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White Matter and HD

Recent studies have revealed that changes occur in the brain’s white matter in pre-symptomatic people with Huntington’s disease. Specifically, the volume of white matter tends to be reduced in the brains of HD patients and pre-HD individuals. This article describes some recent research conducted on HD and white matter degeneration, as well as hypotheses of […]


Clinical Trials on Huntington’s disease

What are clinical trials? In order for any drug or treatment to be approved for human use by the FDA, it must first successfully pass clinical trials. A clinical trial is a medical or health-related research study in humans that follows a strict protocol in a carefully monitored, scientifically controlled setting. Clinical trials are generally […]