normal pressure hydrocephalus
Individuals Diagnosed with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Show Improved Quality of Life after Shunting
A new study found that shunting improved quality of life for people living with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).
In the 3rd installment of our Meet the Innovator Awardees Blog Series, we interviewed Dr. Joel Geerling, one of four scientists who received our 2019 Innovator Award, and Maggie Tish, who works in Dr. Geerling’s lab. They delve deeper into their fascinating research on Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).
Medical Experts and Patients Educate New Jersey Families About Brain Disorder That Affects Over 1 Million Americans
Dementia, gait disturbance, and incontinence. Typically, when older adults have these symptoms, they’re told they have diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or a host of other illnesses, when in many cases they are suffering from a treatable condition called Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). Join the Hydrocephalus Association at its first Hydrocephalus Education Day in Neptune, NJ on Nov. 9th, where medical experts and patients will discuss NPH symptoms, and share information about other forms of hydrocephalus.
NPH continues to be relatively unknown among the general public and even in the medical community. In April, Trish Bogucki, a longtime HA volunteer, led a presentation on NPH and cognitive therapy for senior citizens in Midland Park, NJ.
Patients diagnosed with idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) are typically treated by having a shunt placed surgically. A new clinical trial will determine whether or not shunts are an effective form of treatment for iNPH patients.
After struggling with a declining interest in activities that she loved, decreasing mobility, and urinary incontinence, Dorothy Sorlie was finally diagnosed with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). A recent article in the Leader-Telegram detailed her journey.
A study from Yale School of Medicine looked at the personal experiences of people diagnosed with idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).
Miss the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HA CONNECT? Recordings of the 19 live streamed sessions are now available! Register as a virtual attendee for $20 to access the 19 recordings!
A few months ago, I noticed that my balance was deteriorating so I mentioned it to my GP at my annual physical. He immediately ordered a CT scan and more Physical Therapy.
The 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HACONNECT, takes place June 28-30, 2018 in Orange County, California. Join us! Here are tips to help make it affordable.
The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce a financial aid program for the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus which will be held in Orange County, California June 28-30, 2018.
The Hydrocephalus Association staff and the program planning committee are happy to announce the release of our conference agenda for the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HACONNECT!
Department of Defense funding of two hydrocephalus researchers reflects the success of the Hydrocephalus Association’s Research and Advocacy Initiatives.
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 Renaissance Newport Beach 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.