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

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The terms "Tremor" returned 663 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Distinguishing the central drive to tremor in Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.
 

Author(s): John-Stuart Brittain, Hayriye Cagnan, Arpan R Mehta, Tabish A Saifee, Mark J Edwards, Peter Brown

Journal: J. Neurosci.. 2015 Jan;35(2):795-806.

 

Parkinson's disease (PD) and essential tremor (ET) are the two most common movement disorders. Both have been associated with similar patterns of network activation leading to the suggestion that they may result from similar network dysfunction, specifically involving the cerebellum. ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2015

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Upper limbs spread of orthostatic tremor following hip replacement surgery.
 

Author(s): Philip B Adebayo, Aysegul Gunduz, Meral E Kiziltan, Gunes Kiziltan

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(4):462-3.

 

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2014

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The nature of tremor circuits in parkinsonian and essential tremor.
 

Author(s): Hayriye Cagnan, Simon Little, Thomas Foltynie, Patricia Limousin, Ludvic Zrinzo, Marwan Hariz, Binith Cheeran, James Fitzgerald, Alexander L Green, Tipu Aziz, Peter Brown

Journal: Brain. 2014 Dec;137(Pt 12):3223-34.

 

Tremor is a cardinal feature of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor, the two most common movement disorders. Yet, the mechanisms underlying tremor generation remain largely unknown. We hypothesized that driving deep brain stimulation electrodes at a frequency closely matching ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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The terms "Tremor" returned 60 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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The differential diagnosis and treatment of tremor.
 

Author(s): Kai Bötzel, Volker Tronnier, Thomas Gasser

Journal: Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2014 Mar;111(13):225-35; quiz 236.

 

Essential tremor is the most common type of tremor, with a prevalence of 0.4% in the overall population and 4-7% in persons over age 65. In general, tremor is so common that patients with tremor are frequently treated not only by neurologists, but also by physicians from other specialties.

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2014

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The treatment of tremor.
 

Author(s): Susanne A Schneider, Günther Deuschl

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2014 Jan;11(1):128-38.

 

Tremor is a hyperkinetic movement disorder characterized by rhythmic oscillations of one or more body parts. It can be disabling and may impair quality of life. Various etiological subtypes of tremor are recognized, with essential tremor (ET) and Parkinsonian tremor being the most ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2014

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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: 18 Aug 2014

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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: 27 Dec 2013

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The Essential Tremor (ET) and Parkinson Disease (PD) Tremor Acute Stimulation Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor; Parkinson Disease

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2013

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