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Washington University in St. Louis Researchers believe they have learned how mutations in the gene that causes Huntington's disease kill brain cells, a finding ...
Nov 27, 2013 ... Huntington's disease is caused by an unusual type of mutation in a gene that encodes the “huntingtin” protein. These mutations create long ...
Mar 26, 2014 ... Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast ...
Scientists On The Hunt For Origin Of <b>Huntington's Disease</b> In The <b>...</b>
Apr 29, 2014 ... The gene mutation that causes Huntington's disease appears in every cell in the body, yet kills only two types of brain cells. Why?
Promising Therapy For <b>Huntington's Disease</b> Developed - Science <b>...</b>
Nov 1, 2012 ... Image Caption: Mitochondria are labeled red and green, and the nucleus is blue, in this neuron isolated from a Huntington's disease mouse ...
May 26, 2014 ... As Huntington disease is an inherited condition that can be detected decades before any clinical symptoms are seen in humans, a better ...
Mar 31, 2014 ... Tweaking a specific cell type's ability to absorb potassium in the brain improved walking and prolonged survival in a mouse model of ...
Feb 20, 2014 ... In comparison with the mysteries of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease has a seemingly simple culprit: an expansion in ...
Mar 21, 2012 ... Huntington's disease is a dreaded and debilitating congenital neurological disorder. There are little successful treatments and no cure.
Jun 29, 2012 ... Using a human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) from a patient suffering from Huntington's disease, researchers at the Buck Institute for ...
Aug 26, 2013 ... Leicester geneticists have discovered a potential defense against Huntington's disease – a fatal neurodegenerative disorder which currently ...
Feb 5, 2014 ... “FDA's Fast Track designation of OMS824 for Huntington's disease reflects the unmet need associated with cognitive impairment in ...
Jun 28, 2012 ... Researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have corrected the genetic mutation responsible for Huntington's Disease (HD) using a ...
<b>Huntington's Disease</b> May Lower Risk Of Cancer - Health News <b>...</b>
Apr 14, 2012 ... A Swedish study has shown that people with Huntington's disease may have protection from cancer. The study also suggests there may be a ...
Feb 13, 2013 ... A new test may help to streamline genetic testing for Huntington Disease (HD) by generating accurate results, avoiding unnecessary additional ...
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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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