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Experimental Huntington's Therapy Shows Promise in a Small Trial - Scientific American



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Experimental Huntington's Therapy Shows Promise in a Small Trial 
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Many rushed in, Tabrizi suspects, after hearing news last month about a potential new therapy for Huntington's disease, a brain disorder that cripples the body and blurs speech and thinking, sometimes not too long after a person's 30th birthday. Like ...

 


Treatment for Huntington's Disease - Huntington's Disease News



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Treatment for Huntington's Disease 
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They include muscle contractions, problems with voluntary movements such as walking and speech, and jerky involuntary movements known collectively as chorea, the most notable symptom of the disease. Xenazine (tetrabenazine) is the first medication the ...

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Carer left Huntington's Disease sufferer 'outside to get sunburned ... - Mirror.co.uk



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Carer left Huntington's Disease sufferer 'outside to get sunburned ... 
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Beauty Mufakasi denies two counts of ill treatment or wilful neglect of Lorraine Parkin, 46.

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Commonalities in brains of people with Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease - Science Daily



Commonalities in brains of people with Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease 
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Funding for this study was provided by grants from US National Institutes of Health (R01-S076843), Characterization of the Role of Cyclin G-associated Kinase in Parkinson Disease, (R01-NS073947), Epigenetic Markers in Huntington's Disease Brain, (R01 ...

 


Juvenile Huntington's Disease - Huntington's Disease News



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Juvenile Huntington's Disease 
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Juvenile Huntington's disease (JHD) is the name given to Huntington's disease (HD) that declares itself before the patient is 20 years of age. It accounts for roughly 5 to 10 percent of all Huntington's disease cases, and like Huntington's, it is ...

 


New potential drug target for Huntington's disease identified: study - Xinhua



New potential drug target for Huntington's disease identified: study 
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CHICAGO, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A team of researchers from several universities and research institutions has identified a new drug target for treating Huntington's disease, an inherited fatal neurological disorder. The researchers started with a drug ...

 


uniQure Plans for Human Trial of Investigational Gene Therapy AMT ... - Huntington's Disease News



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uniQure Plans for Human Trial of Investigational Gene Therapy AMT ... 
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Read about how uniQure intends to begin first human trial of its investigational gene therapy AMT-130 for Huntington's disease in 2018.
uniQure Advancing AMT-130 Development in the New Year Rare Disease Report

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Possible biomarker for Huntington's disease: May result in ... - Science Daily



Possible biomarker for Huntington's disease: May result in ... 
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A new discovery of a potential biomarker for Huntington's disease (HD) could mean a more effective way of evaluating the effectiveness of treatments for this neurological disease. The findings may provide insight into treatments that could postpone the ...

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Researchers Identify Markers to Track Huntington's Years Before Signs of Disease - Huntington's Disease News



Researchers Identify Markers to Track Huntington's Years Before Signs of Disease 
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The study reports on the results of the clinical trial PREDICT-HD (NCT00051324) that examined potential biological markers of Huntington's disease in 60 adult Huntington's gene carriers who had not yet developed the disease. Huntington's disease ...

 


Huntington's disease: The facts - Daily Mail



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Huntington's disease: The facts 
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Huntington's disease is an illness caused by a faulty gene in your DNA (the biological 'instructions' you inherit which tell your cells what to do). If you have Huntington's, it affects your body's nervous system ? the network of nerve tissues in the ...