Tremor

Common Name(s)

Tremor

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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.

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 692 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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Montage matters: the influence of transcranial alternating current stimulation on human physiological tremor.
 

Author(s): Arpan R Mehta, Alek Pogosyan, Peter Brown, John-Stuart Brittain

Journal: Brain Stimul. ;8(2):260-8.

 

Classically, studies adopting non-invasive transcranial electrical stimulation have placed greater importance on the position of the primary "stimulating" electrode than the secondary "reference" electrode. However, recent current density modeling suggests that ascribing a neutral ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2015

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FMRpolyG-positive inclusions in CNS and non-CNS organs of a fragile X premutation carrier with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome.
 

Author(s): Ronald A M Buijsen, Chantal Sellier, Lies-Anne W F M Severijnen, Mustapha Oulad-Abdelghani, Rob F M Verhagen, Robert F Berman, Nicolas Charlet-Berguerand, Rob Willemsen, Renate K Hukema

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Last Updated: 4 Dec 2014

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The terms "Tremor" returned 65 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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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 PierzchaƂa

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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Essential tremor: from bedside to bench and back to bedside.
 

Author(s): Elan D Louis

Journal: Curr. Opin. Neurol.. 2014 Aug;27(4):461-7.

 

The last several years have witnessed a remarkable increase in research on essential tremor, with consequent advances in our understanding of this entity. An attempt to both summarize and frame this work has not been undertaken.

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Essential Tremor and Parkinsonian Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 1 Jun 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: 17 Apr 2015

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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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