New Virtual Education Event: Tremors, Quakes and Shakes of the Voice; Tracking Cognitive Changes in People with ET; Scholarship Applications Due October 31.
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 […]
Did you know that brain disease affects more people than heart disease and cancer combined? Katie Sale, executive director of the American Brain Coalition, talks about the mission and advocacy work of the ABC, which serves as an umbrella organization for more than 100 brain-related professional organizations and patient advocacy groups, including the IETF.
Listen to this panel discussion with some of the IETF’s Essential Tremor Support Group leaders. Learn what motivated some of these leaders to start their group, the rewards and challenges of being a leader and how to get one started in your area.
Shaky hands are not a sign of aging. And a shaky head is not a sure sign of Parkinson’s disease. An involuntary shaking of the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk can be a sign of essential tremor (ET). ET is one of the most common movement disorders in the world, and the most common […]