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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Tremor" returned 901 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Usefulness of F-18 FP-CIT PET to predict dopamine-responsive hand tremor in patients other than Parkinson's disease: Two case reports.
 

Author(s): Kwang Jae Yu, Byung Joo Lee, Jin Han, Donghwi Park

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(22):e10983.

 

Treating the patients with hand tremors is clinically difficult, because a wide range of disorders can result in hand tremors. Therefore, when treatment for hand tremors begins, various pharmacological options have to be considered. In clinical practice, a practical approach is to ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A digital assessment system for evaluating kinetic tremor in essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.
 

Author(s): Po-Chieh Lin, Kai-Hsiang Chen, Bing-Shiang Yang, Yu-Jung Chen

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Spiral drawing on papers is a common tremor evaluation tool for diagnosing patients with essential tremor (ET) or Parkinson's disease (PD). No standard drawing methods and parameters that use graphic tablets are yet available for objective evaluation.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Disabling tremor induced by long-term use of sodium valproate and lamotrigine: Case report.
 

Author(s): Zhong-Fang He, Jun Chen, Chao-Ning Zhou, Zhi Rao, Xiao-Hua Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(47):e8711.

 

Sodium valproate (VPA) and lamotrigine (LTG) are widely used antiepileptic drugs, disabling postural, and action tremors after using LTG with VPA were reported in 1993. However, in this study, we describe a patient in whom disabling resting-type tremor induced by 2-year use of VPA and LTG.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Tremor" returned 90 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Essential tremor.
 

Author(s): Lorraine N Clark, Elan D Louis

Journal: Handb Clin Neurol. 2018 ;147():229-239.

 

Essential tremor (ET) is one of the most common neurologic disorders, and genetic factors are thought to contribute significantly to disease etiology. There has been a relative lack of progress in understanding the genetic etiology of ET. This could reflect a number of factors, including ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Botulinum Toxin in Management of Limb Tremor.
 

Author(s): Elina Zakin, David Simpson

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Essential tremor is characterized by persistent, usually bilateral and symmetric, postural or kinetic activation of agonist and antagonist muscles involving either the distal or proximal upper extremity. Quality of life is often affected and one's ability to perform daily tasks becomes ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome.
 

Author(s): Gry Hoem, Jeanette Koht

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Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) is a hereditary neurodegenerative disorder caused by a mutation on the X chromosome. The major signs and symptoms are tremor, ataxia and parkinsonism. Up to one in 2 000 persons over 50 years of age will develop the syndrome. There ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Demand-driven Management of Essential Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2018

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Responsive Deep Brain Stimulator for Essential Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2018

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Last Updated: 7 Mar 2018

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