What is Huntington’s disease?
Huntington’s disease is an inherited genetic disease that causes the progressive degeneration of nerves located inside the brain, according to Mayo Clinic. It has a significant impact on an individual’s functional abilit… More »
Huntington’s disease is an autosomal dominant disorder, meaning that only one copy of the defective gene that causes the disease is needed to develop the disorder, as noted by the National Institute of Neurological Disor… More »
According to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, the life expectancy after onset is approximately 10 to 20 years. The younger the onset of the disease occurs, the more rapid the progression. Symptoms generally s… More »