Is There a Genetic Condition in Your Family?
Thor_Deichmann / Pixabay

Is There a Genetic Condition in Your Family?

Is there a genetic condition in your family? Are you concerned about the potential for passing this on to your children one day? Do you know if you are a…

Continue Reading Is There a Genetic Condition in Your Family?

First Hemophilia B Patient Enrolled in Potential Breakthrough Phase III Trial

According to BioPortfolio, the company UniQure has recently announced that the first hemophilia B patient has been enrolled in their Phase III study of the treatment AMT-061, which is an…

Continue Reading First Hemophilia B Patient Enrolled in Potential Breakthrough Phase III Trial
Express Scripts Makes Diagnosis Easier with Second Opinion
Source: Pixabay

Express Scripts Makes Diagnosis Easier with Second Opinion

According to PRNewswire, Express Scripts announced a new program to benefit people living with rare diseases on May 31st. The program, called Second Opinion is part of the company’s larger…

Continue Reading Express Scripts Makes Diagnosis Easier with Second Opinion
Canadian Patients Fear Discrimination with Challenge to Genetic Testing Law
https://pixabay.com/en/dna-microscopic-cell-gene-helix-1903319/

Canadian Patients Fear Discrimination with Challenge to Genetic Testing Law

In Canada, it is illegal to require a person to disclose results of genetic testing in any form of contract. The government of Quebec, however, recently issued a series of…

Continue Reading Canadian Patients Fear Discrimination with Challenge to Genetic Testing Law
Recent Research Has Led to a New Approach For Treating Huntington’s Disease
source: pixabay.com

Recent Research Has Led to a New Approach For Treating Huntington’s Disease

According to a story from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, a group of scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has unearthed a new mechanism that could…

Continue Reading Recent Research Has Led to a New Approach For Treating Huntington’s Disease
Scientists Have Created Pigs with Huntington’s Disease to Test CRISPR Technology
Source: Pixabay

Scientists Have Created Pigs with Huntington’s Disease to Test CRISPR Technology

According to a story from The Telegraph, a team of Chinese and American scientists have used gene editing to create pigs with Huntington's disease. A portion of human genetic material…

Continue Reading Scientists Have Created Pigs with Huntington’s Disease to Test CRISPR Technology
This Cannabis Research Company Just Received A License to Grow Cannabis For Treatment Development
Source: www.pixabay.com

This Cannabis Research Company Just Received A License to Grow Cannabis For Treatment Development

Just recently, MMJ International Holdings announced that MMJ Bioscience has received proper Canadian licensing to grow cannabis specifically to develop cannabinoid medicines to treat patients battling multiple sclerosis and Huntington's…

Continue Reading This Cannabis Research Company Just Received A License to Grow Cannabis For Treatment Development
Huntington Disease Patients Have Lower Chance of Developing Cancer
Source: Pixabay

Huntington Disease Patients Have Lower Chance of Developing Cancer

A new study by Northwestern scientists shares that patients with Huntington's disease are much less likely to develop cancer because the disease is toxic to cancer cells, recently reported by News…

Continue Reading Huntington Disease Patients Have Lower Chance of Developing Cancer
A Unique Experimental Treatment Just Got Orphan Drug Designation for Huntington’s Disease
source: pixabay.com

A Unique Experimental Treatment Just Got Orphan Drug Designation for Huntington’s Disease

According to a story from Morningstar, the pharmaceutical company Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals announced that its drug candidate EHP-102 was given Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S Food and Drug Administration…

Continue Reading A Unique Experimental Treatment Just Got Orphan Drug Designation for Huntington’s Disease
Researchers are Learning More About Huntington’s Disease After Changing Patients’ Skin Cells Into Brain Cells
source: pixabay.com

Researchers are Learning More About Huntington’s Disease After Changing Patients’ Skin Cells Into Brain Cells

According to a story from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, scientists from the university used a sample of skin cells from diseased patients and transformed them…

Continue Reading Researchers are Learning More About Huntington’s Disease After Changing Patients’ Skin Cells Into Brain Cells
BioPontis and Massachusetts General Partner Against Huntington’s
Source: Pixabay

BioPontis and Massachusetts General Partner Against Huntington’s

At the beginning of February. BioPontis Alliance announced a partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital. Together, the two set their sights on Huntington’s disease. Specifically, they hope to develop new treatment options.…

Continue Reading BioPontis and Massachusetts General Partner Against Huntington’s
This Woman Used To Live In Fear Of Huntington’s Disease, But Taking A Diagnostic Test Changed Everything
source: pixabay.com

This Woman Used To Live In Fear Of Huntington’s Disease, But Taking A Diagnostic Test Changed Everything

According to an article from BBC News, Jackie Harrison had a daunting choice to make. There was a fifty percent chance that she would contract Huntington's disease, a rare condition…

Continue Reading This Woman Used To Live In Fear Of Huntington’s Disease, But Taking A Diagnostic Test Changed Everything
Pharma Companies Working Together for a Huntington’s Breakthrough
Source: pixabay.com

Pharma Companies Working Together for a Huntington’s Breakthrough

Ionis and Roche have licensed together for the development of IONIS-HTTRx, a breakthrough drug in the treatment of Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s disease is a rare neurological condition that attacks the…

Continue Reading Pharma Companies Working Together for a Huntington’s Breakthrough
Close Menu