Brain signals deliver first targeted treatment for world's most common movement disorder

Essential tremor is the world's most common movement disorder, affecting an estimated 7 million people in the U.S. alone. The hallmark of this disease is an involuntary, rhythmic shaking during intentional movement, complicating everyday tasks like writing, eating and drinking. When resting or sleeping, however, most patients have few or no symptoms.

Brain signals deliver first targeted treatment for world's most common movement disorder

Essential tremor is the world's most common movement disorder, affecting an estimated 7 million people in the U.S. alone. The hallmark of this disease is an involuntary, rhythmic shaking during ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from TechXplore

Brain signals deliver first targeted treatment for world's most common movement disorder, Tue 27 Jun 17 from Eurekalert

First targeted treatment for essential tremor, world’s most common movement disorder

Essential tremor is the world’s most common movement disorder, affecting an estimated 7 million people in the U.S. alone. The hallmark of this disease is an involuntary, rhythmic shaking ...

Wed 28 Jun 17 from Science Blog

Brain Signals Deliver First Targeted Treatment for World's Most Common Movement Disorder

In a first, UW researchers have delivered targeted treatment for essential tremor - the world's most common neurological movement disorder - by decoding brain signals to sense when patients ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Newswise

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