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Chronic Tics or Tourette Syndrome Research opportunities at Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medicine is conducting a research study for Children and Adults ages 7-25 with Tourette syndrome and Chronic tic disorders. For more information please call 212-746-5930. SHARE THIS POST

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New Pediatrics Tourette Syndrome Research Opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Study 4: Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of NBI-98854 in Pediatric Subjects with Tourette Syndrome Ages: 6-17 Investigator: Roger Kurlan, MD, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ Contact: Caroline Sabatino, 908-522-5901 For more information, please visit the… Continue Reading

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Three research opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Study 1: Multimodal Dietary Treatment in Tourette’s Syndrome Ages: 12-17 Investigator: Roger Kurlan, MD, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ Contact: Caroline Sabatino, 908-522-5901 Patients with TS age 12-17 are eligible to participate. We are testing a group of dietary supplements that… Continue Reading

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Two research opportunities at Overlook Medical Center

Study 1: Multimodal Dietary Treatment in Tourette’s Syndrome Ages: 12-17 Investigator: Roger Kurlan, MD, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ Contact: Caroline Sabatino, 908-522-5901 Patients with TS age 12-17 are eligible to participate. We are testing a group of dietary supplements… Continue Reading

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The Best Things to Eat if You Have Tourette

We’ve had several entries on the Tourette Blog about what you shouldn’t eat. It’s time for a little positivity! Today, we take a look at what you should eat if you have Tourette Syndrome. Like all the questions we tackle… Continue Reading

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Research opportunity at CHOP

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY: Help advance knowledge on Tic Disorders and earn $50! Seeking children and adolescents ages 8-17 with CTD or TS to participate in a 2-3 hour research study conducted at CHOP. The study investigates brain mechanisms associated with controlling… Continue Reading

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CBIT Explained, Part 3: Who should take CBIT?

In this blog series, Steve Pally, administrator of the TSFC Forum (www.tourettesyndrome.ca), explains the basics of CBIT, or Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics. See part one here and part two here. CBIT is ideal for individuals who feel they have one or more bothersome… Continue Reading

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CBIT Explained, Part 2: How does CBIT work?

In this blog series, Steve Pally, administrator of the TSFC Forum (www.tourettesyndrome.ca), explains the basics of CBIT, or Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics. Studies published in peer reviewed journals have demonstrated the effectiveness of CBIT (part 1). It’s thought to work… Continue Reading

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CBIT Explained, Part 1: What is CBIT?

In this blog series, Steve Pally, administrator of the TSFC Forum (www.tourettesyndrome.ca), explains the basics of CBIT, or Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics. CBIT (pronounced see-bit) is a non-pharmacological treatment for Tourette Syndrome. It combines six strategic therapeutic components in… Continue Reading

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Tics and speech difficulties in people with TS

Tics are an important feature of Tourette Syndrome (TS), whilst impaired fluency of speech is the dominant overt feature of stuttering. To establish any relationship, we looked at tics in people with TS and people who stutter and have found… Continue Reading