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2014-09-09 12:28:04

- Only 28% of Parkinson's patients are currently receiving care from a Parkinson's specialist NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent survey of more than 1,500 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, caregivers and physicians reveals that information and specialized care can help patients become more engaged in their own treatment and in the Parkinson's community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144393 "When patients get to the right doctor, it...

2014-06-11 08:28:27

DATA FROM KINECT 1 AND KINECT 2 TARDIVE DYSKINESIA STUDIES SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) today announced that on June 11, 2014, two scientific posters associated with its study of NBI-98854 in Phase IIb clinical trials of tardive dyskinesia patients, will be presented at the 2014 Annual Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm Sweden. This annual meeting brings together over 5,000 clinicians and...

2014-05-27 12:30:25

Nationwide strategic health initiative aims to fill in knowledge gaps and connect patients and caregivers to local resources and one-on-one support NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and AbbVie announced the launch of Partners in Parkinson's, a new strategic health initiative offering comprehensive support to help people with Parkinson's disease (PD) optimize their care at every stage of the disease. "No two cases of Parkinson's disease are...

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...

2014-03-04 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...

Shake-canceling Spoon Developed To Help Patients That Suffer From Tremors
2014-03-03 10:23:28

[ Watch The Video: Liftware Stops Shakey Hands ] University of Michigan Health System For people whose hands shake uncontrollably due to a medical condition, just eating can be a frustrating and embarrassing ordeal – enough to keep them from sharing a meal with others. But a small new study conducted at the University of Michigan Health System suggests that a new handheld electronic device can help such patients overcome the hand shakes caused by essential tremor, the most...

2014-02-25 08:31:24

DATA FROM KINECT 1 AND KINECT 2 STUDIES WILL BE PRESENTED SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) today announced that two NBI-98854 scientific abstracts have been accepted for the scientific program at the 2014 Annual Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, to be held June 8-12, 2014 in Stockholm Sweden. This annual meeting draws over 5,000 experts from around the world to address current topics related to movement...

2014-02-23 23:03:34

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Spokane, WA on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place during National ET Awareness Month, Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Providence Auditorium located at 20 West 9th Avenue. The program will run from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., with a question and...

2013-11-14 23:34:14

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Austin, Texas on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Renaissance Hotel Austin located at 9721 Arboretum Blvd. The program will run from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., with a question and answer session with...

2013-11-06 23:32:00

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in San Antonio, Texas on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the Marriott San Antonio Northwest located at 3233 NW Loop 410 in San Antonio, Texas. The program will run from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., with a...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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