Positive Top-Line Results Reported In Huntington’s Disease Treatment

March 5, 2018 admin 0

IONIS-HTT Rx (RG6042) top-line data demonstrate significant reductions of disease-causing mutant huntingtin protein in people with Huntington’s disease. Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the presentation of […]

Huntington’s ‘super assassin’ molecule could kill cancer

February 21, 2018 admin 0

Scientists probing the reason why cancer is far less common in individuals with Huntington’s disease have revealed that the gene responsible for the fatal brain […]

Daughter fears disabled mother will lose her lifeline carers

January 17, 2018 admin 0

Lizzie Smith with Mum Helen Smith from Paisley (Image: PDE) A mother with Huntington’s Disease could be forced into a care home if council chiefs […]

New Drug Providing Hope for People with Huntington’s Disease

December 22, 2017 admin 0

The biggest breakthrough ever in Huntington’s disease treatment may have just been achieved. Researchers at University College London say they have developed a new drug […]

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 […]