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Living with Dementia

Treatment For Huntingtons Disease

Possible New Treatment for Huntington’s Disease

Treatment that increases brain levels of a crucial regulatory enzyme may slow the loss of brain cells that characterize Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative disorders, according to this study. Increased expression of Sirt1, one of a family of enzymes called sirtuins, in the brain of a mouse model of HD protected against neurodegeneration.… Possible New Treatment for Huntington’s Disease   

Living with Dementia: I’m Still Here

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