Latest Tremor Stories

2008-07-30 06:00:43

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Tremor-Triggered Cave-In Kills Two, Traps Five in NE China colliery"] Tremor-triggered cave-in kills two, traps five in NE China colliery SHENYANG, July 30 (Xinhua) - Two people died and five remain trapped in a tremor-triggered cave-in at a colliery in northeast China's Liaoning Province, authorities said here on Wednesday.

2008-07-01 15:00:10

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease. While I've apparently had the condition for a long time, my posture is the same as it has been for many years. In fact, everything is the same.

2008-06-16 15:00:07

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in June 2005. I take Mirapex, which is prescribed, and co-enzyme Q10, which is not. I read somewhere that Q10 is a good over-the-counter for people with Parkinson's disease.

2008-01-25 09:50:00

Dental amalgam tooth fillings do not adversely affect children's brain development and neurological status, researchers report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.

2006-09-05 10:25:00

More than a year after being diagnosed with a West Nile virus infection, nearly half of the patients have ongoing health issues including fatigue, memory problems, headache, depression and tremor, a new study shows.

2006-08-11 09:41:39

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A strong earthquake was felt in Mexico City on Friday and some buildings were evacuated, witnesses said. The tremor was also felt in the neighboring state of Morelos. The strength of the earthquake was not immediately known or whether there were any casualties.

2005-12-12 16:08:12

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - People with Parkinson's disease showed marked improvement after surgeons implanted in their brains chemical-producing cells taken from the eye of a dead donor, researchers said on Monday.

2005-07-25 14:45:00

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome can be difficult to diagnose and should have guidelines for diagnostic testing, according to a study in the July 26 issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. A second study found chemotherapy aggravated symptoms in one woman's case.

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.

2005-06-22 11:40:00

New guideline from American Academy of Neurology.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.