CDI Startup Aims to Address Hydrocephalus
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CDI Startup Aims to Address Hydrocephalus

Normally, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) surrounds our brain and spinal cord, providing numerous benefits from injury protection and nutrient delivery to waste removal. Hydrocephalus, or "water on the brain," occurs when…

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Three Young People With Chronic Illness Talk About the Challenges They Face
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Three Young People With Chronic Illness Talk About the Challenges They Face

  Three people with an eye on the future talk about their innermost feelings and the fact that their lives may be interrupted at any time by their chronic illness.…

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A Teenager’s Plan to Help her Friend with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Takes Off
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A Teenager’s Plan to Help her Friend with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Takes Off

According to a story from Essex Live, Lily Wythe is a fourteen year old girl who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine…

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Hartlepool dad’s worldwide birthday card appeal for daughter Lyla O’Donovan, who is facing tenth brain operation

The family of a little girl who is battling health problems after suffering a brain tumour are appealing for people to make her birthday extra special by sending her cards…

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A Young Girl With Hydrocephalus Will Have to Travel Thousands of Miles For Treatment
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A Young Girl With Hydrocephalus Will Have to Travel Thousands of Miles For Treatment

According to a story from the Herald Sun, Matilda Mahon, an eighteen month old girl from Australia, will need to travel to the United States in order to receive treatment…

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Can an App Play Doctor? The Surprising Answer for Hydrocephalus and Parkinson’s
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Can an App Play Doctor? The Surprising Answer for Hydrocephalus and Parkinson’s

A breakthrough app won the Henry Ford Health System’s first artificial intelligence challenge. A team from Israel developed the app to assist in monitoring conditions such as Parkinson’s and hydrocephalus.…

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Oct. 25 is World Spina Bifida Day: How Can You Help Raise Global Awareness for Neural Tube Defects?
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Oct. 25 is World Spina Bifida Day: How Can You Help Raise Global Awareness for Neural Tube Defects?

A recent announcement from the wonderful World Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Day website brought back some memories for me. Even before I became pregnant with my son, I heard about…

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