Posted on March 7, 2024

Dementia may be three times more common among people with essential tremor, a movement disorder that causes involuntary shaking, than the general population, according to research released today, March 6, 2024. The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 76th Annual Meeting taking place April 13–18, 2024, in person in Denver and online.

(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) January 29, 2024 – Fasikl, a Minnesota-based neuro-AI company, announces the completion of two prospective studies for their Felix™ NeuroAI™ Wristband, a wearable technology specifically engineered to offer all-day relief from tremors for adults suffering from a condition known as essential tremor. Results from the studies simultaneously conducted in the United States (US) and […]

Posted on January 8, 2024

BOSTON and SHANGHAI, Jan. 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders characterized by neuronal excitation-inhibition imbalance, today announced an exclusive collaboration and license agreement with Tenacia Biotechnology (Shanghai) Company, Ltd., a China-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical […]

Source: The Mayo Clinic A clinical trial is a research process to find new and better ways to understand, detect, control and treat health conditions. The scientific method is used to find answers to difficult health-related questions. Volunteers are an integral part of the research process. People with a particular disease as well as healthy […]

Posted on October 4, 2023

BOSTON, Oct. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders characterized by neuronal excitation-inhibition imbalance, today provided an update on its clinical portfolio at the company’s R&D Day. Praxis’ leaders were joined by two esteemed […]

Posted on June 15, 2023

June 15, 2023 – By Gina Shaw, Neurology Today The incidence of Parkinson’s disease (PD) in patients with essential tremor (ET) is significantly higher than that reported in historical population-based control groups across numerous countries, according to a prospective longitudinal study published online May 10 in Neurology: Clinical Practice. The findings are consistent with those of […]

Posted on June 14, 2023

By Tish Hevel, CEOBrain Donor Project If you’re interested in advancing the science of neurologic diseases and disorders, including essential tremor, here’s something you may want to consider: making arrangements now to donate your brain when you die. There is currently an urgent need for brain donation for a variety of neurological disorders. Breakthroughs in […]

Categories: ET Research

Elan D. Louis, MD, MS,Department of Neurology, University of TexasSouthwestern Medical Center,Dallas, Texas One question my patients with essential tremor (ET) often ask me is “how common is essential tremor?” Knowing the answer to this question is important because it helps patients place what they are experiencing into some sort of larger context. To answer […]

Categories: ET Research

DUBLIN, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a global Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of suvecaltamide (also known as JZP385), a highly selective modulator of T-type calcium channels in development for the potential treatment of moderate to severe essential tremor (ET).1 The multicenter, double-blind, […]

September 2021 – Recent gifts from generous donors have provided the International Essential Tremor Foundation with the opportunity to revamp its 20-year-old research grant program for a more meaningful and long-term impact. When the grant program was established in 2001, it entailed awarded up to two $25,000 grants per year to studies addressing the nosology, […]