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Three Generations of HD

Published date: 17 December, 2018

Three Generations of HD. Our hope by fundraising is not only to raise money for the HD Association, but to also raise awareness within our network of family, friends, colleagues and the broader community. In our experience, unless you know someone who has HD, or a family affected by HD, it is not a widely known disease.

Amy’s Story of HD

Published date: 10 December, 2018

I’m a friend, a granddaughter, a daughter, a sister, an Aunty, a stepmother, a mother, a wife and I’ve tested positive for Huntington’s Disease (HD). Imagine a combination of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and schizophrenia all rolled into one. This means that it is a disease of the brain that can be passed down from parent to ... Read more

Hope for Huntington’s

Published date: 31 July, 2018

HCF Health Agenda recently published an article ‘Hope for Huntington’s’ in the July 2018 publication. In the article Associate Professor Clement Loy say that he is cautiously optimistic ‘Out of the 100 or so trials that have been carrier out in the past few decades, this recent one is the most exciting. I am optimistic ... Read more

Would you want to know?

Published date: 20 October, 2016

That’s Life Magazine published an article ‘Would you want to know’ on the 7th October 2016. This article is about Holly Faulkner and her family. The writer of the article Sarah Firth, starts the story with “if a heart breaking genetic disease ran in your family, would you take the test?” To read the story ... Read more

Miss Elsie Court And Elsie Court Cottage

Published date: 1 January, 1996

Elsie Court Cottage was acquired by the Association in 1996 as a result of a generous bequest by Miss Elsie Court. The family of Miss Court requested that the bequest purchase capital used to for the benefit of people with Huntington's Disease and their families.