Articles with the topic: cognition

Thinking clearly about the earliest symptoms of HD and which brain regions control them

Thinking clearly about the earliest symptoms of HD and which brain regions control them

HD reaches more brain structures than we thought: new research broadens our understanding of the earliest signs of HD

Dr Tamara MaiuriApril 18, 2016

Through a Broader Lens: Looking at Non-Motor Symptoms in HD

Through a Broader Lens: Looking at Non-Motor Symptoms in HD

Sleep deficits precede motor problems in HD

Melissa ChristiansonJanuary 25, 2016

A multiple sclerosis drug that works for Huntington's disease: the real deal or too good to be true?

A multiple sclerosis drug that works for Huntington's disease: the real deal or too good to be true?

Fingolimod, a drug used in multiple sclerosis, prevents memory problems in HD mice. Would it work in patients?

Melissa ChristiansonNovember 24, 2015

Does high-dose creatine "slow the onset" of Huntington's Disease?

Does high-dose creatine "slow the onset" of Huntington's Disease?

A new study claims that high-dose creatine "slows the onset of Huntington Disease". How much hope and how much hype?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 11, 2014

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

HDAC inhibitor drug protects memory in HD mice

HDAC inhibitor drug protects memory in HD mice

CBP, a gene-switching protein, protects memory in HD mice; 'histone deacetylase inhibitor' drug mimics its effects

Dr Ed WildDecember 13, 2011

What do sheep brains have to do with HD?

What do sheep brains have to do with HD?

How smart are sheep, and why do HD researchers care?

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 09, 2011

Memantine in HD: dose is everything

Memantine in HD: dose is everything

Memantine, a drug already used in Alzheimer’s disease, might help in HD, but a mouse study shows dose is everything.

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 15, 2011

Dimebon: disappointing in Alzheimer’s but might work in HD

Dimebon: disappointing in Alzheimer’s but might work in HD

Dimebon – disappointing results in an Alzheimer’s disease trial, but hope remains for HD.

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 23, 2010