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Huntington's Disease Reveals a New Weapon to Fight Cancer

Scientists have found a silver lining to Huntington’s disease. The malady causes nerve cells in the brain to break down; there is no cure. But if there’s one redeeming quality to this fatal genetic illness it’s this: Medical data has shown that people with Huntington’s are 80 percent less likely to develop cancer than the general population. But why? Building off of previous experiments
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