Tremor News

Researchers developing alternative treatment for essential tremor

4 Jun 2015

Essential tremor is a neurological disorder that causes rhythmic shaking, and currently, deep brain stimulation is an FDA-approved method for treating people with essential tremor. Now researchers from the University of Washington are working with the Activa PC+S Deep Brain Stimulation system for an alternate treatment.

The Daily - University of Washington

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

15 May 2015

Symptoms of tremor may be physiological or pathological and can display varying degrees of severity, writes Dr Suneeta Kochhar.

GP Online

International Essential Tremor Foundation Releases New iPhone/Android App

14 Apr 2015

The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) has teamed with OrgHunter, a leading charity database resource for non-profit organizations, to release its first free iOS and Android app for essential tremor (ET) patients. OrgHunter's platform will empower the IETF to gain visibility based on its unique charity attributes in today’s vast mobile app domain.


The Readi-Steadi Glove could help millions who suffer from debilitating tremors

11 Feb 2015

Weighted glove could be a solution to counter uncontrollable tremors in the hands.


Join the International Essential Tremor Foundation this March to Celebrate National Essential Tremor Awareness Month

5 Feb 2015

This March, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) invites the community of Redding, Calif. to celebrate National Essential Tremor Awareness Month by hosting a fundraising walk on Saturday, March 14, 2015.


International Essential Tremor Foundation to Host First-ever Essential Tremor Expo in Phoenix

20 Jan 2015

Essential Tremor patients and their family and friends from across the nation will join together to get a first-hand look at the ins and outs of essential tremor, a neurological condition affecting 10 million Americans, through hands-on exhibits and presentations from experts.


Study shows innovative use of smartwatch in diagnosis of tremors

15 Jan 2015

Researchers from the University of Calgary have demonstrated that tremors can be accurately diagnosed and assessed using a smartwatch.

Promising new hybrid therapy for treatment of tremors

11 Dec 2014

Clinical trials have begun for a therapy that could make a big difference for those living with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor disorder.  London-based Movement Disorders Diagnostic Technologies Inc. (MDDT) has created a first-of-its-kind technology developed from London Movement Disorder Centre research being done at University Hospital.

CTV News - London