Stand By for Oz Buzz

Stand By for Oz Buzz

Follow @HDBuzzFeed and send your questions for the World Congress on Huntington's disease

Dr Ed WildSeptember 09, 2011

Ten golden rules for reading a scientific news story

Ten golden rules for reading a scientific news story

Avoid the hype: HDBuzz presents ten 'golden rules' for reading a news story or press release about Huntington's disea

Dr Ed WildSeptember 05, 2011

Protein-folding drug helps HD mice... for a while

Protein-folding drug helps HD mice... for a while

A drug that activates an ancient cellular defense mechanism slows down HD in mice – but why didn’t the benefit last?

Dr Ed WildAugust 23, 2011

A back-to-front hidden message in the HD gene?

A back-to-front hidden message in the HD gene?

Unzip your genes! A backwards message, hidden in the 'backup DNA' of the Huntington's disease gene... what does it me

Dr Ed WildAugust 19, 2011

Stem cells and HD: past, present and future

Stem cells and HD: past, present and future

Stem cells - who needs 'em? Scientists make brain cells from skin cells. Could this help HD?

Dr Jeff CarrollAugust 08, 2011

Coming soon from the HD World Congress: Oz Buzz!

Coming soon from the HD World Congress: Oz Buzz!

Announcing 'Oz Buzz' - hot science news from the 2011 HD World Congress - with Ed Wild, Jeff Carroll & Charles Sabine

Dr Ed WildAugust 01, 2011

Therapeutics conference videos now online

Therapeutics conference videos now online

Videos of the scientific presentations from February's Huntington's disease therapeutics conference are now online

Dr Ed WildJuly 26, 2011

Cut-and-paste DNA: fixing mutations with 'genome editing'

Cut-and-paste DNA: fixing mutations with 'genome editing'

Scientists make precise changes to the DNA of a live animal. Could it work for human genetic diseases?

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 18, 2011

Caffeine, cannabis and caution

Caffeine, cannabis and caution

Does caffeine accelerate Huntington's disease? Does cannabis slow it down? HDBuzz looks behind the headlines

Dr Ed WildJuly 06, 2011

Making babies: having a family, the HD way

Making babies: having a family, the HD way

Making babies: HDBuzz's feature article on fertility technologies that can help at-risk people to have HD-free childr

Dr Nayana LahiriJuly 02, 2011

Re-routing the huntingtin protein inside cells

Re-routing the huntingtin protein inside cells

Canadian team decodes the tags that re-route the huntingtin protein within cells, helping explain how it becomes toxi

Dr Jeff CarrollJune 26, 2011