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Wife Fights for Husband’s NPH Diagnosis

Houston’s ABC affiliate KTRK reports on Ron Shillcutt, a Houston resident initially diagnosed with dementia and then found to have Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).

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Living with Undiagnosed Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Rhode Island NBC channel 10 shares Roberta Healy’s story of being living for years with undiagnosed with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).

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A Guitar Rock Legend Builds Awareness of NPH

ABC News Worldwide features a story today on guitar rock legend, Dick Wagner and his diagnosis of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). The article – Rock Star Nearly Loses Career with “Curable” Dementia – is another step forward in increasing public awareness of both NPH and hydrocephalus.

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A New Lease on Life

I was diagnosed with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) after over 15 years of experiencing a slow progression of seemingly inexplicable mental and physical decline. Thanks to the Hydrocephalus Association and my medical team, I was able to learn more about Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and pursue treatment.

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AARP Informs Members About Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Dr. Michael Turner, neurosurgeon, talks about Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus on AARP Radio.

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Arizona Republic Publishes Article on NPH

Arizona State University Professor Emeritus, William Arnold, writes an article for the The Arizona Republic exploring NPH and dementia.

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Is There a Cure for My Dementia?

Today’s article in Parade Magazine, What If Grandpa Doesn’t Really Have Alzheimer’s?, plays an important role in our quest to educate the public about the form of hydrocephalus called Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus or NPH. While the condition was identified over 50 years ago, there is little research into the condition, which so far is the only known reversible form of dementia but it is often mistaken for Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Disease.

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Shunting of NPH Does Not Inhibit Dementia Onset for All Patients

A new study from Kuopio University Hospital, Finland found that around half of patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) will develop dementia, despite responding to shunting. Many patients had other contributing factors.

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