Articles with the topic: featured

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Variety in the HD gene’s on switch affects when symptoms arise.

Melissa ChristiansonMay 29, 2015

Positive results announced for re-worked tetrabenazine drug in Huntington's disease

Positive results announced for re-worked tetrabenazine drug in Huntington's disease

Modified 'heavy hydrogen' form of tetrabenazine appears safe and effective for chorea in Huntington's disease

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 22, 2014

Huntington's disease clinical trial announcement: huntingtin-lowering drug to enter Phase I trial in 2015

Huntington's disease clinical trial announcement: huntingtin-lowering drug to enter Phase I trial in 2015

A clinical trial for an exciting therapy against HD is planned for 2015. The first step is to make sure it is safe.

Leora FoxNovember 04, 2014

Largest creatine clinical trial for Huntington's disease halted after 'futility' analysis

Largest creatine clinical trial for Huntington's disease halted after 'futility' analysis

CREST-E, a trial of the supplement creatine, has been stopped after an early analysis found it couldn't show benefit

Dr Ed WildOctober 29, 2014

EuroBuzz 2014: day three

EuroBuzz 2014: day three

Our third and final report on the 2014 European Huntington's Disease Network meeting in Barcelona

Dr Ed WildSeptember 21, 2014

EuroBuzz 2014: day two

EuroBuzz 2014: day two

HDBuzz reports on the second day of science at the European HD Network meeting in Barcelona

Dr Jeff CarrollSeptember 20, 2014

EuroBuzz 2014: day one

EuroBuzz 2014: day one

Highlights from the opening day of the 2014 European Huntington's Disease network in Barcelona, Spain

Dr Ed WildSeptember 19, 2014

2CARE study of coenzyme Q for Huntington's disease ends in disappointment

2CARE study of coenzyme Q for Huntington's disease ends in disappointment

The largest ever HD drug trial, testing coenzyme Q10, is halted for 'futility'. What does that mean for HD research?

Dr Jeff CarrollAugust 13, 2014

The brain in Huntington's disease: greater than the sum of its parts?

The brain in Huntington's disease: greater than the sum of its parts?

An important new study asks the question: what parts of the brain might need most help in HD?

Dr Jeff CarrollMay 19, 2014