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

Essential Tremor.
 

Author(s): Dietrich Haubenberger, Mark Hallett

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2018 08;379(6):596-597.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Jaw tremor: a manifestation of vascular parkinsonism? - a case report.
 

Author(s): Thilini B Udagedara, Inuka Kishara Gooneratne

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Vascular Parkinsonism (VP) is a heterogeneous group of conditions that manifest clinically in parkinsonian features, but are presumably of vascular cause. It is usually bilateral, non-tremulous, and frequently associated with pyramidal signs. Classically VP is described as lower body ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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The terms "Tremor" returned 94 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound Neurosurgery for Essential Tremor: A Health Technology Assessment.
 

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The standard treatment option for medication-refractory essential tremor is invasive neurosurgery. A new, noninvasive alternative is magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) neurosurgery. We aimed to determine the effectiveness, safety, and cost-effectiveness of MRgFUS ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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Pathogenesis of Primary Orthostatic Tremor: Current Concepts and Controversies.
 

Author(s): Abhishek Lenka, Pramod Kumar Pal, Danish Ejaz Bhatti, Elan D Louis

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Orthostatic tremor (OT), a rare and complex movement disorder, is characterized by rapid tremor of both legs and the trunk while standing. These disappear while the patient is either lying down or walking. OT may be idiopathic/primary or it may coexist with several neurological conditions ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Clinical Study to Evaluate CAD-1883 in Essential Tremor
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2018

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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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