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Approximately one-third of patients with Huntington's disease (HD) experience depression. In 21 published case reports where electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was used to treat depression in patients with HD, 20 reported positive results from the therapy. No side effects were reported in these...
46 patients from the US, UK, and Canada have been taking part in a clinical trial in Toronto in hopes of finding a cure for Huntington's disease. The therapy targets and stifles the mutant huntingtin (HTT) gene that causes the toxic proteins responsible for the disease. Scientists around the world remain...
Many patients with neurodevelopmental disorders also exhibit psychiatric issues that can negatively affect their livelihood and the lives of those around them. Collaboration is an important element in helping patients with neurodevelopment issues attain a high quality of life. Lifespan neurodevelopmental...