Tag Archive for: water on the brain

New Insights into Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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.

Hydrocephalus and Disability Benefits

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

Update on Obamacare

Congressional leaders are moving to repeal Obamacare per the campaign promise of President-elect Donald Trump. Here is an update on moves to date.

Like Father, Like Son: An NPH Journey

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.

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.

Finding that Perfect Fit

It was truly amazing to be surrounded by people who either have hydrocephalus themselves that know exactly what it’s like to live the way I live,

The Power of Sharing

I look forward to going back to the hydrocephalus conference to reconnect with old friends, meet new friends and learn the latest and greatest information...

Us In Hydrocephalus: A Young Woman Finds Community

Robin, living with hydrocephalus, reflects on the power of uniting with a community to learn from each other and empower one another.

The Difficulties of Diagnosing Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Approximately 10% of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia are living with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Why is it so often mis- or undiagnosed?

Next Steps for the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network

The Core Data Project of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN) has enrolled nearly 200 patients since in late 2014.