The Dr. Seuss books and wooden “choo-choo” train in the waiting room were clear indicators that it was time for me to transition to a physician that treated adults.
HA is proud to fund the AHCRN as they move research from bench to bedside to find new treatments, preventions and cures for adults living with hydrocephalus and NPH.
The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce the funding of three hydrocephalus researchers through the HA Network for Discovery Science (HANDS), Innovator Award.
Imagine having a neurological condition that most people have never heard of. Jamie Wright is on a mission to educate others about hydrocephalus.
Support 21st Century Cures Act (Cures), a bill that could change the lives of many patients by providing funding for medical research. Urge Congress to pass the Cures Act before the end of this year!
Learn about how Dr. Hannah Tully is uncovering risk and protective factors associated with the development of PHH, and the results of a large retrospective study she recently presented.
Nominate a dedicated Neuroscience Nurse with demonstrated excellence in neurosurgery, specifically with hydrocephalus, for the Mary Decker Mentorship Award!
The LA Kings Insider profiles our Los Angeles Hydrocephalus WALK and the incredible commitment of the LA Kings to standing with our hydrocephalus community.
Because of the country’s high numbers of children with hydrocephalus, doctors, including Dr. David Limbrick of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, traveled to Uganda so they could learn the technique. Two years ago, Limbrick traveled 8,000 miles to the East African country for more than a week of intensive training.
Living with hydrocephalus means living with headaches. In his latest post, Dan discusses headaches, weather changes, and the importance of knowing your body.
Sometimes a disability is not readily visible. A mom shares her experience advocating for her daughter with hydrocephalus to a stranger in a parking lot.
Philip Brooks, a teen HA community member, recounts his experience during Rare Disease Week, when hundreds of people gathered to advocate for hydrocephalus and other conditions.
The Duchess, who has been the patron of the charity since 1973, will meet some of the charity’s members among the 250 delegates attending the launch.
Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI), in collaboration with Friends of Children with Cancer (FOCC), has launched a special camp to conduct operations for the children with neurosurgical problems.
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.
Elyse was selected as one of two children to serve as this year’s “National Ambassador of Hydrocephalus Awareness,” for the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, to help raise the level of awareness and education about Hydrocephalus in the United States.