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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?
Mar 31, 2014 ... ... which strikes one in every 20,000 Americans. Huntington's disease is passed from parent to child through a mutation in the huntingtin gene.
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 ...
Jun 24, 2014 ... Researchers believe they have learned how mutations in the gene that causes Huntington's disease kill brain cells, a finding that could open ...
Mar 26, 2014 ... Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 26, 2013 ... Leicester geneticists have discovered a potential defense against Huntington's disease – a fatal neurodegenerative disorder which currently ...
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 ...
Feb 5, 2014 ... “FDA's Fast Track designation of OMS824 for Huntington's disease reflects the unmet need associated with cognitive impairment in ...
Feb 13, 2013 ... A new test may help to streamline genetic testing for Huntington Disease (HD) by generating accurate results, avoiding unnecessary additional ...
<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 ...
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 ...
Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.
Quote of the Day
Man has lost the basic skill of the ape, the ability to scratch its back. Which gave it extraordinary independence, and the liberty to associate for reasons other than the need for mutual back-scratching.

- Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929), French semiologist.
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