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Technology gives tremor sufferer new lease on life

...fire synchronously and drive tremors," Dr. Smith says. Since...doctors have been able to block tremors with high-frequency stimulation...that were triggering the tremor, Dr. Smith says. That same...Michael J. Fox underwent to calm tremors from Parkinson's disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/ent_252290.shtml
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Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...that involves a loss of brain cells controlling movement. Tremors, sometimes starting out in just one hand, are among the early...often present even in early stages and can sometimes precede tremors that help doctors make the diagnosis, Simuni said.It's...

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Small earthquake shakes Augusta area

A 2.5-magnitude earthquake occurred about five miles northeast of Lincolnton on Sunday afternoon, the third minor tremor to shake the Augusta area in three years.The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake about 3:30 p.m., near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-07/small-earthquake-shakes-augus
Age old question

...What is essential tremor? - E.A., North Augusta A: Tremors of the hand...affecting the tremors. Talk to your...CSRA Essential Tremor Support Group...The Essential Tremor Support Group...with essential tremors. For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/08/ent_331729.shtml
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Age old questions

...wrongly assuming that tremors are a normal part...call "essential tremor" is usually treatable...early signs of the tremors common in Parkinson's...differences. Essential tremor affects the hands...while Parkinson's tremors are most common when...rest. Essential tremor can involve the head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/30/ent_215321.shtml
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FDA approves powerful brain implant to help Parkinson's patients

...Parkinson's patients and 83 severe essential tremor patients, almost everyone experienced a reduction in tremors. Tremors were significantly reduced in 58 percent of essential tremor patients and 67 percent of Parkinson's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/05/tec_212456.shtml
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Device aids in tremor control

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Linda Zeigler's tremors and involuntary jerking had become so...in her brain send signals that curb the tremors and involuntary movements, letting her...of motion, so doctors could check for tremors. The process continued until her tremors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/02/liv_410800.shtml
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Brain `pacemaker' approved

...million Americans have essential tremor, a little-understood hereditary...about 40 percent of essential tremor patients are helped with medicines...the electrode, which blocks tremors by emitting constant, tiny...Kan., who has essential tremor. "I can go out in public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/15/tec_205378.shtml
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Personnel shakeups continue

The first tremors, in what seems to be a never-ending quake of personnel shakeups on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, came last March 10. The...

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THIS WEEK AIKEN/AUGUSTA ESSENTIAL TREMOR SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 2 p.m. Monday; St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, Aiken; 641-0393 LUNCHEON...

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