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Latest Tremor Stories

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.

2012-02-21 06:04:24

It’s estimated six million people suffer from Parkinson's disease worldwide. With an estimated 50-60,000 new patients diagnosed each year in the United States alone. Studies now show that hitting the weights may help reduce symptoms of this incurable disease.

2012-01-17 06:20:59

Those suffering from Parkinson's disease have hope for improved quality of life according to results from St. Jude Medical, Inc. which showed that patients treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) experienced better motor function.

2012-01-11 13:59:47

Researchers from the University of Florida and 14 additional medical centers reported results today in the online version of The Lancet Neurology journal indicating that deep brain stimulation — also known as DBS — is effective at improving motor symptoms and quality of life in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease.

2011-12-06 22:55:36

Researchers from the CHUQ research center and Université Laval have discovered the likely cause of essential tremor (ET), a neurological disorder that affects more than 10 million North Americans.

2011-10-20 09:34:14

The American Academy of Neurology is releasing an updated guideline on how to best treat essential tremor, which is the most common type of tremor disorder and is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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