Joint HDBuzz Prizewinner: Yeast studies suggest a new way to protect cells from 'oxidative damage'

Joint HDBuzz Prizewinner: Yeast studies suggest a new way to protect cells from 'oxidative damage'

Researchers identify Gpx1, a protein that may be protective in HD. An existing drug can mimic its antioxidant effect.

Dr Leora FoxFebruary 05, 2014

Joint HDBuzz Prizewinner: Pennies for your neurons — copper’s bad influence on Huntington’s disease

Joint HDBuzz Prizewinner: Pennies for your neurons — copper’s bad influence on Huntington’s disease

There is copper in your brain! Check out how copper and the Huntington’s disease protein are partners in crime.

Terry Jo BichellJanuary 30, 2014

Could a 'brain shuttle' get Huntington's disease drugs to where they're needed?

Could a 'brain shuttle' get Huntington's disease drugs to where they're needed?

Roche's 'brain shuttle' sneaks drugs past the blood-brain barrier. Could it work for HD gene silencing drugs?

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 20, 2014

Is a new Huntington’s Disease drug study on the right Trk?

Is a new Huntington’s Disease drug study on the right Trk?

A recent HD animal study reveals that a small molecule drug could be an effective “Trk” to target for HD therapeutics

Joseph OchabaJanuary 02, 2014

DNA shutdown proteins in Huntington's disease:  More than meets the eye

DNA shutdown proteins in Huntington's disease: More than meets the eye

Blocking HDAC4 improves Huntington's disease-related problems in cells and mice - but in a surprising way

Melissa ChristiansonDecember 16, 2013

More evidence points to Huntington's disease exercise benefit

More evidence points to Huntington's disease exercise benefit

Two studies show exercise benefits for some symptoms of Huntington's disease. Just don't believe everything you read.

Dr Tamara MaiuriDecember 09, 2013

Do dairy foods accelerate Huntington's disease?

Do dairy foods accelerate Huntington's disease?

Is there a link between consuming dairy food and earlier onset in people with the Huntington's disease mutation?

Dr Peter McColganNovember 28, 2013

New study sheds light on regional degeneration in HD

New study sheds light on regional degeneration in HD

Why do certain brain cells die in HD? New research suggests is may be due to the efficiency of cellular recycling

Dr Kurt JensenNovember 12, 2013

Buzzilia Video: Day 3

Buzzilia Video: Day 3

Video from day 3 of Buzzilia: nightly news, interviews and features from the HD World Congress 2013 in Brazil

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 28, 2013

Buzzilia Video: Day 2

Buzzilia Video: Day 2

Video from day 2 of Buzzilia: nightly news, interviews and features from the HD World Congress 2013 in Brazil

Dr Ed WildOctober 19, 2013

What the 'big neurodegeneration breakthrough' means for Huntington's disease

What the 'big neurodegeneration breakthrough' means for Huntington's disease

Are recent findings in mice injected with 'prions' as important for Huntington's disease as widely reported?

Eric MinikelOctober 15, 2013