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Huntington’s Disease May Lower Risk Of Cancer
2012-04-14 05:53:30

A Swedish study has shown that people with Huntington’s disease may have protection from cancer. The study also suggests there may be a genetic mechanism in diseases such as Huntington’s capable of fighting off cancer cells.

2011-12-23 06:48:49

Treatment that increases brain levels of a crucial regulatory enzyme may slow the loss of brain cells that characterize Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative disorders, according to this study.

2011-12-19 11:43:13

Treatment that increases brain levels of an important regulatory enzyme may slow the loss of brain cells that characterizes Huntington's disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative disorders.

2011-11-28 10:34:39

Huntington's disease (HD) is characterized by ongoing destruction of specific neurons within the brain.

2011-11-15 19:23:37

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a universally fatal neurodegenerative disease.

2011-10-31 10:16:28

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered how a form of the protein linked to Huntington's disease influences the timing and severity of its symptoms, offering new avenues for treating not only this disease, but also a variety of similar conditions.

2011-10-25 11:32:47

A tiny difference in the coding pattern of a single gene significantly affects the rate at which men's intellectual function drops with advancing age.

2011-10-12 11:30:23

Melatonin, best known for its role in sleep regulation, delayed the onset of symptoms and reduced mortality in a mouse model of Huntington's disease, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School.

2011-10-10 19:36:30

Huntington disease is a devastating neurogenerative disorder that causes a progressive loss of functional capacity and reduced life span.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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