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  • brain
  • At Seattle Children's Research Institute - Center for Integrative Brain Research, synergy and a collaborative atmosphere generate new ideas to understand and treat hydrocephalus. (washington.edu)
  • When it comes to treating balance issues that attend Parkinson's and other brain and balance disorders such as hydrocephalus and aging, there's only so much medication can do. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Hydrocephalus (also called "water on the brain") can make babies' and young children's heads swell to make room for the excess fluid. (teenhealth.org)
  • If it's not treated, hydrocephalus can lead to brain damage, a loss in mental and physical abilities, and even death. (teenhealth.org)
  • In some cases, normal pressure hydrocephalus is caused by other brain disorders such as hemorrhages, infections or inflammation. (alz.org)
  • The amount of rainfall affects the number of infant infections leading to hydrocephalus in Uganda, according to a team of researchers who are the first to demonstrate that these brain infections are linked to climate. (independent.co.ug)
  • Hydrocephalus - literally "water on the brain" - is characterized by the build-up of the fluid that is normally within and surrounding the brain, leading to brain swelling. (independent.co.ug)
  • Because hydrocephalus can injure the brain, thought and behavior may be adversely affected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Learning disabilities including short-term memory loss are common among those with hydrocephalus, who tend to score better on verbal IQ than on performance IQ, which is thought to reflect the distribution of nerve damage to the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • normal
  • If you have Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) you might find Cognitive Therapy useful. (hydroassoc.org)
  • There is no single test to determine if someone has normal pressure hydrocephalus. (alz.org)
  • Even if treated, there is only a one-third chance of a child maintaining a normal life after post-infectious hydrocephalus develops, and that chance is dependent on whether the child has received the best treatment possible. (independent.co.ug)
  • There are four types of hydrocephalus: communicating, non-communicating, ex-vacuo, and normal pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus is estimated to affect about 5 per 100,000 people with rates increasing with age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hakim's triad of gait instability, urinary incontinence and dementia is a relatively typical manifestation of the distinct entity normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH). (wikipedia.org)
  • Low pressure hydrocephalus appears to be a more acute form of normal pressure hydrocephalus. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1957, he finally realized that these patients suffered from what is now known as normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) after finding a 16-year-old live patient with this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her current research funding is for clinical trials in breast cancer metastasis and idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. (wikipedia.org)
  • pituitary
  • His clinical practice included, at various times, subspecialty interests in neurovascular surgery, complex necks, hydrocephalus and tumours of the pituitary gland and IIIrd ventricle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Valve
  • In order to allow improved adaptation to the situation existing in a patient in the case of a hydrocephalus valve with an electric actuating system comprising a control system opening and closing the hydrocephalus valve, it is proposed that the control system is a time control system. (google.co.uk)
  • The invention relates to a hydrocephalus valve with an electrical actuating system, comprising a control system opening and closing the hydrocephalus valve. (google.co.uk)
  • The first valve to treat Hydrocephalus was introduced in 1949 by Spitz, but this valve had several disadvantages which sometimes risked the patient's life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce a financial aid program for the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus which will be held in Orange County, California June 28-30, 2018. (hydroassoc.org)
  • The Hydrocephalus Association staff and the program planning committee are happy to announce the release of our conference agenda for the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, HACONNECT! (hydroassoc.org)
  • If you respond and have not already registered, you will receive periodic updates and communications from Hydrocephalus Association. (hydroassoc.org)
  • The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce the funding of three hydrocephalus researchers through the HA Network for Discovery Science (HANDS), Innovator Award. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Hydrocephalus Association provides support, education and advocacy for people whose with hydrocephalus, their families and the professionals who work with them. (alz.org)
  • The Hydrocephalus Association is a member of the Community Health Charities federation, the largest workplace giving campaign devoted to health. (hydroassoc.org)
  • If your employer participates in Community Health Charities campaigns, you can designate your contribution to the Hydrocephalus Association. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Designate your contribution to the Hydrocephalus Association, CFC ID #10036. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Donate to the Hydrocephalus Association through the United Way. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Contact your human resources department to see if your company sponsors a matching program, and double or triple your gift to the Hydrocephalus Association! (hydroassoc.org)
  • The Los Angeles Times reports that players from the Stanley Cup champs, the LA Kings, will join little Charlie and over 600 other walkers and runners at the Los Angeles, California - Hydrocephalus Association WALK, co-chaired by Charlie's mom, Jennifer Pope. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Jon Rosen with the LA Kings Insider shares details about hydrocephalus and the upcoming LA Hydrocephalus Association WALK, co-sponsored by the LA Kings. (hydroassoc.org)
  • Los Angeles Kings hockey players are scheduled to participate in the inaugural Los Angeles Hydrocephalus Association WALK on September 29, 2013 to help raise awareness of hydrocephalus and the 1 million Americans living with this condition. (hydroassoc.org)
  • In 2010, Dr Hakim got an award from the Hydrocephalus Association in its annual conference in Cleveland, the Lifetime Achievement award, for his extense contribution to the treatment and understanding of the CSF circulation and its anomalies. (wikipedia.org)
  • child's
  • It's common to have countless questions that range from learning more about what hydrocephalus is to what one can expect a child's experience to be across the life spectrum. (hydroassoc.org)
  • researchers
  • By comparing the data from NOAA and the hydrocephalus cases, the researchers found that instances of the disorder rose significantly at four different times throughout the year - before and after the peak of each rainy season, when the amount of rainfall was at intermediate levels. (independent.co.ug)
  • water
  • Hydrocephalus ("water head") is an extinct genus of redlichiid trilobite that was very common during the Middle Cambrian of Eurasia and North America, which lasted from 508 to 497 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)