general public the emotional toll this neurological condition has on the more than 10 million Americans affected. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 As part of its ongoing mission to broaden awareness and understanding about essential tremor (ET) among the medical community and the public at large, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) has released a new video centering on the emotional and...


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