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

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

Long-term tremor therapy for Parkinson and essential tremor with sensor-guided botulinum toxin type A injections.
 

Author(s): Olivia Samotus, Jack Lee, Mandar Jog

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Current pharmacological agents used to treat Parkinson disease (PD) tremor and essential tremor (ET) provide suboptimal benefit and are commonly associated with significant adverse effects. Botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) has been shown to be effective for wrist tremor though functionally ...

Last Updated: 6 Jun 2017

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Tremor stability index: a new tool for differential diagnosis in tremor syndromes.
 

Author(s): Lazzaro di Biase, John-Stuart Brittain, Syed Ahmar Shah, David J Pedrosa, Hayriye Cagnan, Alexandre Mathy, Chiung Chu Chen, Juan Francisco Martín-Rodríguez, Pablo Mir, Lars Timmerman, Petra Schwingenschuh, Kailash Bhatia, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Peter Brown

Journal: Brain. 2017 Jul;140(7):1977-1986.

 

See Vidailhet et al. (doi:10.1093/brain/awx140) for a scientific commentary on this article.Misdiagnosis among tremor syndromes is common, and can impact on both clinical care and research. To date no validated neurophysiological technique is available that has proven to have good ...

Last Updated: 1 May 2017

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A computerized tablet system for evaluating treatment of essential tremor by magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound.
 

Author(s): Fred Tam, Yuexi Huang, Michael L Schwartz, Tom A Schweizer, Kullervo Hynynen, Simon J Graham

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Transcranial magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound is an emerging technology under evaluation for treatment of essential tremor, a prevalent movement disorder. A qualitative evaluation is performed by a clinician periodically during the procedure to maximize treatment effects ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2017

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The terms "Tremor" returned 75 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

What has been learned from mouse models of the Fragile X Premutation and Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome?
 

Author(s): Molly M Foote, Milo Careaga, Robert F Berman

Journal: Clin Neuropsychol. 2016 Aug;30(6):960-72.

 

To describe in this review how research using mouse models developed to study the Fragile X premutation (PM) and Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) have contributed to understanding these disorders. PM carriers bear an expanded CGG trinucleotide repeat on the Fragile ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2016

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Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of uncommon tremor syndromes.
 

Author(s): Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, Michael S Okun

Journal: Expert Rev Neurother. 2016 Aug;16(8):983-97.

 

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has become a standard therapy for the treatment of select cases of medication refractory essential tremor and Parkinson's disease however the effectiveness and long-term outcomes of DBS in other uncommon and complex tremor syndromes has not been well established. ...

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2016

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Rational search for genes in familial cortical myoclonic tremor with epilepsy, clues from recent advances.
 

Author(s): Zhi-dong Cen, Fei Xie, Jian-feng Xiao, Wei Luo

Journal: Seizure. 2016 Jan;34():83-9.

 

Familial cortical myoclonic tremor with epilepsy (FCMTE) is an autosomal dominant epilepsy syndrome with considerable clinical and genetic heterogeneity. The most important clinical manifestations include adult onset, cortical myoclonic tremor, with or without epileptic seizures. ...

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2016

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A Study to Evaluate SAGE-217 in Subjects With Essential Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2017

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Demand-driven Management of Essential Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 24 May 2017

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Responsive Deep Brain Stimulator for Essential Tremor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Essential Tremor

 

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2017

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