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The primary objective of this study was to establish the absolute reduction of chorea in participants with Huntington's disease(HD) treated with tetrabenazine or placebo
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind
tetrabenazine or placebo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
Tetrabenazine has been shown to improve gating of abnormal visual stimuli and improve postural stability in Huntington disease (HD) patients as measured by computerized dynamic posturograp...
Huntington's disease (HD) is autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disease, starting in average (with high variability) in the fourth decade. The disease progression is classically characte...
The purpose of this clinical trial is to study the therapeutic effect of tetrabenazine MR in children with Tourette's Syndrome, as measured by the improvement in total tic score of the Yal...
The purpose of this study is to determine if Dimebon is safe and effective for the treatment of cognitive impairment in Huntington disease.
This study will evaluate the safety of 3 months of Dimebon dosing and the efficacy of Dimebon in improving cognitive, motor, and overall function in subjects with Huntington's Disease.
Huntington's disease (HD) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder for which no disease-modifying treatment is currently available. Only symptomatic treatment can be offered. Chorea is the most comm...
Huntington's disease is a rare, neurodegenerative disease caused by an expanded CAG repeat mutation in the huntingtin gene. Compared with adult-onset Huntington's disease, juvenile Huntington's diseas...
Huntington disease (HD) is associated with increased risk of suicide.
Lowering the levels of disease-causing proteins is an attractive treatment strategy for neurodegenerative disorders, among which Huntington's disease is an appealing disease for testing this strategy ...
A drug formerly used as an antipsychotic and treatment of various movement disorders. Tetrabenazine blocks neurotransmitter uptake into adrenergic storage vesicles and has been used as a high affinity label for the vesicle transport system.
A biochemical phenomenon in which misfolded proteins aggregate either intra- or extracellularly. Triggered by factors such as MUTATION, POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATIONS, and environmental stress, it is generally associated with ALZHEIMER DISEASE; PARKINSON DISEASE; HUNTINGTON DISEASE; and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS.
Membrane glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored glycoproteins that may aggregate into rod-like structures. The prion protein (PRNP) gene is characterized by five TANDEM REPEAT SEQUENCES that encode a highly unstable protein region of five octapeptide repeats. Mutations in the repeat region and elsewhere in this gene are associated with CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE; FATAL FAMILIAL INSOMNIA; GERSTMANN-STRAUSSLER DISEASE; Huntington disease-like 1, and KURU.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
A phenyl-piperidinyl-butyrophenone that is used primarily to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and other PSYCHOSES. It is also used in schizoaffective disorder, DELUSIONAL DISORDERS, ballism, and TOURETTE SYNDROME (a drug of choice) and occasionally as adjunctive therapy in MENTAL RETARDATION and the chorea of HUNTINGTON DISEASE. It is a potent antiemetic and is used in the treatment of intractable HICCUPS. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p279)