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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...

2012-04-10 09:08:59

Persistent ocular tremors that prevent eye stability during fixation appear to be common among patients with Parkinson disease (PD) suggesting that precise oculomotor testing could provide an early physiological biomarker for diagnosing PD, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Neurology, a JAMA Network publication. "Although a number of studies describe various oculomotor abnormalities in subjects with PD, conflicts about the specific deficits remain," writes George...

2012-03-27 10:43:08

Deep brain stimulation allows surgeons to control tremors with brain ℠pacemaker´ For nearly 30 years, Tom Rogers´ left hand would shake when he tried to use it, making even simple tasks such as drinking a glass of water, writing a check, or making a sandwich challenging. The tremor eventually became so disruptive that he lost use of his dominant hand. Rogers sought care and learned that his tremor was a symptom of Parkinson´s disease, yet felt he was suffering from...

2012-03-25 23:02:04

Accomplished watercolor artist Fred Ekman, who has essential tremor, has donated works from his collection for a silent auction and fundraiser to support essential tremor research. Works from Ekman´s collection will be available for bidding in the silent auction on March 31, 2012, 1-5 PM, at the Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross, CA. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) http://www.essentialtremor.org hosts the Art in the Garden...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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