Dr. Elan Louis, professor and chair of neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, discusses the COGNET Study. More than six years ago, this research was started, following hundreds of ET patients to study their cognitive function over a span of time.

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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, […]

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. […]

Posted on June 28, 2021

Information courtesy of the Medicare Plans Resource Center Many of us find signing up for health insurance to be needlessly complicated, confusing, and stressful. Unfortunately, when it comes to signing up for Medicare while considering a specific healthcare issue such as essential tremor (ET), things aren’t much simpler. Medicare is a health insurance program provided […]

Categories: ET Treatment, Support
Posted on June 17, 2021

This official IETF Essential Tremor in Adult Patients Guidelines Advisory provides clinicians with instant access to current best practices in a clear concise format. It was developed in collaboration with Guideline Central and the IETF, and authored by: Kelly Lyons, PhD Kelli Reiling Ott, OTD, OTR/L Holly Shill, MD What’s Inside? Overview/Background/Prevalence Assessment/Screening Differential Diagnosis […]

Posted on June 15, 2021

By Jean P. Hubble, M.D. The diagnosis is usually quite obvious – rhythmic shaking of the hands. Despite the fact that essential tremor (ET) is common and easily recognized, there are many aspects about the clinical presentation which are poorly understood. Virtually all individuals with ET have tremor of the hands. The next most frequently […]

Posted on June 7, 2021

Compound May Hold Promise as Therapy for ET; Reducing the Burden of Brain Disorders through Education and Advocacy; Download Our ET Coping Tips Handout

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