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In a 'Key Milestone,' Scientists Get a Clear Look at Huntington's Disease Protein - Gizmodo



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In a 'Key Milestone,' Scientists Get a Clear Look at Huntington's Disease Protein 
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Harding points out that the region that's altered in Huntington's patients is missing from the analysis?so there's a lot of work to do in order to understand how the mutation leads to symptoms in patients. Kochanek's team will, in the meantime, look ...

 


Gene-altering treatments are medicine's best shot yet against Huntington's disease - MIT Technology Review



Gene-altering treatments are medicine's best shot yet against Huntington's disease 
MIT Technology Review
There is no cure?only drugs to help manage the side effects, like depression and involuntary movements. Eventually, people lose their ability to think, walk, and speak. The drug Dardengo is trying, made by Ionis Pharmaceuticals, is one of a handful of ...

 


Huntington's Disease May Start Very Early in Embryo, Research Reveals - Huntington's Disease News



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Huntington's Disease May Start Very Early in Embryo, Research Reveals 
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Huntington's symptoms may be a late manifestation of a disease that begins much earlier in embryonic development, according to a recent study. The research, ?Chromosomal instability during neurogenesis in Huntington's disease,? published in the journal ...

 


Huntington's disease provides new cancer weapon - Northwestern ... - Northwestern University NewsCenter



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Huntington's disease provides new cancer weapon - Northwestern ... 
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CHICAGO - Patients with Huntington's disease, a fatal genetic illness that causes the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain, have up to 80 percent less cancer than the general population. Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered why Huntington ...
Cancer 'Super Assassin': Huntington's Disease Molecule Can Target and Kill All Tumor Cells, Scientists Find Newsweek
Huntington's Disease Reveals a New Weapon to Fight Cancer Discover Magazine (blog)
Molecule behind Huntington's disease found to be cancer-killing ... New Atlas
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Call the Midwife: What is Huntington's Disease? - Radio Times



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Call the Midwife: What is Huntington's Disease? 
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Huntington's tends to start with subtle shifts in mood and a decline in mental abilities, combined with a general lack of coordination and an increasingly unsteady gait. The problem may not easily be obvious and, before 1993 when the specific gene ...

 


Uncovering the early origins of Huntington's disease -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily



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Uncovering the early origins of Huntington's disease -- ScienceDaily 
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The symptoms of Huntington's disease typically appear in middle age, but new research shows that neural abnormalities are evident much earlier, in the first steps of embryonic development. The findings suggest that treating the disease earlier may be ...

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Krissi Putansu shares family experiences with Huntington's Disease - The Daily Iowan



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Krissi Putansu shares family experiences with Huntington's Disease 
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For many families at-risk for Huntington's disease, the ability to know how their later years will play out has become a reality. Deciding to get genetically tested for Huntington's is an important choice and a topic discussed by Krissi Putansu on Feb ...

 


Novel cancer 'assassin' discovered: Huntington's Disease - ZME Science



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Novel cancer 'assassin' discovered: Huntington's Disease 
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Pictured: several neurons (yellow) that have a large central core with up to two dozen tendrils branching out of them. In Huntington's disease, the core of the neuron in the foreground contains an orange blob about a quarter of its diameter. Credit ...

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Huntington's Disease Pipeline Highlights - 2017 Update - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Digital Journal



Huntington's Disease Pipeline Highlights - 2017 Update - ResearchAndMarkets.com 
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The latest report from, Huntington's Disease Pipeline Highlights - 2017 Update, provides most up-to-date information on key pipeline products in the global Huntington's Disease market. It covers emerging therapies for Huntington's Disease in active ...

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Huntington's 'super assassin' molecule could kill cancer - Medical News Today



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Huntington's 'super assassin' molecule could kill cancer 
Medical News Today
The gene that causes Huntington's disease is highly toxic to cancer cells, as revealed in tests on laboratory cells and mice with ovarian cancer.
Molecule Found in Huntington's Patients Kills Cancer Cells | The ... The Scientist

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