Articles with the topic: human

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

New technology enables researchers to find ultra-rare mutations in the HD gene, distinct from the one causing HD

Megan KrenchAugust 29, 2016

Deutetrabenazine for Huntington's disease: a positive trial but the FDA says no? Not exactly...

Deutetrabenazine for Huntington's disease: a positive trial but the FDA says no? Not exactly...

A new scientific paper & lots of headlines about deutetrabenazine, a twist on treating chorea in Huntington's disease

Dr Peter McColganAugust 17, 2016

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

A new population study reveals that relatively mild forms of the HD mutation are much more common than we thought

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 05, 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

Looking Past the Spin: Results from a Clinical Trial of Cysteamine

Looking Past the Spin: Results from a Clinical Trial of Cysteamine

Phase 2/3 clinical trial results prove inconclusive for Huntington's drug cysteamine.

Melissa ChristiansonDecember 18, 2015

Through the eyes of a friend: changes in mood and behavior in early HD

Through the eyes of a friend: changes in mood and behavior in early HD

Companions of HD gene carriers are more likely to notice psychological changes in presymptomatic HD.

Dr Leora FoxDecember 02, 2015

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Major Announcement: First HD patients treated with gene silencing drugs

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 22, 2015

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

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

New research reveals blood vessel changes that could contribute to problem in HD

Melissa ChristiansonMay 13, 2015