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Jasper veteran suffering from Huntington's disease - Seattle Times



Jasper veteran suffering from Huntington's disease 
Seattle Times
David is a 45-year-old veteran from Jasper with Huntington's disease, the genetic affliction labeled a combination of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's Disease. It's a trinity of evil for which there is no cure. There is involuntary jerking ...

 


Border support group for Huntington's Disease to host specialist service - The Border Mail



The Border Mail
 
Border support group for Huntington's Disease to host specialist service 
The Border Mail
A newly-formed support group for Huntington's Disease is reaching out to others living with the condition. Huntington's Victoria is coming to the Border to discuss NDIS options for people who have been diagnosed with the genetic neuro-degenerative disease.

 


A new way of thinking about trials to prevent Huntington's disease - HDBuzz



HDBuzz
 
A new way of thinking about trials to prevent Huntington's disease 
HDBuzz
A drug to delay or prevent Huntington's disease would be great. This new research suggests a way of testing such drugs efficiently. To date, almost all trials of drugs to slow down the disease process have been carried out in people who already have HD ...

 


Sheep recognise faces from photos, raise hope against Huntington's ... - The Indian Express



The Indian Express
 
Sheep recognise faces from photos, raise hope against Huntington's ... 
The Indian Express
The researchers hope their findings will hold promise for the treatment of Huntington's disease, which impairs face perception.

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One promising front in the war on Huntington's Disease? Sheep. - Michigan Radio



Michigan Radio
 
One promising front in the war on Huntington's Disease? Sheep. 
Michigan Radio
There's no way to sugarcoat a diagnosis of Huntington's Disease. When a patient has it, they know they're dying from it. The nerve disease can't be cured, and it causes mental illness and a host of physical symptoms as it progresses. Yet there's a ...

 


Saliva Test May Flag Early Huntington's Disease - Medscape



Medscape
 
Saliva Test May Flag Early Huntington's Disease 
Medscape
SAN DIEGO ? A simple saliva test that detects the protein huntintin (Htt), which plays a key role in Huntington's disease, may provide an early marker of onset and progression of the disorder, new research shows. "Overall, measurements of salivary Htt ...

 


Huntington's Disease Market Research Report 2017 to 2025 - Research of Market



Huntington's Disease Market Research Report 2017 to 2025 
Research of Market
Huntington's Disease-Mechanism of action Insights, 2017?, report provides comprehensive insights of the ongoing therapeutic research and development across Huntington's Disease. The report provides a complete understanding of the pipeline activities ...

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Huntington's Disease a devastating reality for some families | Advice ... - Brunswick News



Huntington's Disease a devastating reality for some families | Advice ... 
Brunswick News
My grandmother has a daughter and a son with Huntington's disease, and her husband and a few of her in-laws passed away from it. What can you tell us about ...

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Canada's 'One Extra Push' Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness of Huntington's Disease - Huntington's Disease News



Canada's 'One Extra Push' Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness of Huntington's Disease 
Huntington's Disease News
The Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) and Ottawa-based social media company Shared have jointly launched the ?One Extra Push? campaign to raise awareness about Huntington's disease (HD) in Canada. Shared took up the challenge in honor of ...

 


Can Manipulating the Immune System Help Patients with Huntington's Disease? - Rare Disease Report



Rare Disease Report
 
Can Manipulating the Immune System Help Patients with Huntington's Disease? 
Rare Disease Report
HD is a neurodegenerative disease caused by an unstable CAG (cytosine-adenine-guanine) repeat expansion in the Huntingtin gene that leads to the production of a mutant form of the huntingtin protein. The means by which the mutant huntingtin protein ...