Latest Essential tremor Stories
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.
MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Company Recognized for Ground-Breaking Work in the Field of Deep Brain Stimulation Medtronic, Inc.
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) offers a less invasive way to eliminate tremors caused by Parkinsonâ€™s disease and essential tremor than deep brain stimulation (DBS) and radiofrequency (RF) treatments, and is as effective.
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.
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.
Agreement opens clear path to NDA for early diagnosis of Parkinsonian Syndromes HOPKINTON, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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.
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.
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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