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Huntingtons Disease

CEO of HDSA Louise Vetter and George Yohrling PhD discuss the pathophysiology and science of HD and why it can be so difficult to recognize, diagnose and treat.
After losing his mother-in-law to Huntington's disease (HD) in April, Greg Shwaga is using his summer break to raise funds and awareness for this rare condition.
The Toronto Blue Jays traded pitcher Joe Smith to his hometown Cleveland Indians because he requested to be closer to his mother, a Huntington's disease patient.
All 32 NFL teams reported to training camp this week, and the New Orleans Saints did so with biliary atresia patient Jarrius Robertson.
11-year old Huntington's disease patient Aidan Smith met an Elvis Presley impersonator at the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital's Lincoln campus this week.
Huntington's disease is a genetic disease that can have a devastating effect on a patient physically, psychologically, and cognitively.
A European team of scientists discovered what they claim are encouraging early signs for a potential Huntington's disease (HD) treatment.
Team NeuroGate will be competing in the Microsoft Imagine Cup finals with their work that recognizes neurodegenerative disorders like HD and Parkinson's.
Three different groups from the United Kingdom are staying active this week in their efforts to raise awareness of and funds for Huntington's Disease research.
The Huntington's Disease Network DataBase (HDNetDB) will potentially reduce the complexity by allowing scientists to freely share data.
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