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2013-05-10 23:28:53

The emotional and psychosocial aspects of essential tremor Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 As part of its ongoing mission to broaden awareness and understanding about essential tremor (ET) among the medical community and the public at large, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) has released a new video centering on the emotional and psychosocial aspects of the ET, a neurological disorder that affects approximately 10 million people of all age groups in the United States, and...

2013-05-07 23:33:21

The IETF proudly presents a new video that demonstrates to healthcare providers and the general public the emotional toll this neurological condition has on the more than 10 million Americans affected. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 As part of its ongoing mission to broaden awareness and understanding about essential tremor (ET) among the medical community and the public at large, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) has released a new video centering on the emotional and...

2012-08-03 01:15:40

People suffering from the 'essential tremor' disorder can now be more easily diagnosed Researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine and CHUM hospitals have linked some cases of Essential Tremor (ET) to a specific genetic problem. ET is the most common movement disorder, becoming increasingly frequent with increasing age, which is characterized by an involuntary shaking movement (tremor) that occurs with motion, particularly when doing precise fine...

2012-07-05 06:33:55

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Botox — it´s not just for wrinkles! It´s been known to reduce fine lines, help chronic headaches, and reduce sweating. Now, it can help those suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). According to new research, the Botulinum toxin may help prevent shaking or tremor in the arms and hands of people with MS. "Treatments in use for tremor in MS are not sufficiently effective and new alternatives are needed," study author Anneke van der Walt, MD,...

2012-07-03 10:52:36

Botulinum toxin may help prevent shaking or tremor in the arms and hands of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research published in the July 3, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Treatments in use for tremor in MS are not sufficiently effective and new alternatives are needed," said study author Anneke van der Walt, MD, consultant neurologist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and research fellow with the...


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