Clinically, 11 patients had psychiatric diagnoses--primarily mood disorders (9 patients)--and 6 patients had neurologic diagnoses (dementia, Huntington's chorea
The neurons were proven capable of communicating through synapses and holds promise that patients suffering from degenerative conditions such as Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and Huntington's chorea
may one day be treated by growing enough neurons to replace cells destroyed by the disorders.
Several teams are looking into the misfolding of proteins, which scientists theorize to be the problem underlying brain illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's chorea
Marie's mother Agnes died from breast cancer when Marie was only 14 and the teenager took over as the main carer for her dad James, who suffered from Huntington's Chorea
, and her younger brother Henry, who was just 11 at the time.
Presumably they were all going to be sat in front of typewriters in the hope that one of them would eventually type out a cure for Huntington's Chorea
International Huntington Association (IHA) and the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) Research Group on Huntington's Chorea
Out of his homey, suburban office that he shared with a younger colleague and a nurse, Welby offered wise unhurried, holistic care to patients with an extraordinary array of diseases, from leprosy to Huntington's chorea
At that stage Huntington's Chorea
, as it was known, was a fairly obscure disease,'' he says.
Depending on the facility's resident population, a nursing assistant might need special training in other types of disabilities, such as mental illness, Parkinson's disease or Huntington's chorea
The prevalence and patterns of care of Huntington's Chorea
Scientists now know that as many as 3,000 of the 10,000 diseases and conditions - including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, sickle cell anemia and Huntington's chorea
- have a genetic link.
John Archibald (29) was earlier convicted of the 'bestial' attack on the 58-year-old, who is afflicted by the degenerative brain disorder Huntington's chorea
The gene for Huntington's chorea
was discovered in 1993, making it possible to test those who may have inherited the disease before they've had any symptoms.