IETF Medical Advisory Board member Dr. Sheng-Han Kuo has been named a recipient of the The Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award in Clinical Science from the American Neurological Association (ANA). Dr. Kuo is assistant director of neurology at Columbia University in New York City.  


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Posted on August 25, 2020

Bioelectronic company Cala Health released positive data from its ongoing PROSPECT trial demonstrating that a majority of patients using its  FDA-cleared Cala Trio device reported a reduction in hand tremors.

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Posted on July 23, 2020

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of the company’s Patient Controller app on compatible personal Apple‡ smartphone devices. 

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Posted on June 28, 2020

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it has received FDA approval for the Percept PC deep brain stimulation (DBS) system.

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Posted on June 22, 2020

An advanced, noninvasive MRI technique in patients with Parkinson disease and essential tremor was found to potentially lead to better outcomes without surgery and lessen risk of adverse effects, according to study findings published this week in Brain.

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Posted on June 18, 2020

Imagine trying to do simple tasks like buttoning a shirt, stirring a cup of coffee or brushing your teeth, but being unable to do so with ease, if at all. For many of us, these are functions we perform daily without a second thought, but for 10 million Americans suffering from essential tremor — these […]

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Posted on June 10, 2020

Manus Neurodynamica, a medical technology company, has raised £750,000 in a financing round to support the rollout of NeuroMotor Pen, a digital pen with a patented sensor technology to help diagnose at early stages movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease. The funding, worth about $950,000, will also be used to develop new technologies with clinical applications. The NeuroMotor Pen […]

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Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders – Essential tremor (ET) is a common condition associated with significant physical and psychosocial disability. “Classic” ET is a clinical syndrome of action tremor in the upper limbs and less commonly the head, jaw, voice, trunk, or lower limbs. Current diagnostic criteria for ET exclude isolated vocal tremor (IVT). Failure […]

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Colleen Kottke, Fond du Lac Reporter – All Jean Ricigliano wants is a little respect and understanding. Diagnosed with the neurological movement disorder essential tremor (ET) in her 20s, the 37-year-old New Hampshire woman says the disorder has impacted nearly every aspect of her life.

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PR Newswire – INSIGHTEC, the leader in MR guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) therapy announces today that Health Canada has approved its Exablate Neuro system for the treatment of essential tremor.

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