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Woody's Dance by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Huntington Chorea is a neurodegenerative disease wherein the patient exhibits, among other symptoms, uncontrollable writhing movements known as chorea . This word, chorea, is from the Greek choreía...
The Galapagos Islands and Huntington's chorea by Dr. Eric R. Healthy Living Professional Ahh, Blue-Footed Boobies! One of my favorite authors, Kurt Vonnegut, wrote about Huntington's Disease in the great book, Galapagos. The main character's pending and inevitable onset of neurological wasting intrigued me.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Cal ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven   HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington Beach Hospital announced today that it has installed Dynamic Imaging's IntegradWeb PACS, a leading Web-based Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS).
Study sheds light on Huntington disease with implications for other neurodegenerative disorders by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven A common theme among neurodegenerative diseases is that there is a some kind of "nucleating protein" which aggregates within specific areas of the brain. There is debate as to whether the aggregates cause disease, or are simp
Another quick quiz question by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven All of the following are CAG-repeat disorders EXCEPT: A. Huntington disease B. Myotonic dystrophy C. Olivopontocerebellar atrophy (spinocerebellar ataxia type 2) D. Kennedy disease (X-linked spinal and bulbar muscul
Huntington’s Disease: A Personal Story of Genetic Testing by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert On Sunday, the NY Times ran an amazing interview/profile of a young woman who, at age 23, decided to be tested for Huntington’s disease: “ Facing Life with a Fatal Gene.” By sharing her personal story and much more in such
Drug Shows Promise for Huntington’s Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy An early stage clinical trial of the experimental drug dimebon (latrepirdine) in people with Huntington’s disease appears to be safe and may improve cognition. That is the conclusion of a study published today in the Archiv
Mouse Models For Huntington's Disease by Description of Invention: Huntington's Disease (HD) is one of a number of neurological diseases in which excessive repetition of the CAG nucleotide sequence, which codes for glutamines, causes an abnormally shaped
Huntington Disease Discovery Provides New Hope For Treatment by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Huntington’s disease is a genetic disease with no cure, characterized by a steady decline in motor control and the dysfunction and death of brain cells. The cause of the disease has long baffled scientists. Symptoms tend
As soon as the end of the year, ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven As soon as the end of the year, the owner of Anaheim Memorial, Huntington Beach-based Memorial Health Services, is expected to settle on a bidder for the hospital.  Dr. Reddy has not given up yet..BD A rapidly growing hig

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