Posted on October 5, 2022

Cala Health recently published a post-market surveillance study that demonstrates the long-term efficacy of its wrist-based wearable for people with essential tremor, finding that the device reduced patients’ tremor power by 71%. The Burlingame, California-based company was founded in 2014 as a Stanford University spinout. It makes a wrist-based wearable that uses electrical stimulation to temporarily relieve tremor symptoms.

Posted on August 11, 2022

It was the most meaningful gift Gracie Key has ever received. In 2019, her former teacher gave her a German Shepherd puppy named Saber. Saber became a “Life-Saber” for this Missouri teenager. Saber was not an ordinary pet. He was a service dog, trained to support individuals with disabilities. Gracie’s disability is essential tremor (ET). […]

Posted on June 7, 2022

Janet’s ET Story When I was a little girl, my dad introduced me to a beauty queen. (Her name was Ann Sidney). Dad was friends with her father. He knew it would be good for his shy, young daughter to meet this beautiful woman, who actually went on to become Miss World. Her body measurements […]

By James Keolker,Certified Master Meditation Teacher I am a retired professor standing in front of my class of some 75 seniors at a senior education center. And until recently, I have tried to hide the fact that I have essential tremor in both my hands. I can’t put my hands in my pocket as I […]

By Anthony E. Lang, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C) A number of drugs and illnesses are capable of causing tremor in their own right or worsening tremor in predisposed individuals. All of us have fine tremor, known as physiologic tremor that can be documented with sensitive recording devices. There are many factors capable of accentuating physiologic tremor to […]

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]

Posted on August 10, 2021

By Dr. Albert Fenoy,Director, Deep Brain Stimulation ProgramAssociate Professor, Department of NeurosurgeryMcGovern Medical SchoolThe University of Texas at Houston Patients with essential tremor (ET) usually present with hand tremor, an involuntary shaking of the hands dependent on position. However, head tremor can also develop in the course of ET or present as a singular symptom. […]