Articles with the topic: human

Illuminating findings in blood cells from Huntington's disease patients

Illuminating findings in blood cells from Huntington's disease patients

Levels of the huntingtin protein can be directly measured in blood - could this be useful for gene silencing studies?

Dr Jeff CarrollNovember 06, 2012

High-power brain scans reveal sodium changes in HD

High-power brain scans reveal sodium changes in HD

A new brain scanning technique reveals high sodium levels in HD brains. How might this help clinical trials?

Dr James ColeAugust 22, 2012

What's the connection between Huntington's Disease and cancer?

What's the connection between Huntington's Disease and cancer?

HD patients are less likely to get cancer, according to a study from Sweden - what does this mean?

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 25, 2012

Huntexil update: EMA asks for further trial

Huntexil update: EMA asks for further trial

European Medicines Agency (EMA) tells NeuroSearch a European license for Huntexil in HD requires another large trial

Professor Ed WildJune 06, 2011

Improving Huntington's disease clinical trial recruitment through patient and family education

Improving Huntington's disease clinical trial recruitment through patient and family education

How can we improve recruitment into Huntington's disease clinical trials? Talking directly with families works!

Dr Jeff CarrollMay 12, 2011

The genetic 'gray area' of Huntington's disease: what does it all mean?

The genetic 'gray area' of Huntington's disease: what does it all mean?

Intermediate alleles and reduced penetrance – the genetic 'gray area' of Huntington’s disease, explained

Dr Nayana LahiriApril 22, 2011

Dimebon fails in late-stage human HD clinical trial

Dimebon fails in late-stage human HD clinical trial

Dimebon fails to improve symptoms in HD patients in the HORIZON trial

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 11, 2011

FDA: further trial needed for Huntexil approval in HD

FDA: further trial needed for Huntexil approval in HD

Bad news for Huntexil – the FDA requires another trial before it can be approved in the US

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 04, 2011

Successful gene therapy trial in Parkinson’s Disease gives hope for HD

Successful gene therapy trial in Parkinson’s Disease gives hope for HD

Success for brain ‘gene therapy’ in Parkinson’s disease – good news for similar treatments being developed in HD

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 31, 2011