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.
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