Study suggests potential therapy for Huntington’s Disease

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A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) suggests that Huntington’s disease may take effect much earlier in life than was previously believed, and that a new drug may be key in controlling the disease.

“This could be a good start to developing new promising treatments for Huntington’s disease, treatments that could be administered even before signs of the illness appear,” said Alexander Osmand, researcher in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and coauthor of the study.

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