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7 Sep 16

National and International Research News




Articles from the International Huntingtons Association

Simple sugar (Trehalose) curbs Huntington disease in mice. Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 13:32:48 +0100 Source: Reuters Health, 19 Jan 2004.

Hope for Huntington's Treatment Published: 10 Jan 2004. Researchers hope to create a tablet drug for Huntington's. A brain chemical has been found that could improve the lives of people with Huntington's disease, scientists say.

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Gene therapy gives hope to brain disease sufferers
An artical taken from the Auckland Herald 05.08.2004

Information from around the world

Transplant Hope for Huntington's Sufferers
By Nigel Hawkes, Health Editor
The Times; 27 February 2006

Bringing a drug to market in Huntington's Disease
Now is an extremely exciting time in the Huntington's research world - new discoveries are made on a weekly basis from all corners of the world, each one providing a better understanding of HD and bringing us a bit closer to a treatment that will have an impact on Huntington's disease. Nowhere is this excitement more visible than in the area of clinical research.

Chosing Quality Health Care - A Guide FL-Karen Karle - USF Social Worker
This guide was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in cooperation with other agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and other public- and private-sector health organizations. AHRQ was formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR)

Drug treatment promising for halting Huntington's-related nerve death
The study was funded by the Robert A. Welch Foundation, the Huntington's Disease Society of America, the Hereditary Disease Foundation, and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.


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