NEWSLETTERS - The Huntington's Disease News
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Newsletters 27 Mar. 2017
Huntington's disease news
Mar. 23  2017

Scientists identify brain cells involved in Pavlovian response

UCLA research could help improve understanding of Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Tourette’s

In his famous experiment, Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov rang a bell each time he fed his dogs. Soon, the dogs began drooling in anticipation when they heard the bell, even before food appeared.

Mar. 23  2017
Cracking the code of Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes patients to lose their ability to move, speak, and even think. It is caused by a gene mutation that produces an abnormal form of the protein huntingtin,

Mar. 22 2017
An International study with participation of the UB proves that Huntington’s disease alters neurons since they start developing

Huntington’s disease could alter neurons since they start developing, according to a study conducted by the international HD iPSC Consortium, which counts with the participation of the team of the Laboratory of Stem Cells and..

Mar. 1 2017
Neil Aronin studies gene silencing to treat Huntington’s disease

There is no treatment and no cure for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic disorder that strikes in the prime of one’s life, with symptoms that feel like having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s all at once. Patients suffer a loss of cognition uncontrollable movements and depression, often living out their lives in nursing homes, eventually becoming unable to walk or speak, but often able to comprehend language and recognize family.

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