Latest Tremor Stories

2011-04-22 10:01:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "My sister Janet Reno has Parkinson's. My younger brother has Parkinson's. I have essential tremor.

2011-04-13 08:02:00

HONOLULU, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GE Healthcare announced interim results of a recently completed randomized study of the impact of DaTscan(TM) SPECT imaging on the clinical management and diagnosis of adult patients who exhibit signs or symptoms of parkinsonian syndromes (PS).

2011-04-07 16:02:03

Deep brain stimulation, a surgical procedure to suppress faulty nerve signals, allowed 77 percent of patients to stop the medications used to treat their essential tremors within one year following the surgery, University of South Florida researchers report.

2011-04-05 07:00:00

MIAMI, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent nationwide survey conducted by the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) revealed 60 percent of Americans would wait to see their doctor if they were experiencing consistent regular tremors -- despite the fact that most of those surveyed (81%) recognized that tremors are an early warning sign of Parkinson's disease (PD). Although men suffer from Parkinson's 1.5-2 times more than females, the men surveyed were more likely to adopt a wait and see...

2010-10-04 19:36:13

Sensitive new quantitive methods could be used to detect small signs of increased tremor and impaired motor skills caused by exposure to certain metals, and to follow up the treatment of neurological disorders.

2010-03-19 12:45:00

Using mild electrical signals to stimulate the brain has helped one musician overcome the neurological condition that prevented him from playing the violin, and experts say that the treatment -- known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) -- can be effective for many individuals suffering from essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, and epilepsy.

2010-01-29 16:31:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S.

2010-01-26 15:12:21

At Scott & White Memorial Hospital, a multi-disciplinary team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, neurophysiologist, neuropsychologists and a movement disorders specialist are offering hope to some Parkinson's patients with a treatment called Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).

2009-12-10 12:11:34

Irregular arm swings while walking could be an early sign of Parkinson's disease.

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