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Genetic discovery may help determine effectiveness of Huntington's disease treatments

A new genetic discovery in the field of Huntington's disease (HD) could mean a more effective way in determining severity of this neurological disease when using specific treatments.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Synthetic oil drug may bring promise for Huntington's disease

An early study suggests that a synthetic triglyceride oil called triheptanoin may provide hope for people with Huntington's disease.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Potential treatment for Huntington's disease suggested by animal study

By adjusting the levels of a key signaling protein, researchers improved motor function and brain abnormalities in experimental animals with a form of Huntington's disease, a severe...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Major factor in development of Huntington's disease uncovered

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington's disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease

The peptide - a small protein - beta-amyloid is strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease; however, researchers are still looking for unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Huntington's disease research advances with 'disease in a dish'

Creating induced pluripotent stem cells or iPS cells allows researchers to establish 'disease in a dish' models of conditions ranging from Alzheimer's disease to diabetes.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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The hippocampus likely mediates cognitive decline in Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that results in involuntary spastic movement and loss of control of voluntary motor function.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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One third of doctors 'would consider assisted death' for dementia patients

A new survey of doctors in the Netherlands - where assisted suicide is legal - reveals around 1 in 3 would help a patient with a mental illness or dementia to die.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Patient self-reporting version of 'blood pressure cuff' for dementia is reliable and valid

The patient self-reporting version of the Healthy Aging Brain Care Monitor - a primary-care tool to measure cognitive, functional and psychological symptoms - is user-friendly, reliable and...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Music to the ears of dementia suffers: learning to play saxophone after diagnosis

South Korean researchers have just revealed details of an unusual case which offers new insights into frontotemporal dementia (FTD).  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Sex and Dementia: Is it Love or Assault?

An interesting case brings up many questions about the rights of patients with Alzheimer disease and the obligation of their physicians.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Recent US Case of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease—Global Implications: Abstract and Introduction

Abstract and Introduction: A new US case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease highlights the importance of continued global surveillance and awareness to prevent further dissemination of this disease.  
medscape.org
over 5 years ago
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Sex and Dementia: Is it Love or Assault?

An interesting case brings up many questions about the rights of patients with Alzheimer disease and the obligation of their physicians.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing May Speed Cognitive Decline

Mild cognitive impairment and dementia develop earlier in some patients with significant snoring or other sleep-disordered breathing problems, a new study suggests, while CPAP treatment may slow it.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Double Trouble: Depression Plus Diabetes Boosts Dementia Risk

Depression and diabetes raise the risk for dementia. Together they post the greatest risk, particularly in individuals younger than 65 years.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago
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Caring for Yourself When Caregiving

The TV ads for a new dementia drug make it look so easy. "He’s been my everything, so now I’m his." Everyone is smiling. The caregiver bestows a loving kis  
psychcentral.com
over 5 years ago
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Walnuts fight bowel cancer, heart disease and dementia

EATING a handful of walnuts a day can cut your risk of bowel cancer, heart disease and dementia, researchers claim.  
express.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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BNPA 2014: TREM2 variants and risk of dementia

Stream BNPA 2014: TREM2 variants and risk of dementia by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago