Brain Facts

December 2017


Huntington’s Drug Could Slow Progress of the Disease

A landmark trial for Huntington’s disease has announced positive results, suggesting that an experimental drug could become the first to slow the progression of the devastating genetic illness.

Learn more in The Guardian.



Autism Therapy: Social Behavior Restored Via Brain Stimulation

Scientists are examining the feasibility of treating autistic children with neuromodulation after a new study showed that social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation.

Read more in Science Daily.



Migraines Could Be Defence Mechanisms for the Brain

Migraines have been long been considered a disorder. But, what if migraines are a natural way for the brain to protect itself?

Read more about this hypothesis in Science & Vie (in French).


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