Michelle Trudeau http://www.kplu.org en Involuntary Shaking Can Be Caused By Essential Tremors http://www.kplu.org/post/involuntary-shaking-can-be-caused-essential-tremors Katharine Hepburn had it. So did playwright Eugene O'Neill and Sen. Robert Byrd. <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000762.htm">Essential tremor</a> is a condition that causes involuntary shaking.<p>While it usually develops in middle age, it can start much earlier. <a href="http://essentialtremor.org/about-the-ietf/spirit-of-hope-shari-finsilver/">Shari Finsilver</a> was aware of her hands shaking as a child.<p>"When I was about 11 years old, I noticed in art class that I was never able to draw a straight line," she says. "I really didn't know why. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:28:50 +0000 Michelle Trudeau 15741 at http://www.kplu.org Involuntary Shaking Can Be Caused By Essential Tremors Lack of sleep, genes can get sleepwalkers up and about http://www.kplu.org/post/lack-sleep-genes-can-get-sleepwalkers-and-about Miranda Kelly, a 14-year-old from Sykesville, Md., says she's been sleepwalking since she was 6 or 7. The first time, she says, "I woke up on the couch on a school day. And I'd gone to bed in my bed."<p>Since that first episode, Kelly now sleepwalks every couple of months. "I wake up in weird places, randomly. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:11:00 +0000 Michelle Trudeau 6099 at http://www.kplu.org Lack of sleep, genes can get sleepwalkers up and about Why can some people recall every day of their lives? http://www.kplu.org/post/why-can-some-people-recall-every-day-their-lives Six years ago, <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5352811">we told you</a> about a woman, identified as A.J., who could remember the details of nearly every day of her life. At the time, researchers thought she was unique. But since then, a handful of such individuals have been identified. And now, researchers are trying to understand how their extraordinary memories work.<p>Bob Petrella, 62, of Los Angeles had to go through a lot of memory testing to qualify as someone with superior autobiographical memory. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:03:57 +0000 Michelle Trudeau 6020 at http://www.kplu.org Why can some people recall every day of their lives?