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

Altered Functional Connectivity in Essential Tremor: A Resting-State fMRI Study.
 

Author(s): Julián Benito-León, Elan D Louis, Juan Pablo Romero, Juan Antonio Hernández-Tamames, Eva Manzanedo, Juan Álvarez-Linera, Félix Bermejo-Pareja, Ignacio Posada, Eduardo Rocon

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(49):e1936.

 

Essential tremor (ET) has been associated with a spectrum of clinical features, with both motor and nonmotor elements, including cognitive deficits. We employed resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to assess whether brain networks that might be involved in the ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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Efficacy and Safety of Topiramate for Essential Tremor: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
 

Author(s): Kuo-Hsuan Chang, Shu-Hui Wang, Ching-Chi Chi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Oct;94(43):e1809.

 

Essential tremor (ET) is the most common movement disorder that is frequently treated by propranolol or primidone. However, 30% of patients with ET do not respond to either propranolol or primidone. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of topiramate for ...

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2015

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Quantitative Assessment of Parkinsonian Tremor Based on an Inertial Measurement Unit.
 

Author(s): Houde Dai, Pengyue Zhang, Tim C Lueth

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Quantitative assessment of parkinsonian tremor based on inertial sensors can provide reliable feedback on the effect of medication. In this regard, the features of parkinsonian tremor and its unique properties such as motor fluctuations and dyskinesia are taken into account. Least-square-estimation ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2015

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The terms "Tremor" returned 70 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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MR-guided focused ultrasound: a new generation treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and neuropathic pain.
 

Author(s): Pawel Piotr Dobrakowski, Agnieszka Kamila Machowska-Majchrzak, Beata Labuz-Roszak, Krzysztof Grzegorz Majchrzak, Ewa Kluczewska, Krystyna Barbara Pierzchała

Journal: Interv Neuroradiol. ;20(3):275-82.

 

The application of high intense focused ultrasound (HIFU) is currently the subject of many experimental and clinical trials. The combination of HIFU with MRI guidance known as MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) appears to be particularly promising to ablate tissues located deep ...

Last Updated: 30 Jun 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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