Mice 'Stimulate' Their Way to Delaying Huntington's Disease
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Scientists have been able to delay the onset of Huntington's disease in
mice by providing them with a stimulating environment.
With Huntington's disease, certain areas of the brain degenerate, but these
stimulated mice showed less degeneration than other mice with the disease.
Researchers do not yet know how the findings will translate to humans,
partly because an enriched environment is difficult to quantify, as it
encourages more exercise, more fine-motor skills, more enjoyment, and less