Tremor

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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 813 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dose-escalation study of octanoic acid in patients with essential tremor.
 

Author(s): Bernhard Voller, Emily Lines, Gayle McCrossin, Sule Tinaz, Codrin Lungu, George Grimes, Judith Starling, Gopal Potti, Peter Buchwald, Dietrich Haubenberger, Mark Hallett

Journal: J. Clin. Invest.. 2016 Apr;126(4):1451-7.

 

Recently, 1-octanol has been shown to have efficacy in treating patients with essential tremor (ET). The primary metabolite of 1-octanol is octanoic acid (OA), which is now thought to be the active substance that mediates tremor suppression. Our aim was to describe the maximum tolerated ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2016

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Laryngoscopy evaluation protocol for the differentiation of essential and dystonic voice tremor.
 

Author(s): Bruno Teixeira de Moraes, Noemi Grigoletto de Biase

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;82(1):88-96.

 

Although syndromes that cause voice tremor have singular characteristics, the differential diagnosis of these diseases is a challenge because of the overlap of the existing signs and symptoms.

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2016

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Impact of an Interdisciplinary Deep Brain Stimulation Screening Model on Post-Surgical Complications in Essential Tremor Patients.
 

Author(s): Masa-aki Higuchi, Dan D Topiol, Bilal Ahmed, Hokuto Morita, Samuel Carbunaru, Christopher W Hess, Dawn Bowers, Herbert E Ward, Lisa R Warren, Meredith M DeFranco, Michelle S Troche, Shankar J Kulkarni, Erin Hastings, Kelly D Foote, Michael S Okun, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez

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To investigate the relationship of our interdisciplinary screening process on post-operative unintended hospitalizations and quality of life.

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2015

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The terms "Tremor" returned 71 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome.
 

Author(s): Paul J Hagerman, Randi J Hagerman

Journal: Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci.. 2015 Mar;1338():58-70.

 

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) is a late-onset neurodegenerative disorder that affects some but not all carriers of small, noncoding CGG-repeat expansions (55-200 repeats; premutation) within the fragile X gene (FMR1). Principal features of FXTAS include intention ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2015

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Neuroimaging essentials in essential tremor: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Sarvi Sharifi, Aart J Nederveen, Jan Booij, Anne-Fleur van Rootselaar

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Essential tremor is regarded to be a disease of the central nervous system. Neuroimaging is a rapidly growing field with potential benefits to both diagnostics and research. The exact role of imaging techniques with respect to essential tremor in research and clinical practice is ...

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Essential Tremor and Parkinsonian Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tremor; Essential Tremor; Parkinson Disease; Radiosurgery; Quality of Life

 

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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Effects of Octanoic Acid for Treatment of Essential Voice Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Voice Tremor; Vocal Tremor; Voice Tremor; Essential Tremor of Voice

 

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2016

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