Latest Tremor Stories

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.

2009-07-10 06:25:00

A spike in mysterious underground rumblings observed on a section of the San Andreas fault near Parkfield, California, could indicate a build-up of stress and an increased likelihood of a major earthquake.

2009-07-09 09:05:30

A clinical report from Dresden supports the impression that “Spice Gold” is strongly addictive. In the current edition of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arzteblatt Int 2009: 106[27]: 464-7), Ulrich S. Zimmermann, from Dresden Technical University, and his colleagues describe a young man who developed physical withdrawal symptoms after regular consumption of this designer drug, accompanied by a dependence syndrome.

2009-06-23 16:16:08

U.S. scientists say they have genetically engineered mice to reproduce many of the non-motor symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease in humans. Emory University researchers said the classic symptoms of Parkinson's disease involve tremor, stiffness and slow movements.

2009-05-19 13:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New data demonstrate that maintenance therapy with RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment (RLAT) significantly delayed the time to relapse compared to placebo in patients with Bipolar I Disorder.

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.

2009-02-19 05:00:00

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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.

2009-01-19 12:13:00

Researchers in Alabama say electronic deep brain stimulation is effective in both older and younger people who have Parkinson's disease. Researchers at the University of Alabama in Birmingham spent six years studying 255 Parkinson's patients, including older patients who had previously been excluded from such research, The Birmingham (Ala.) News reported Monday. Implanting electrodes to stimulate the brain proved significant for a wide range of patients who no longer responded well to...

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