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May 24, 2016

Mar. 3, 2016 — Protein aggregates are deemed to be one reason for the death of nerve cells in disorders such as Alzheimer's or Huntington's disease. Synthesis of faulty protein chains leads to the ... read more

Existing Compound Holds Promise for Reducing Huntington's Disease Progression

Dec. 7, 2015 — Currently, there is no treatment to halt the progression of Huntington's disease (HD), a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs sufferers of their physical and mental abilities. Now, ... read more

Possible New Treatment for Neurodegenerative Diseases Found

Oct. 13, 2015 — A well-established anti-epileptic drug could also be used as a treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, report scientists investigating the ... read more

Gene Variants Modifying Huntington's Symptom Onset May Lead to New Therapeutic Strategies

July 30, 2015 — A study that took a novel approach to investigating factors affecting the emergence of symptoms of Huntington's disease has identified at least two genome sites that house variants that can ... read more

New Applications of Drug Fingolimod to Improve Cognitive Deficits in Huntington's Disease

July 13, 2015 — Fingolimod, a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis, restores hippocampal synaptic plasticity and improves memory function. This is the main conclusion of a study in a mouse model of Huntington ... read more

Small RNAs Found to Play Important Roles in Memory Formation

June 30, 2015 — A type of genetic material called “microRNA” plays surprisingly different roles in the formation of memory in animal models, researchers have found. In some cases, these RNAs increase memory, ... read more

Huntington's Disease Monkeys Display Progressive Clinical Changes and Neurodegeneration

May 12, 2015 — A preclinical, large animal model of Huntington's disease has been developed for assessing new therapeutics, which could ultimately provide better treatment options, possibly including altering ... read more

May 5, 2015 — A gene variant that influences whether Huntington’s disease breaks out earlier or later than expected has been identified by researchers. The findings can contribute to improved diagnosis and ... read more

May 4, 2015 — A closer look at the DNA around the Huntington's disease gene offers researchers a new understanding of how the gene is controlled and how this affects the disease. These findings set the stage ... read more

Systematic Interaction Network Filtering in Biobanks

Apr. 24, 2015 — While seeking targets to attack Huntington's disease, an incurable inherited neurodegenerative disorder, neurobiologists have found what they were looking for. Using a filtering strategy ... read more

Novel Regulator Inhibits Toxic Protein Aggregates in Huntington's Disease

Apr. 23, 2015 — Huntington's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by huntingtin protein aggregates in a patient's brain, but how these aggregates form is not well understood. In a new ... read more

Major Vascular Anomalies Found in Brains of People With Huntington's Disease

Apr. 16, 2015 — Significant vascular changes in the brains of people with Huntington's disease have been identified by researchers. This breakthrough will have significant implications for our understanding of ... read more

New Test Measures Deadly Protein in Huntington's Disease Patients' Spinal Fluid

Apr. 6, 2015 — A new test has been able to measure for the first time the build-up of a harmful mutant protein in the nervous system of patients during the progression of Huntington's disease (HD). HD is a ... read more

Broken Cellular Communication in Brain Contributes to Huntington's Disease Symptoms

Apr. 6, 2015 — Broken communication in a specific part of the brain plays a role in the involuntary physical movements that affect individuals with Huntington's disease, researchers have ... read more

Huntington's Disease: Therapeutic Potential of Triheptanoin Confirmed

Jan. 8, 2015 — The therapeutic potential of triheptanoin in 10 patients with Huntington's disease has been demonstrated by researchers. Huntington's disease is a genetic disease; mutation of the gene ... read more

Synthetic Oil Drug May Bring Promise for Huntington’s Disease

Jan. 7, 2015 — A synthetic triglyceride oil called triheptanoin may provide hope for people with Huntington’s disease, an early study ... read more

Animal Study Points to a Treatment for Huntington's Disease

Jan. 5, 2015 — By adjusting the levels of a key signaling protein, researchers improved motor function and brain abnormalities in experimental animals with a form of Huntington's disease, a severe ... read more

Criminal Behavior in Patients With Neurodegenerative Diseases Studied

Jan. 5, 2015 — Criminal behavior can occur in patients with some neurodegenerative diseases, although patients with Alzheimer's disease were among the least likely to commit crimes, according to a ... read more

Oct. 28, 2014 — A major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment, has been uncovered ... read more

Broken Brain Signals Lead to Neurodegeneration

Sep. 8, 2014 — A cell receptor widely involved in intracellular calcium signaling -- the IP3R receptor -- can be locked into a closed state by enzyme action, and that this locking may potentially play a role in the ... read more

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