Articles with the topic: featured

Could HD be caused by amino acid deficiency?

Could HD be caused by amino acid deficiency?

Does a specific amino acid deficiency contribute to the development of HD?

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 21, 2014

Sleep, cilia and HD

Sleep, cilia and HD

New studies shed some light on the function of sleep in animals, with interesting implications for HD research

Graham EastonMarch 06, 2014

Prana announces results of Reach2HD trial of PBT2 for Huntington's disease

Prana announces results of Reach2HD trial of PBT2 for Huntington's disease

Results are in for a clinical trial testing the drug PBT2 for HD. Are the claims in the announcement justified?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 20, 2014

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

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

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

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

Buzzilia Video: Day 1

Buzzilia Video: Day 1

Buzzilia video: Day 1. Highlights of the 2013 HD World Congress in Brazil: nightly news, interviews and features

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 09, 2013

Video feature: Huntington's disease research... in space!

Video feature: Huntington's disease research... in space!

The sky's no longer the limit for HD research: HDBuzz interviews Gwen Owens, who's sending the HD protein into space!

Dr Ed WildSeptember 27, 2013