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News: Early predictors of Huntington's disease identified

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Early predictors of Huntington's disease identified 

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Early predictors of Huntington's disease identified 

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An international team, including NIHR UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre researchers, have identified a set of tests that could help identify whether - and how - Huntington’s disease (HD) is progressing in gene positive individuals. The TRACK-HD study monitored carriers of the HD mutation for three years using various methods including brain scans, motor measurements and examinations by physicians. The findings, published in The Lancet Neurology, provide information that will help design trials of new therapies in HD as well as understand how the disease progresses.

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23/05/2013 

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22/06/2013 

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Created at 24/05/2013 14:30  by Leonilde Yahyaoui 
Last modified at 24/05/2013 14:31  by Leonilde Yahyaoui