Latest Essential tremor Stories

2010-03-19 12:45:00

Using mild electrical signals to stimulate the brain has helped one musician overcome the neurological condition that prevented him from playing the violin, and experts say that the treatment -- known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) -- can be effective for many individuals suffering from essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, and epilepsy.

2010-03-04 04:16:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Company Recognized for Ground-Breaking Work in the Field of Deep Brain Stimulation Medtronic, Inc.

2009-11-02 14:42:58

Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) offers a less invasive way to eliminate tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor than deep brain stimulation (DBS) and radiofrequency (RF) treatments, and is as effective.

2009-09-01 16:46:09

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida and their collaborators worldwide have discovered that a single gene promotes development of essential tremor in some patients and Parkinson's disease in others.

2009-04-09 16:49:00

Olympic Cyclist Davis Phinney, Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease at A Young Age, Tells His Story about Battling The Disease MINNEAPOLIS, April 09 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medtronic, Inc.

2009-04-06 15:50:00

Agreement opens clear path to NDA for early diagnosis of Parkinsonian Syndromes HOPKINTON, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-02-03 13:40:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALSE), announced today that it has completed enrollment in the first stage of the Altropane Parkinson's or Essential Tremor (POET-2) Phase III clinical program.

2009-02-02 08:41:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, February 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from deCODE genetics (Nasdaq:DCGN) today report the discovery of the first variation in the sequence of the human genome ever shown to confer increased risk of essential tremor.

2005-06-24 14:55:00

For people with the common movement disorder known as essential tremor, simple tasks requiring fine motor coordination become increasingly difficult, sometimes even impossible.

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