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New Insights into Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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A recently published study attempts to shed light on the long term outcomes of untreated iNPH by examining mortality rates, risk of dementia, and symptom progression in individuals with ventricular enlargement.
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PT Tips for NPH Patients

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By the time Trish was diagnosed with NPH and had shunt surgery, she had lost her ability to walk unaided, so her neurosurgeon gave her a prescription for physical therapy.
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Opportunity to Contact Your Senators on Health Care Reform

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Are you concerned with provisions of the BCRA that could adversely affect your ability to maintain healthcare coverage? Learn how ​YOU can ​be sure your voice is heard.
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Healthcare Up for Vote in Senate

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Contact your Senator TODAY and urge them to oppose the AHCA before voting ends on Friday. If passed into law, the AHCA as it currently stands would be devastating for individuals with preexisting conditions, like hydrocephalus, and millions of Americans.
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Over 500 Adult Hydrocephalus Patients Enrolled in Registry

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We are happy to announce that over 500 patients are currently enrolled in the (AHCRN) core data project.
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Hydrocephalus and Disability Benefits

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides support to disabled individuals through two separate disability benefit Programs: SSI and SSDI. Learn more.
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Update on Obamacare

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Congressional leaders are moving to repeal Obamacare per the campaign promise of President-elect Donald Trump. Here is an update on moves to date.
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Like Father, Like Son: An NPH Journey

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One man watched his father decline into a state of confusion until diagnosed with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Then he found himself traveling the same road.