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Harry & Delraye Discuss Their Huntington's Disease (HD) Experience with Chorea Symptoms

Prescribing Information: http://ssshare.it/9WT9 Medication Guide: http://ssshare.it/bAug Important Safety Information: http://ssshare.it/AtBd Harry & Delraye...
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Johnny Appleseed's comment, May 24, 2013 11:23 AM
The etymology of the word "chorea" essentially means "dance." People who experience chorea symptoms experience uncontrollable undulation.
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Elusive Search for Biomarkers in Huntington's Disease - Science Daily (press release)

Elusive Search for Biomarkers in Huntington's Disease - Science Daily (press release) | Huntington's Disease | Scoop.it
Elusive Search for Biomarkers in Huntington's Disease Science Daily (press release) May 21, 2013 — While Huntington's disease (HD) is currently incurable, the HD research community anticipates that new disease-modifying therapies in development may...
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Johnny Appleseed's comment, May 24, 2013 11:26 AM
Huntington's disease is incurable. Huntington's disease is the result of a mutation in chromosome 4, in gene IT15. The mutation is the result of the CAG codon repeating more than thirty-six times.
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Study puts Huntington's disease trials on TRACK - Medical Xpress

Study puts Huntington's disease trials on TRACK - Medical Xpress | Huntington's Disease | Scoop.it
Study puts Huntington's disease trials on TRACK Medical Xpress Co-author clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist, Professor Julia Stout, from Monash University's School of Psychology and Psychiatry has been researching Huntington's disease for...
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Johnny Appleseed's comment, May 24, 2013 11:19 AM
Mental weakening in people who have Huntington's disease may begin ten years before other symptoms begin to show. The estimated lifespan of people with Huntington's disease is 10-30 years after diagnosis. Symptoms of Huntington's disease include decrease in muscle coordination, cognitive decline, chorea, dementia, an overall lack of coordination and an unsteady gait.
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Dr. Jeff Hersh: Are you at risk for inheriting Huntington's? - Burlington Union

Dr. Jeff Hersh: Are you at risk for inheriting Huntington's? - Burlington Union | Huntington's Disease | Scoop.it
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Are you at risk for inheriting Huntington's?
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Q: My best friend's cousin was diagnosed with Huntington's disease. Is she at risk of getting it?
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Johnny Appleseed's comment, May 24, 2013 11:21 AM
Huntington's disease is autosomal dominant. In most cases, in which one parent is heterozygous for Huntington's, there is a 50% chance of receiving the disease.