Expressing solidarity with the sufferers of Huntington illness, Bus Bhavan — the company headquarters of the Telangana State Street Transport Company — was lit in purple and blue on Tuesday.
The initiative is meant to assist individuals obtain neighborhood assist and assist sufferers struggling silently with the genetically degenerative illness to maneuver forward with delight, mentioned company chairman Bajireddy Govardhan and managing director V.C. Sajjanar.
Might is designated as Huntington Illness Consciousness Month. Numerous programmes are held internationally all through the month.
Vice-chairman of Huntington Illness Society of India, Nikhil Ratna mentioned the illness causes gradual deterioration of nerves within the mind, resulting in signs corresponding to uncontrollable physique actions (chorea), modifications in behaviour, and lack of pondering. He additionally mentioned that though a medication to eradicate the illness just isn’t but accessible, it’s attainable that some medicines can cut back severity of the signs and supply a greater high quality of life.