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Articles with the topic: campaigning

Is Huntington’s disease twice as common as we thought?

Is Huntington’s disease twice as common as we thought?

Dr Ed Wild on November 27, 2010

In an article in the medical journal The Lancet, Sir Michael Rawlins claims that traditional estimates of how common Huntington’s disease is, might be dramatic underestimates. Why might this be, and what does it mean for the HD community and the search for effective treatments?