Essential Tremor

Neuromodulation Therapy Gives Relief From Hand Tremor

Neuromodulation Therapy Gives Relief From Hand Tremor

Non-invasive neuromodulation therapy using a custom stimulation pattern provides symptomatic relief from hand tremor in essential tremor.

Connection Between Essential Tremor, Depression Remains Unclear

Connection Between Essential Tremor, Depression Remains Unclear

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Approximately 20% of patients in this cohort were considered clinically depressed based on GDS criteria.

Neurosurgery in Parkinson Disease: A Brief History and Look Forward

Neurosurgery in Parkinson Disease: A Brief History and Look Forward

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Although deep brain stimulation, similar to all Parkinson disease therapies, cannot cure, modify, or slow progression of the disease, some recent research suggests that the symptom alleviation and quality-of-life improvement it provides might lead to mild improvements in longevity.

Long-Term Tremor Reduction With Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy

Long-Term Tremor Reduction With Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy

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The investigators excluded non-responders to MRgFUS, which may have produced an overestimate of the therapy's benefit in the remaining patients.

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound More Cost Effective Treatment for Essential Tremor

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound More Cost Effective Treatment for Essential Tremor

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MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy is more effective than deep brain stimulation and significantly cheaper.

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Improves Essential Tremor

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Improves Essential Tremor

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Patients in the treatment group experienced significant improvements at 3 months and through 12 months.

FDA Approves First Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Essential Tremor

FDA Approves First Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Essential Tremor

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Patients experienced a 50% improvement in tremor and motor function.

Long-Term Lithium Treatment Linked to Increased Dopaminergic Drug Use

Long-Term Lithium Treatment Linked to Increased Dopaminergic Drug Use

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The authors are primarily concerned with the overlap of therapies being used in these patients.

FDA Approves Neurostimulation Device for Parkinson's, Essential Tremor

FDA Approves Neurostimulation Device for Parkinson's, Essential Tremor

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The device was effective on its own in most patients with essential tremor.

Liftware Helps Stabilize Utensils for People with Tremor

Liftware Helps Stabilize Utensils for People with Tremor

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Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, which acquired Lift Labs, has donated more than $50 million to Parkinson's research.

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