Huntington’s Breakthrough May Stop Disease


The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington’s has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned.

An experimental drug, injected into spinal fluid, safely lowered levels of toxic proteins in the brain. The research team, at University College London, say there is now hope the deadly disease can be stopped.

Experts say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years. Read more at BBC.



    • Wasn’t Woody Guthrie a communist sympathizer? “This machine kills fascists” sticker on his guitar while friends witn commies, who happened to be nazis’ allies in 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, or as I call it “Stalin-Hitler conspiracy to invade Poland from both West and East and start WW2” pact? Maybe I am missing some historical info here, but the guy seems to be like a fifth column liberal fool. Great music though.


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