Food for Huntington s Disease

Food for Huntington s Disease

Undeniably, they believe that the information provided in this book would raise the awareness of the readers and could possibly help them to understand the disease process and the benefits of food items on Huntington's' disease management.

Author: M. Mohamed Essa


ISBN: 153613855X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 296

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Food and Huntington's Disease is another book in a series of books related to the benefits of food on brain function. This book designates the possible beneficial effects of edible natural products and their active materials on Huntington's disease. This is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that could cause uncontrolled movements, cognitive difficulties and emotional disturbances. The aim of this book and its series is to create awareness in general audiences about the dietary perception to reduce the occurrence of Huntington's disease. This may enable a better understanding and possibly reduce the cost on medical bills for patients (approximately $4500/year/person) and the insurance companies. Literature revealed that this disturbing neurodegenerative disorder has a higher prevalence in Europe (3-7 in 100,000), North America (4-5 in 100,000), and Australia than in Asian countries. Studies suggest that mutation in the HD gene and the repeat expansion play an important role in the pathophysiology of this disease. The genetic defect underlying Huntington's disease is unstable, caused by an abnormal CAG expansion within the first exon of the Huntingtin gene (HTT), leading to an expanded polyglutamine (polyQ) track in the HTT protein. This disease is an inherited one. Even though the prevalence rate is moderate, scientists predict that a lot of people possess the possibility of carrying this disease. Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress could very highly play a role in this disease. In the last decade, the benefits of food on many diseases - including brain diseases - were explored. This book aims to summarize the recent updates on the benefit of natural edible materials and their active principles on the prevention or delaying of the progression or the management of this disease. The editors feel highly obligated to all the contributors for this initiative. Undeniably, they believe that the information provided in this book would raise the awareness of the readers and could possibly help them to understand the disease process and the benefits of food items on Huntington's' disease management.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Handbook of Behavior Food and Nutrition

Handbook of Behavior  Food and Nutrition

199.2 Quality of Life and Diet Tsuang and Vandermey (1980, p. 100) give a particularly vivid summary representing the devastation that HD wreaks on QoL. “A crueler disease than Huntington's could hardly have been devised by a committee ...

Author: Victor R. Preedy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387922717

Category: Medical

Page: 2094

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This book disseminates current information pertaining to the modulatory effects of foods and other food substances on behavior and neurological pathways and, importantly, vice versa. This ranges from the neuroendocrine control of eating to the effects of life-threatening disease on eating behavior. The importance of this contribution to the scientific literature lies in the fact that food and eating are an essential component of cultural heritage but the effects of perturbations in the food/cognitive axis can be profound. The complex interrelationship between neuropsychological processing, diet, and behavioral outcome is explored within the context of the most contemporary psychobiological research in the area. This comprehensive psychobiology- and pathology-themed text examines the broad spectrum of diet, behavioral, and neuropsychological interactions from normative function to occurrences of severe and enduring psychopathological processes.
Categories: Medical

Huntington s Disease

Huntington s Disease

FDA Approves First Drug for Treatment of Chorea in Huntington's Disease. Rockville, Md.: Food and Drug Administration, 2008. Available online. URL: html. Franklin, R.E., and R.G. Gosling ...

Author: David M. Lawrence

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9780791095867

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Describes the disease, including its origins, symptoms, treatments, and genetic research towards finding a cure.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Food and Human Responses

Food and Human Responses

Diet-induced increases in neuronal acetylcholine levels are therefore associated with enhanced release of choline when cholinergic neurons are stimulated (Wecker 1990). Many neurological diseases, such as Huntington's chorea, ...

Author: Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030354374

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 228

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This book discusses the role of food and the human nutrition-behavior interface. Food makes us what we are, but in addition to providing adequate nutrition, does it influence behavior? This book looks at this critical question from various angles and considers different concepts and approaches to food, nutrition and well-being. To better understand the entire gamut of the food-behavior linkage, the author unravels the workings of the mind - brain link. The book discusses this aspect and the findings add to the existing fund of knowledge in this area. Much of today’s malaise in humans can be traced to the food consumed by individuals. This book provides a comprehensive picture of the current state of human nutrition and how this can be linked to behavior.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Huntington s Disease

Huntington s Disease

Other neurological and medical issues Weight loss Weight loss in HD is multifactorial, relating partly to increased resting energy expenditure, but also to dysphagia, unusual behaviours or obsessions related to food, and psychosocial ...

Author: Gillian Bates

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191500114

Category: Medical


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It is now almost a decade since the identification of the Huntington's Disease gene and its mutation, during which time, major advances in our understanding of this disorder have been achieved. Since publication of the first two editions of this book, there have been considerable insights into how the mutation leads to the molecular pathology, neuropathology and clinical symptoms of Huntington's Disease, and experimental tools are now in place to take this research further towards new therapeutic approaches. As a result of these major advances, this well-established series of books has required radical updating. An international group of researchers and clinicians with specialist interests in HD has been commissioned to document the recent advances in our understanding of this disease. Developments in the fields of structural biology, cell biology, neurochemistry and neuropathology, with full coverage of transgenic animal models, are discussed in detail. The clinical sections cover genetic, neurological and psychiatric aspects as well as new developments in therapy. This book will continue to provide an invaluable source of information for clinicians and scientists involved with Huntington's Disease, including geneticists, psychiatrists and neurologists, and basic science research workers in genetics and neurobiology.
Categories: Medical

Cumulated Index Medicus

Cumulated Index Medicus

J Neurochem Amino acid and low - energy meals on hunger , food preference and food 1988 Apr ; 50 ( 4 ) : 1111-6 neuropeptide Huntington's disease cerebellum . Beal intake . Hill AJ , et al . Hum Nutr Appl Nutr 1987 Aug ...



ISBN: OSU:32436011073044

Category: Medicine


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Antioxidants and Functional Foods for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Antioxidants and Functional Foods for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Pharmacologic activation of mitochondrial biogenesis exerts widespread beneficial effects in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington's disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2012;21:1124–1137. Johri A, Chandra A, Beal MF.

Author: Abhai Kumar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000282740

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 472

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Neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, are a growing problem across the world’s aging population. Oxidative stress in the brain plays a central role in a common pathophysiology of these diseases. This book presents scientific research on the potential of antioxidant therapy in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. This book outlines the roles of oxidative stress and diabetes mellitus in neurodegeneration, describes the molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders including the roles of environmental pollutants and inflammatory responses, and explores mitochondrial dysfunction. It then describes the protective abilities of antioxidants – including vitamin D, tocotrienol and coenzyme Q10 – against neurodegeneration. The book demonstrates the therapeutic potential of ketogenic diets, and highlights the roles of medicinal plants, phytopharmaceuticals, traditional medicines and food nutrients in neuroprotection. Key Features: Explains damage caused by numerous neurodegenerative disorders and the possible protection offered by antioxidants and functional foods. Describes molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration by oxidative stress, advancing age, diabetes and mitochondrial dysfunctions. Demonstrates protection offered by nutraceuticals, antioxidants, botanical extracts and functional foods. The book contains twenty-three chapters divided into six sections written by leading researchers. This book is essential reading for health professionals, dietitians, food and nutrition scientists and anyone wanting to improve their knowledge of etiology of neurodegenerative diseases.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Learning to Live with Huntington s Disease

Learning to Live with Huntington s Disease

So, I am on a high-calorie diet (the envy of most women I know). I can eat whatever I like, and do! From fry-ups to Chinese food to ice-cream, my eating habits are the envy of my friends. As Huntington's is a disease of the brain I make ...

Author: Sandy Sulaiman

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843104872

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

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Huntington's Disease (HD), is a hereditary illness passed on via a defective gene. This book offers one family's poignant story of coping with the symptoms, the diagnosis and the effects of HD. It also presents the struggles and strengths of the whole family when one member loses their future to a terminal illness.
Categories: Family & Relationships

SPEC Handbook of Clinical Neurology Volume 144 Huntington Disease 12 Month Access eBook

SPEC     Handbook of Clinical Neurology  Volume 144  Huntington Disease  12 Month Access  eBook

Chair should be pulled up to the edge of table to decrease distance food needs to travel from plate to mouth. ... MAKING A MEASURABLE DIFFERENCE IN ADVANCED HUNTINGTON DISEASE CARE 193 Problem solving requires ongoing assessments: spitting.


Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128019030

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Huntington Disease summarizes the most recent findings related to the disease, providing both cutting edge coverage for clinical/research specialists looking to expand their knowledge base of Huntington disease information, as well as solid groundwork for advanced students from various backgrounds (neurology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, genetics). The volume includes all major areas of Huntington disease clinical care and research, whereas many other HD texts focus solely on neurological symptoms. This book also addresses behavioral and cognitive symptoms, brain imaging, and family dynamics and therapeutic alliances in working with individuals affected by HD. Clinical trials are covered extensively, including design considerations for therapeutic studies. The devastating nature of Huntington’s disease is well appreciated throughout the neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatric communities, and a great amount of basic and clinical research is currently taking place. However, much of that occurs in isolated research silos, and it is critical that an interdisciplinary resource be developed to provide in depth information to enhance communication and collaboration. This volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series is that resource. Includes coverage of both basic science and clinical aspects of the disease, as well as treatment, experimental therapeutics, and biomarkers Provides an essential resource for the non-neurologist, including necessary background for understanding the disease before making a more detailed study proposal Provides an interdisciplinary approach that can be applied in everyday clinic and research efforts Features chapters edited by leaders in the field around the globe—the broadest expert coverage available
Categories: Medical

Report Commission for the Control of Huntington s Diseases and Its Consequences

Report   Commission for the Control of Huntington s Diseases and Its Consequences

Commission for the Control of Huntington's Disease and Its Consequences. f . Suction equipment must be easily ... A high - calorie , high - protein diet with no fried foods should be provided . c . Food supplements , such as " Nuti 1000 ...

Author: United States. Commission for the Control of Huntington's Disease and Its Consequences


ISBN: UOM:39015016231279

Category: Huntington's disease


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Categories: Huntington's disease