Huntington's disease

Wolfgang Panofsky, the National Medal of Science-winning physicist and son of the great art historian Erwin Panofsky, once
The sheep were able to recognize Emma Watson, Barack Obama and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Being able to diagnose CTE in living people could be a game changer.
One day, it might be able to target fatal genetic diseases in children and adults.
Just before my babies were born, my mom was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease.
The important discovery could lead to new medications for MS, Huntington's and Alzheimer's.
Research has shown that many forms of dementia -- and neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS and Huntington's -- share some
In the fields of medical research and patient advocacy, modern-day "wonder women" are not hard to find. But the evils they face are not comic at all.
We engage with HD patients directly and have ongoing conversations with advocacy organizations to help shape our scientific
Genetic counseling can be the answer. Individuals who seek genetic counseling learn about genetic testing options. They have no obligation to take the test when they have genetic counseling. These individuals are seeking information and enabling themselves to make educated decisions. This is the essence of genetic counseling.
Inside the O'Briens, the new novel by Still Alice author Lisa Genova, promises to do for Huntington's disease, what Still Alice did for Alzheimer's.
As advocate Sara Dean says, dropping off a casserole is often a tangible show of support for those facing a disease diagnosis
Often people who have not had the experience of living in a family affected by HD underestimate the impact of predictive
It is especially important for people at risk for HD and for those who have already been tested, whether they are showing
At age 18, if one of your parents has HD, you are eligible to be genetically-tested for the mutant gene that causes Huntington's disease. Your chance of having the gene is the equivalent of the flip of a coin, and if you have the gene, you will develop HD. It's not an "if," it's a "when."
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