The Huntington Disease

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This paper discusses one of the most well known neurodegenerative diseases named Huntington’s. Recent statistical records showed that the disease is widely spread around the world. Scientists have conducted many researches in order to study the mode of inheritance of the disease as well as to find a possible cure for it. They discovered that the disease is genetically inherited from one generation to another. The aim of this scientific paper is to provide information about this genetic disorder including its history, genetics, inheritance, mechanism, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and some of the current researches being conducted to study the nature of this disorder. Huntington’s disease has garnered a lot of attention in the last two centuries. It is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases present in humans. The side effects include loss of neuron cells and function, causing a butterfly effect and introducing other difficulties and symptoms in the patients. Peoples affected by the disease see a slow progression of the disease, and since it does not have a cure as ...

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