Huntington Disease

Apathy Associated With Lower Health-Related Quality of Life in Huntington Disease

Apathy Associated With Lower Health-Related Quality of Life in Huntington Disease

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These data confirm the debilitating effects of apathy on functioning in patients with Huntington disease.

Apathy: An Important Predictor of Employment in Huntington Disease

Apathy: An Important Predictor of Employment in Huntington Disease

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The authors noted that apathy is very common and progressive among Huntington disease mutation carriers, even during early stages of the disease, and has been associated with decline in general functioning.

Electrical Stimulation of Amygdala May Improve Long-term Memory

Electrical Stimulation of Amygdala May Improve Long-term Memory

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Electrical stimulation of the amygdala may boost declarative memory without influencing an emotional response.

Risk of Developing Huntington Disease Higher Than Previously Thought

Risk of Developing Huntington Disease Higher Than Previously Thought

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The HD-associated CAG repeat with 36 or more repeats was found in 18 individuals.

New Huntington's Disease Treatment to Be Reviewed by FDA

New Huntington's Disease Treatment to Be Reviewed by FDA

The FDA has accepted Teva's New Drug Application for deutetrabenazine to treat chorea associated with Huntington's disease.

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