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Judgment Task, Called Reversal Learning, Diminishes as Huntington’s Advances, Study Suggests

Dec 22, 2016 09:33 am | Joana Fernandes, PhD

 

Huntington's studyThe ability to apply reversal learning, which involves adapting behavior according to changes in stimulus-reward situations, appears to be diminished in patients with Huntington’s disease and to worsen as the disease progresses, according to new research. This study, “Reversal Learning Reveals Cognitive Deficits And Altered Prediction Error Encoding In The Ventral Striatum In Huntington’s Disease,” was published in […]

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Co-enzyme Q10 Does Not Delay Huntington’s Disease Progression, Study Shows

Dec 20, 2016 08:34 am | Joana Fernandes, PhD

 

Huntington's Enzyme TreatmentTaking high doses of co-enzyme Q10 in the early stages of Huntington’s disease does not delay its progression, according to a clinical trial. The study, “A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial Of Coenzyme Q10 In Huntington Disease,” was published in the journal Neurology. Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder stemming from mutations in the huntingtin (HTT) protein. It […]

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