Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

December 11, 2017 admin 0

The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington’s has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned. An experimental drug, injected […]

Huntington’s disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key?

December 11, 2017 admin 0

Medication used to treat cancer could potentially be an effective therapy for Huntington’s disease, according to new research led by Duke University School of Medicine […]

Cure for Huntington’s disease within reach

November 30, 2017 admin 0

Huntington’s disease (HD) is within reach, a charity conference has heard. Dr Ed Wild, one of the world’s leading researchers into the degenerative neurological condition […]

Saliva Test May Flag Early Huntington’s Disease

October 30, 2017 admin 0

  SAN DIEGO — A simple saliva test that detects the protein huntintin (Htt), which plays a key role in Huntington’s disease, may provide an […]

I Have a 50/50 Chance of Developing Huntington’s Disease

September 1, 2017 admin 0

I don’t remember the exact moment I found out my dad had Huntington’s disease, or how I found out it was genetic. What I do […]


August 15, 2017 admin 0

While gene editing has been a historically contentious practice, the possibility of curing diseases like Huntington’s disease and ALS help highlight the practice’s benefits. Just […]

Irish Researchers Discover Potential Huntington’s Disease Treatment

July 24, 2017 admin 0

Today, a study was published in the journal Scientific Reports in which a European team of scientists discovered what they claim are encouraging early signs […]

Study Discovers New Gene Responsible for Huntington’s Disease Progression

July 7, 2017 admin 0

Per a British study published in Lancet Neurology, mutations of the MSH3 gene may be associated with Huntington’s disease (HD) progression. Conducted by researchers from […]

Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington’s disease

June 26, 2017 admin 0

Dan and Kay Persons, sheep producers in rural Kensington, are hoping to play a role in the fight against Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s is a progressive […]

Huntington’s disease trial test is ‘major advance’

June 9, 2017 admin 0

Brain scanImage copyrightSPL Scientists say they may have found the world’s first blood test that predicts when someone at risk is likely to get Huntington’s […]