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Hydrocephalus Action Network

Senate Demonstrates Support for Continued Research for Veterans Living with Hydrocephalus

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.

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U.S. Troops Experiencing Increases in Epilepsy and Hydrocephalus, Among Other Conditions

Roll Call spotlights injuries and medical conditions on the rise in U.S. Troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan which include hydrocephalus, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and brain injury, among other conditions.

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Probes May Reduce Memory Loss Caused by Brain Injury

Bloomburg reports that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will explore the use of probes implanted in the brain to help reverse memory loss caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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$11 Million Center To Treat TBI in Veteran Population

Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, will house the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) Satellite Center to provide returning service members treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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DOD Creates Brain Tissue Repository

To help researchers understand the underlying mechanisms of traumatic brain injury in service members, the Department of Defense has established the world’s first brain tissue repository.

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