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Could fasting help to treat Huntington’s disease?

Could fasting help to treat Huntington’s disease?

Restricting food intake to a specific time period each day could benefit people living with Huntington’s disease, a new study indicates. Restricting food intake to the same 6-hour period was found to benefit mouse models of Huntington’s disease. Having studied mouse models of the disease, researchers found that a strict eating schedule — which involved […]

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Huntington’s disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key?

Huntington’s disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key?

Medication used to treat cancer could potentially be an effective therapy for Huntington’s disease, according to new research led by Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. The drug may also offer a pathway to treat other neurodegenerative diseases. Researchers found that a drug used in the treatment of cancer could also help in […]