normal pressure hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus is a neurological condition caused by an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid, resulting in pressure on the brain. There is currently no cure, but it can be treated.
Hydrocephalus is a chronic, neurological condition caused by an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), resulting in pressure on the brain. It affects over 1 million Americans, ranging from infants to seniors.
For those that are traveling we hope you will take a couple days to explore this wonderful host city for our conference and enjoy the world-famous theme parks and, stunning beaches, designer shopping, delightful fairs and so much more.
HA is pleased to announce some of the brightest minds in the field who are generously offering their time, expertise and talent in planning the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus
Housing is open for the National Conference on Hydrocephalus which will take place on June 28-30, 2018 at the Irvine Marriott in Orange County, California. Book your hotel!
If you have Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) you might find Cognitive Therapy useful. Trish Bogucki explains what it consists of and shares some tips for others who might be in the same boat she was in.
By filling out our online surveys, participating in the clinical research networks, and making donations, we are moving hydrocephalus research forward!
Ever aspired to run a half or full marathon? Ever thought of running in honor of your loved one living with hydrocephalus? Do you have hydrocephalus and love to run?
Imagine having a neurological condition that most people have never heard of. Jamie Wright is on a mission to educate others about hydrocephalus.
Professional members enjoy the benefits of the association working on your behalf to ensure greater coordination of research, identify and reach the patient population and provide training and educational opportunities tailored to the needs of the professional community. Join us today.
The incoming Administration and Congressional Members will take office with new policy priorities. On healthcare, some will remain the same, while others will change.
Dr. Michael A. Williams received the Leadership Award by the Hydrocephalus Association to honor his career dedicated to caring for patients with hydrocephalus.
Donate now through October 31st and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor who will give up to $100,000 to further research into adult hydrocephalus!
Arthur DiPatri, MD, announced as the Medical Honoree of the Chicago Hydrocephalus Association WALK on Saturday, September 27, at the Lincoln Park South Rowing Lagoon.
ReFlow System by Alcyone Lifesciences, Inc., currently in clinical trials, may prevent the need for an immediate emergency shunt revision for patients with hydrocephalus.
Support is needed for research initiatives that aim to better understand the distribution and determinants of [hydrocephalus] and to develop new therapies and other interventions.
The hydrocephalus community claimed a big victory on Capitol Hill when we helped ensure Congress did not restrict medical research for veterans living with hydrocephalus.
A certain type of hydrocephalus can cause a person to lose the ability to walk and talk normally. And because the symptoms are similar to dementia or Parkinson’s, it’s a condition that can be easily overlooked. But if doctors properly diagnose N.P.H. , they can often reverse it.
Angel Raynoso spent his 30th birthday in the hospital. The day before, he’d had a seizure, was rushed to intensive care and had emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain.
Older Americans around the country are being misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus can display similar symptoms, but is treatable.
Researchers have shown that computerized cognitive rehabilitation (a program to help brain-injured or otherwise cognitively impaired individuals to restore normal functioning) can improve attention and executive functioning in brain injury survivors including traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke.
The Knights on the Go Cafe was unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. It features a harness system for helping people with limited mobility.
Approximately 10% of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia are living with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Why is it so often mis- or undiagnosed?