With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.
Certain aspects of Huntington’s disease (HD), such as the biologic mechanisms of depression, are not consistently replicated in mouse models of the disorder, which may hinder therapy development, a ... Read more
MMJ International Holdings, a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of cannabis-based therapeutic products, will soon begin testing its oral cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) products in U.S. clinical ... Read more
Experimental immunotherapy laquinimod reduced brain atrophy in the caudate nucleus, one of the most affected brain areas in Huntington’s disease, and other cerebral regions but it did not improve ... Read more
Researchers have developed a miniature device that can measure the length of disease-related DNA regions in less than five minutes. The technology was tested using DNA samples from myotonic ... Read more
Extract from a South American fruit called guarana was found to reduce neuronal death and accumulation of protein aggregates in a roundworm model of Huntington’s disease, a study reports. The ... Read more