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Molecule Restores Motor Function in Mouse Test of Huntington’s

Researchers of Huntington’s disease, a brain condition with no cure, said they restored motor skills in mice, pointing to a possible therapy for humans.

Infusing a brain molecule called GM1 into the laboratory animals eased motor impairment within days, scientists at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, said today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.