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2011-06-29 09:03:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The last ten years have been challenging for Billy R. Williams of Fort Valley, Virginia.

2011-06-28 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare today announced the availability of DaTscan(TM) (Ioflupane I 123 Injection), in more than 80 hospitals across the US.

2011-06-23 22:53:00

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have developed a novel iPhone application that may enable persons with Parkinson's disease and certain other neurological conditions to use the ubiquitous devices to collect data on hand and arm tremors and relay the results to medical personnel.

2011-04-22 10:01:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "My sister Janet Reno has Parkinson's. My younger brother has Parkinson's. I have essential tremor.

2011-04-07 16:02:03

Deep brain stimulation, a surgical procedure to suppress faulty nerve signals, allowed 77 percent of patients to stop the medications used to treat their essential tremors within one year following the surgery, University of South Florida researchers report.

2011-03-09 13:01:34

Implanting electrodes into a pea-sized part of the brain can dramatically improve life for people with severe cervical dystonia – a rare but extremely debilitating condition that causes painful, twisting neck muscle spasms.

2011-03-09 10:21:00

Noninvasive, deep brain therapy could benefit patients worldwide CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new chapter in medical history opened days ago when noninvasive MR-guided focused ultrasound was used to successfully treat a patient with essential tremor (ET), a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions of people worldwide and causes involuntary shaking of the hands, head, face, eyelids, voice or other muscles.

2010-10-04 19:36:13

Sensitive new quantitive methods could be used to detect small signs of increased tremor and impaired motor skills caused by exposure to certain metals, and to follow up the treatment of neurological disorders.


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