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CoQ10 in Huntington’s study

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The effect of coenzyme Q10 on cognitive function in Huntington's disease patients will be tested in a phase III clinical trial by the Huntington Study Group, according to a June 2 release. The five-year study will measure the maximum effective dosage of CoQ10 for treating Huntington's, a genetic, progressive brain disorder with no known cure or proven drug therapy. Pasadena, Texas-based Kaneka Nutrients will supply the supplement for the trial. In addition to its documented neurological benefits, CoQ10 has cardio health advantages pharmaceutical developers are attempting to harness (1"The Tan Sheet" June 2, 2008, p. 8)...

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