Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network

The Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN) is a network of hospitals that conduct clinical research on hydrocephalus to improve treatment for the adult forms of hydrocephalus, including transitional patients who were diagnosed as children, those who acquire hydrocephalus as adults, and patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus.

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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.

Individuals Diagnosed with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Show Improved Quality of Life after Shunting

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A new study found that shunting improved quality of life for people living with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).

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