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49 hot topic(s) found with the query "Huntington's disease"

Association of CAG Repeats With Long-term Progression in Huntington Disease
DR Langbehn et al, JAMA Neurology, August 12, 2019 (Posted: Aug-13-2019 8AM)


Experimental Drug For Huntington's Disease Jams Malfunctioning Gene
R Harris, NPR, May 9, 2019 (Posted: May-10-2019 9AM)


Daring to hope
M Wadman, Science, August 23, 2018 (Posted: Aug-24-2018 2PM)


Huntington’s disease Despite gaps in our understanding of the biology that underlies this neurodegenerative condition, potential treatments are on the horizon.
H Brody, Nature Outlook, May 30, 2018 (Posted: May-31-2018 8PM)


The first DNA-based genetic test: Huntington’s Disease
E Amsen, TGMI, May 25, 2018 (Posted: May-25-2018 8AM)


Gene-altering treatments are medicine’s best shot yet against Huntington’s disease
E Mullin, Tech Review, Feb 15, 2018 (Posted: Feb-26-2018 11AM)


Hope & hype on unpublished Huntington’s Disease trial splashy news
P Knoepfler lab blog, Dec 13, 2017 (Posted: Dec-14-2017 5AM)


Success! ASO drug reduces levels of mutant protein
J Carroll, HD Buzz, Dec 11, 2017 (Posted: Dec-11-2017 7PM)


Concise Review: The Use of Stem Cells for Understanding and Treating Huntington's Disease.
Connor Bronwen et al. Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio) 2017 Nov (Posted: Dec-11-2017 9AM)


Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease
J Gallagher, BBC News, Dec 11, 2017 (Posted: Dec-11-2017 9AM)


Genetics of Huntington disease.
Nance Martha A et al. Handbook of clinical neurology 2017 3-14 (Posted: Nov-06-2017 6AM)


Hunt to Stop a Killer
Genome Magazine, Oct 2017 (Posted: Nov-06-2017 6AM)


The impact of Huntington disease on young people.
Ellison Matthew et al. Handbook of clinical neurology 2017 144179-182 (Posted: Oct-04-2017 10AM)


The highly anxious individual presenting for Huntington disease-predictive genetic testing: the psychiatrist's role in assessment and counseling.
Groves Mark et al. Handbook of clinical neurology 2017 14499-105 (Posted: Oct-04-2017 10AM)


Genetic testing for Huntington disease.
Quaid Kimberly A et al. Handbook of clinical neurology 2017 144113-126 (Posted: Oct-04-2017 10AM)


1993-2014: two decades of predictive testing for Huntington's disease at the Medical Genetics Unit of the University of Genoa.
Mandich Paola et al. Molecular genetics & genomic medicine 2017 Sep 5(5) 473-480 (Posted: Sep-27-2017 9AM)


How a genetic test for Huntington’s disease could change our plans for children
N Hectel, Wassau Daily Herald, August 15, 2017 (Posted: Aug-16-2017 8AM)


What do we know about Late Onset Huntington's Disease?
Chaganti Sai S et al. Journal of Huntington's disease 2017 (2) 95-103 (Posted: Aug-08-2017 0PM)


Huntington's Disease: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets.
Wright Dean J et al. Advances in neurobiology 2017 93-128 (Posted: Aug-08-2017 0PM)


The Complexity of Clinical Huntington's Disease: Developments in Molecular Genetics, Neuropathology and Neuroimaging Biomarkers.
Tippett Lynette J et al. Advances in neurobiology 2017 129-161 (Posted: Aug-08-2017 0PM)


Families bear the burden of this disease in silence. Pope Francis made us into a community
M Gable, Stat News, August 8, 2017 (Posted: Aug-08-2017 0PM)


Huntington's Disease-Update on Treatments.
Wyant Kara J et al. Current neurology and neuroscience reports 2017 Apr (4) 33 (Posted: Jun-27-2017 9AM)


REVIEW-ARTICLE Intermediate alleles of Huntington's disease HTT gene in different populations worldwide: a systematic review.
Apolinário T A et al. Genetics and molecular research : GMR 2017 Apr (2) (Posted: Jun-27-2017 9AM)


Personal utility in genomic testing: is there such a thing?
Bunnik Eline M et al. Journal of medical ethics 2015 Apr (4) 322-6 (Posted: Jun-06-2017 11AM)


A Systematic Review of the Huntington Disease-Like 2 Phenotype.
Anderson David G et al. Journal of Huntington's disease 2017 (1) 37-46 (Posted: May-20-2017 10AM)


Huntington’s case raises questions about passing gene test results to relatives
C Dyer, BMJ 2017; 357 (Posted: May-20-2017 10AM)


Modern Genome Editing Technologies in Huntington's disease Research.
Malankhanova Tuyana Bairovna et al. Journal of Huntington's disease 2017 Jan (Posted: Feb-26-2017 4PM)


Molecular Imaging Markers to Track Huntington's Disease Pathology.
Wilson Heather et al. Frontiers in neurology 2017 11 (Posted: Feb-26-2017 4PM)


Contribution of Neuroepigenetics to Huntington's Disease.
Francelle Laetitia et al. Frontiers in human neuroscience 2017 17 (Posted: Feb-26-2017 4PM)


A liminal stage after predictive testing for Huntington disease.
Gargiulo Marcela et al. Journal of medical genetics 2017 Jan (Posted: Jan-18-2017 10AM)


Factors Related to Genetic Testing in Adults at Risk for Huntington Disease: The Prospective Huntington At-Risk Observational Study (PHAROS).
Quaid Kimberly A et al. Clinical genetics 2016 Oct (Posted: Oct-19-2016 3PM)


Effect of Deutetrabenazine on Chorea Among Patients With Huntington Disease- Randomized Clinical Trial
Huntington's Study group. JAMA July 5, 2016 (Posted: Jul-06-2016 7AM)


Deutetrabenazine effectively treats Huntington’s chorea with minimal side effects
Two minute medicine, July 5, 2016 (Posted: Jul-05-2016 6PM)


Do you really want to know your medical future?
M. Dahl, CNN, March 8, 2016 (Posted: Mar-10-2016 9PM)


Support communities involved in disease studies
Nature News, March 8, 2016 (Posted: Mar-09-2016 9AM)


Songbirds Help Pinpoint Effects of Huntington's Disease
Duke Today, March 7, 2016 (Posted: Mar-09-2016 8AM)


Pridopidine for the treatment of Huntington's disease.
Shannon Kathleen M et al. Expert opinion on investigational drugs 2016 Feb (Posted: Mar-01-2016 8AM)


The Frequency of Huntington Disease and Huntington Disease-Like 2 in the South African Population.
Baine Fiona K et al. Neuroepidemiology 2016 Feb (3) 198-202 (Posted: Mar-01-2016 8AM)


Huntington disease among the Navajo: A population-based study in the Navajo Nation.
Gordon Paul H et al. Neurology 2016 Feb (Posted: Mar-01-2016 8AM)


Neuropsychiatric symptoms are very common in premanifest and early stage Huntington's Disease.
Martinez-Horta Saul et al. Parkinsonism & related disorders 2016 Feb (Posted: Mar-01-2016 8AM)


Current status of PET imaging in Huntington's disease.
Pagano Gennaro et al. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging 2016 Feb (Posted: Mar-01-2016 8AM)


Potential Treatment for Huntington's Disease Enters Clinical Testing
SciCasts Clinical Research, February 29, 2016 (Posted: Mar-01-2016 8AM)


Huntington disease and the potential of gene silencing
Genomics Education Program, October 26, 2015 (Posted: Oct-27-2015 10AM)


Genetic Counselling for Predictive Testing in Huntington's Disease in One Centre since 1993. Gender-Specific Aspects of Decision-Making.
Arning Larissa et al. J Huntingtons Dis 2015 4(1) 87-98 (Posted: Sep-09-2015 11AM)


Predictive genetic testing for Huntington's disease: A journey with a genetic counselor as your guide,
National Society of Genetic Counselors, Jun 18 (Posted: Jun-24-2015 1PM)


Can We Cure Huntington's Disease?
ricki Lewis, PLoS Blog DNA Science Posts, May 28, 2015 (Posted: Jun-01-2015 11AM)


Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis of Huntington disease: detection of the paternally inherited expanded CAG repeat in maternal plasma.
van den Oever Jessica M E et al. Prenat. Diagn. 2015 Mar 12. (Posted: Apr-23-2015 8AM)


Cognitive interventions to enhance neural compensation in Huntington's disease.
Andrews Sophie C et al. Neurodegener Dis Manag 2015 Apr (2) 155-64 (Posted: Apr-23-2015 8AM)


Huntington disease: Cerebrospinal fluid and MRI biomarkers for prodromal HD.
Chase Alex et al. Nat Rev Neurol 2015 Apr 21. (Posted: Apr-23-2015 8AM)



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