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Indiana declares September Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

Sixteen States Join Congress in Declaring September Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

Sixteen states join the U.S. Congress in declaring September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month.

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Premature Baby Posthemorragic hydrocephalus

HA Convenes the First International Workshop on Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus

Workshop on Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus (PHH) proves the potential for researchers to alter the course of the development of hydrocephalus and its long-term outcomes.

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Pediatric Hydrocephalus study on shunt entry points

HCRN Study Begins Enrolling Pediatric Patients

The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network begins enrolling patients in a new study that examines the best placement for a shunt in infants and children.

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Hope in Progress

We have made great strides in hydrocephalus research, from understanding the basic causes, to exploring alternative treatments, to reducing shunt infections. There is hope.

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Research UPDATE: Preventing Hydrocephalus in Premature Infants

In a study published in the journal Brain, researchers find that the infusion of a naturally occurring protein can prevent the development of hydrocephalus after an intraventricular hemorrhage. The results show great promise in the work to develop a preventive therapy for the development of hydrocephalus, particularly in one of our most fragile populations, premature infants.

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Looking Back…Moving Forward: A Mom with a Mission

As the Hydrocephalus Association continues its interview series in commemoration of their 30th anniversary, Amanda Garzon, HA’s Communications and Marketing Manager, opens up about mothering a child with hydrocephalus and shares her personal reflections on the association.

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