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By On December 10th, 2012

A New Treatment For Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s Disease is characterized by a build-up of abnormal proteins in the brain. A study at Massachusetts General Hospital has found that inhibiting a specific enzyme can slow many of the symptoms of HD, including loss of motor function and neurological damage.

Unfortunately, a new drug will have to be designed to inhibit this enzyme, called SIRT2, but that is seemingly a small obstacle to overcome after the promising results of this study.

You can find out more at MedicalXpress.

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