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In Huntington's disease, proteins form toxic clumps that kill brain cells. Stowers Institute for Medical Research hide caption

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Huntington's spreads like 'fire in the brain.' Scientists say they've found the spark

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I've always been moving ... I've always counted on movement, to not only propel me from place to place, but to express myself," says Michael J. Fox in Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie. Apple TV+ hide caption

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Following a traumatic brain injury, veteran Michael Schneider found that art and music therapy helped him manage his epilepsy and PTSD. Schneider explains that by playing music, he can prevent a seizure. Madeline Gray for NPR hide caption

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Art and music therapy seem to help with brain disorders. Scientists want to know why

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A boxing club in Pittsburgh offers classes for people with Parkinson's disease. Patients have been trying approaches like boxing or dancing because it seems to help them move more smoothly and quickly for a temporary period of time. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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A brain circuit tied to emotion may lead to better treatments for Parkinson's disease

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Her Incredible Sense Of Smell Is Helping Scientists Find New Ways To Diagnose Disease

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