Tag: Huntington’s disease

Innovation, Research

America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain

January 17, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Used for fast food frying, added to packaged foods, and fed to livestock, soybean oil is by far the most widely produced and consumed edible oil in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In all likelihood, it […]

Innovation, Research

Blood test can predict onset and track progression of Huntington’s disease

June 9, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

The first blood test that can predict the onset and progression of Huntington’s disease has been identified by a UCL-led study. The researchers say their findings, published in Lancet Neurology, should help test new treatments for the genetic brain disorder, […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Study identifies new biomarkers for Huntington’s disease

November 8, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have identified several new biological markers to measure the progression of the inherited neurodegenerative disorder Huntington’s disease (HD). Their findings, which will be published online November 7 ahead of issue in The Journal […]