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UNC Initiative to Create ‘Tools’ for Studies of Rare Diseases, Train Researchers

Jan 12, 2017 08:46 am | Daniela Semedo, PhD

 

Huntington's disease researchThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently launched an initiative intended to better equip scientists working to treat rare and orphan diseases, such as Huntington’s disease. The UNC Catalyst initiative, funded with a $2 million grant from the Eshelman Institute for Innovation, will provide patient groups and disease organizations with the information, resources, and research tools needed […]

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Physical Activity Improves Symptoms of Early Huntington’s Disease, Study Shows

Jan 10, 2017 04:31 am | Joana Fernandes, PhD

 

Early Huntington's exercisePhysical activity improves cognitive and day-to-day functioning, and possibly motor function, in patients in the early stages of Huntington’s disease, a study shows. The research, “Is There an Association of Physical Activity with Brain Volume, Behavior, and Day-to-day Functioning? A Cross Sectional Design in Prodromal and Early Huntington Disease,” was published in the journal PLoS […]

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