Articles with the topic: oxidative-stress

Novel research technique suggests an antioxidant gene protects vulnerable neurons

Novel research technique suggests an antioxidant gene protects vulnerable neurons

Researchers use a new technique in an HD mouse to uncover a gene, Gpx6, that is protective to vulnerable neurons.

Leora FoxApril 06, 2015

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.

Leora FoxFebruary 05, 2014

Proposed Huntington's disease 'biomarker' is not useful, new study suggests

Proposed Huntington's disease 'biomarker' is not useful, new study suggests

New study shows a blood chemical called '8OHdG' is not a good biomarker for HD. Bad news?

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 25, 2013