Washington: A new Canadian study has discovered a protective pathway in the brain that could help explain why Huntington`s disease (HS) symptoms take so long to appear. HD is hereditary condition that causes severe physical and mental deterioration, psychiatric problems and eventually, death.
Since HD is a dominant genetic disease, every child with an affected parent has a 50 per cent chance of inheriting the fatal condition. The study has appeared in The Journal of Neuroscience. ANI
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