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Living with Dementia

Involuntary Movements

Huntington’s Disease (Huntington’s Chorea)

What is Huntington’s Disease?

Huntington’s diseaseHuntington’s disease is a progressive disease that results in the slow loss of affected brain cells. It is an inherited condition that begins in adulthood. At present, typical Huntington’s disease is a lethal condition. Huntington’s disease is characterised by involuntary movements, dementia and psychological disturbances that worsen as the… Huntington’s Disease (Huntington’s Chorea)   

Simple blood test diagnoses Parkinson’s disease long before symptoms appear

A new research report appearing in the December issue of the FASEB Journal shows how scientists from the United Kingdom have developed a simple blood test to detect Parkinson’s disease even at the earliest stages. The test is possible because scientists found a substance in the blood, called “phosphorylated alpha-synuclein,” which is common in… Simple blood test diagnoses Parkinson’s disease long before symptoms appear   

I have Alzheimer Disease

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