Tremor

Common Name(s)

Tremor

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Following organizations serve the condition "Tremor" for support, advocacy or research.

International Essential Tremor Foundation

The International Essential Tremor Foundation is a worldwide organization that funds research to find the cause of essential tremor (ET) that will lead to better treatment and a cure, increases public awareness about ET, and provides educational materials, tools, and support for healthcare providers, the public, and those affected by ET.

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2012

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Movement Disorder Society

The Movement Disorder Society (MDS) is an international professional society of clinicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals, who are interested in Parkinson's disease, related neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, hyperkinetic movement disorders, and abnormalities in muscle tone and motor control.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Tremor" for support, advocacy or research.

International Essential Tremor Foundation

The International Essential Tremor Foundation is a worldwide organization that funds research to find the cause of essential tremor (ET) that will lead to better treatment and a cure, increases public awareness about ET, and provides educational materials, tools, and support for healthcare providers, the public, and those affected by ET.

www.essentialtremor.org

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2012

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Movement Disorder Society

The Movement Disorder Society (MDS) is an international professional society of clinicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals, who are interested in Parkinson's disease, related neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, hyperkinetic movement disorders, and abnormalities in muscle tone and motor control.

http://www.movementdisorders.org/MDS.htm

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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General Resources

Essential Tremor Website

Online source of free educational materials, that include brochures, flyers, webinars, videos, physician referral and support.

Updated 27 Dec 2012

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Blogs

Tremor Talk Blog

Posting of brief entries, links to news, photos, and other conversation pieces to help keep those affected by ET informed of the latest happenings.

Updated 27 Dec 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Tremor" returned 827 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of Medically Refractory Essential Tremor.
 

Author(s): Elan D Louis

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Aug;375(8):792-3.

 

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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A Randomized Trial of Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy for Essential Tremor.
 

Author(s): W Jeffrey Elias, Nir Lipsman, William G Ondo, Pejman Ghanouni, Young G Kim, Wonhee Lee, Michael Schwartz, Kullervo Hynynen, Andres M Lozano, Binit B Shah, Diane Huss, Robert F Dallapiazza, Ryder Gwinn, Jennifer Witt, Susie Ro, Howard M Eisenberg, Paul S Fishman, Dheeraj Gandhi, Casey H Halpern, Rosalind Chuang, Kim Butts Pauly, Travis S Tierney, Michael T Hayes, G Rees Cosgrove, Toshio Yamaguchi, Keiichi Abe, Takaomi Taira, Jin W Chang

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Aug;375(8):730-9.

 

Uncontrolled pilot studies have suggested the efficacy of focused ultrasound thalamotomy with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance for the treatment of essential tremor.

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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Patients with essential tremor can have manual dexterity and attention deficits with no impairments in other cognitive functions.
 

Author(s): Leonardo Mariano Inácio Medeiros, Pollyanna Celso Felipe de Castro, André C Felício, Bárbara Bernardo Queiros, Sonia Maria Cesar Azevedo Silva, Henrique Ballalai Ferraz, Paulo Henrique Ferreira Bertolucci, Vanderci Borges

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2016 Feb;74(2):122-7.

 

Essential tremor (ET) was long believed to be a monosymptomatic disorder. However, studies have evidenced structural changes and attention is now being focused on non-motor symptoms. The objective of the study is to describe and compare ET patients with control groups according to ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2016

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The terms "Tremor" returned 75 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A brain network model explaining tremor in Parkinson's disease.
 

Author(s): Christian Duval, Jean-Francois Daneault, William D Hutchison, Abbas F Sadikot

Journal: Neurobiol. Dis.. 2016 Jan;85():49-59.

 

This paper presents a novel model of tremor in Parkinson's disease (PD) based on extensive literature review as well as novel results stemming from functional stereotactic neurosurgery for the alleviation of tremor in PD. Specifically, evidence that suggests the basal ganglia induces ...

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2015

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Cannabinoids and Tremor Induced by Motor-related Disorders: Friend or Foe?
 

Author(s): Shokouh Arjmand, Zohreh Vaziri, Mina Behzadi, Hassan Abbassian, Gary J Stephens, Mohammad Shabani

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2015 Oct;12(4):778-87.

 

Tremor arises from an involuntary, rhythmic muscle contraction/relaxation cycle and is a common disabling symptom of many motor-related diseases such as Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington disease, and forms of ataxia. In the wake of anecdotal, largely uncontrolled, ...

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2015

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Challenges in essential tremor genetics.
 

Author(s): L N Clark, E D Louis

Journal: Rev. Neurol. (Paris). ;171(6-7):466-74.

 

The field of essential tremor (ET) genetics remains extremely challenging. The relative lack of progress in understanding the genetic etiology of ET, however, does not reflect the lack of a genetic contribution, but rather, the presence of substantial phenotypic and genotypic heterogeneity. ...

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Study to Evaluate SAGE-217 in Subjects With Essential Tremor
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2016

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Demand-driven Management of Essential Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 1 Nov 2016

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Responsive Deep Brain Stimulator for Essential Tremor
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2016

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