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Protein May Prevent Neuron Death in Huntington’s Patients, Study Finds

Jan 19, 2017 08:28 am | Joana Fernandes, PhD

 

Huntington's disease researchA protein called Nrf2 can help maintain healthy levels of proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington’s disease, thereby protecting neurons from death, according to new research. Results of the study, “Nrf2 Mitigates LRRK2- And α-synuclein–induced Neurodegeneration By Modulating Proteostasis,” were published in the journal PNAS. Neurodegenerative disorders — such as Huntington’s, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, or […]

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Healthcare Gaps Impact Huntington’s Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Says

Jan 17, 2017 08:26 am | Joana Fernandes, PhD

 

Huntington's care gapPatients with Huntington’s disease may not be receiving enough of the healthcare services they need to improve their quality of life, according to a study in Norway. The research, “Health-related Quality Of Life And Unmet Healthcare Needs In Huntington’s Disease,” was published in the journal Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. Scientists have yet to […]

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