Is there a one-way street from essential tremor to Parkinson's disease? Possible biological ramifications.

There is considerable evidence for an association between essential tremor (ET) and Parkinson's disease (PD), although the topic remains somewhat controversial. An important issue, not previously addressed, is what seems to be the unidirectional nature of the relationship (ET→ET + PD and not PD→PD + ET). The aims of this review are (i) to discuss the… CONTINUE READING