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.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for up to 70 percent of all cases. But it's not the
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.
I believe there is an important relationship between scientists and patients. As scientists, our goals are clear: to slow
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.
"You get to be Marianna, and in those moments, whether or not you were familiar with Huntington's disease, you become intimately
The role of genetic counseling As a genetic counselor specializing in predictive genetic testing for HD, it is important
Twice Nash came to my office to get genetic testing, and twice she walked away. Her older sister has been tested, and does
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."
The Lion's Mouth Opens, a new documentary from acclaimed director Lucy Walker, tells the story of Marianna Palka, herself