Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Cannabinoids Seen to Ease Motor Symptoms Like Dystonia in Early-onset Patients in Case Study

Cannabinoids can help to treat motor symptoms like dystonia in patients with early-onset Huntington’s disease, a small case study reports. The study, “Cannabinoids for Treatment of Dystonia in Huntington’s Disease,” appeared in the Journal of Huntington’s Disease. Huntington’s disease is characterized by movement disorders, cognitive deterioration,…

IONIS-HTTRx Shows Promising Results in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial

Ionis Pharmaceuticals‘ experimental therapy IONIS-HTTRx significantly reduced levels of the protein responsible for Huntington’s disease (HD) in early stage patients, according to top-line results from a Phase 1/2 clinical trial. The data, presented at the 13th Annual HD Therapeutics Conference in Palm Springs, California, confirm IONIS-HTTRx…