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He took real world technology used in industry and formatted it for human use to calm hand tremors. Hear how Dr. Leo Nguyen, associate professor of mechanical engineering at California State University, used his expertise to create the Tremelo hand-stabilizing device. He is the founder of Five Microns.
(Nature Neuroscience, March 18, 2021) Cannabinoids reduce tremor associated with motor disorders induced by injuries and neurodegenerative disease. Here we show that this effect is mediated by cannabinoid receptors on astrocytes in the ventral horn of the spinal cord, where alternating limb movements are initiated. We first demonstrate that tremor is reduced in a mouse […]
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the U.S. launch of NeuroSphere™ Virtual Clinic, a first-of-its-kind technology that allows patients to communicate with physicians, ensure proper settings and functionality, and receive new treatment settings remotely as needed. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic has the […]
Mark Honeyman went from being an only child to having 7 siblings and 37 nieces and nephews. Adopted at birth, he started a search for his birth parents several years ago to learn where his essential tremor came from. That led him on a journey with many twists and turns, and fascinating stories. He says […]
Shaky hands are not a sign of aging. And a shaky head is not a sure sign of Parkinson’s disease. An involuntary shaking of the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk can be a sign of essential tremor (ET). ET is one of the most common movement disorders in the world, and the most common […]
Sage 324 is an oral investigational drug which is thought to enhance the activity of GABA receptors in the brain tremor, having the potential to modulate electrical fluctuations and reduce the abnormal movements in essential tremor. Listen to this podcast with Helen Colquhoun , VP of Development with Sage Therapeutics.
Learn how a DaTscan can help neurologists understand the cause of a patient’s tremors. Mark Hibberd, global head of medical services and chief medical officer of pharmaceutical diagnostics with GE Healthcare, explains.