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Dr. Emma Yhnell presenting her research on cognitive training at the EHDN plenary meeting.

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The European Huntington’s Disease Network Plenary Meeting 2016

Posted on October 3, 2016 by Dr Emma Yhnell

On the 15th September 2016, over 900 people from 42 different countries met in The Hague for the 9th European Huntington’s Disease Network (EHDN) Plenary Meeting. The event brought together clinicians, health care professionals, researchers and families affected by Huntington’s disease. What is Huntington’s disease? Huntington’s disease is a brain disorder which gets progressively worse
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Prof. Monica Busse presents results from the Exert-HD trial - positive effects of exercise in HD.

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Physical Activity in Huntington’s Disease #EHDN2016

Posted on October 2, 2016 by Katy Hamana

In September 2016, the 9th European Huntington’s Disease Network (EHDN) plenary meeting 2016 took place at The Hague in the Netherlands. Clinicians, scientists, researchers, HD patients and families travelled from all over the world to gather for four days of meetings, presentations, posters and networking. With over 900 attendees, EHDN 2016 provided a fantastic platform
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Developing Self-Sustaining Walking Groups for People with Huntington’s Disease

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Richard Haggerty

A newly-funded project seeks to empower people with Huntington’s disease to become stakeholders in their own walking groups as a way to maintain the benefits of exercise. Dr Una Jones; Katy Hamana; Professor Monica Busse; Dr Melanie Jones; Kay Holmes; Dr Sonia Vougioukalou; Professor Anne E Rosser Background Previous research by the Huntington’s disease (HD) Physiotherapy group at Cardiff
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Supporting Activity Engagement in People with Huntington’s Disease: A Phase II Evaluation

Posted on June 25, 2016 by Monica Busse-Morris

Dr Monica Busse; Dr Lori Quinn, Professor Anne Rosser, Professor Helen Dawes,Professor Kerry Hood Funded by the National Institute of Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) in Wales We know that keeping active (both physically and socially) is important for any person who suffers with a chronic health condition. This can become very difficult for
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