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Study Links Rheumatoid Arthritis and Huntington’s Disease

This could open the door for treatment when it comes to each condition

The ultimate objective is to figure out why there is overlap between the two disorders and to find the genes within the pathways that might be helpful for either disorder. This may provide a wider use for drugs already in use and even prompt the onset of new ones. “Ultimately, that’s what this is all about — looking for new therapies for both diseases,” said Dr. Firestein.