Are there any treatments?
There is no cure for Huntington's disease, but there are treatments like:
- physical therapy
- talk therapy
This disease has no cure and will progressively get worse as the person with the disease ages, therefore the prognosis is very bad. It has been told as "Many describe the symptoms of HD as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s – simultaneously.
What is the genetic pattern of inheritance?
Huntington's disease is a autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.
Since 2012 research regarding Huntington's disease has been continued but no breakthroughs have been made. Though much time and effort is currently being put in to find a cure for this disease.
Video summarizing Huntington's disease: http://hdsa.org/what-is-hd/?gclid=CO-Aq_b9-dECFdeLswodkeUAVQ#stages
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"Learning about Huntington's Disease." National Human Genome Research Institute, 17 Nov. 2011, www.genome.gov/. Accessed 5 Feb. 2017.
"What Is Huntington's Disease." Huntington's Disease Society of America, 2017, www.hdsa.org/. Accessed 5 Feb. 2017.