Cala Trio continues to be an effective therapy for managing essential tremor, according to a recently released study by Cala Health. Liana Hennum, head of health economics outcomes research for Cala, talks about other positive outcomes revealed in this study.
Research shows that one of every 100 people on the planet has essential tremor (ET). This is one of the many results published in the article, “How Common is Essential Tremor? Update on the Worldwide Prevalence of Essential Tremor.” Learn more statistics in this podcast interview with co-author of the study, Dr. Elan Louis, professor […]
Much has happened in the field of tremors in the past 10+ years and a newly published book, “Tremors” brings it all together. It shares recent developments in understanding tremor pathology and genetics, as well as the clinical findings in treatment models. Listen to this conversation with one of the co-editors Dr. Claudia Testa, with […]
Her goal is to find one person every day to educate about essential tremor. She uses the name Shakey Nan, and posts videos on YouTube, TikTok, Facebook and Instagram, not only talking about it, but also showing it first-hand. She said she’s never known a day without ET, and raising awareness has made her less […]
Navy Veteran Peder Nelson is training for his second Cloudsplitter 100, a 100-mile ultramarathon. His goal is to raise awareness about essential tremor and support for the mission of the International Essential Tremor Foundation. Hear his ET story and learn how exercise helps him emotionally and physically. Follow his story and journey on his Difficult […]
IETF Executive Director Patrick McCartney visits with Meal Lifter co-founder Anne Royer. Meal Lifter was born out of the need to create a functional eating space for Ann’s mother-in-law who had tremors from Parkinson’s disease. It’s a sturdy platform that holds and elevates a 9-inch plate, decreasing the distance from the plate to the mouth […]
Learn about Allevx, a neuromodulation wrist device for treating essential tremor, developed by Allevion Therapeutics. IETF Executive Director Patrick McCartney talks with Allevion’s CEO and Chairman Shawn Moaddeb and Board Certified Neurologist Dr. Neal Hermanowicz.
The Readi-Steadi Anti-Tremor Orthotic Glove System was developed to help patients gain control of their hand tremors. Creator Krista Madere, licensed occupational therapist and certified hand therapist, shares her story about this medical device that, on average, provides a 50 percent reduction in tremor.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is investigating a drug that acts to modulate the activity of t-type calcium channels associated with essential tremor. The investigational process and the work of Jazz is explained by staff members Michelle Baladi, senior director of global development, and Margaret Lee, head of neuroscience pharmacology.
Steadiwear has introduced a second version of its smart glove, the Steadi-Two, developed to stabilize hand tremors. CEO Mark Elias discusses upgrades made to this device and how it works, plus feedback the company has received from the essential tremor community.