UTHealth Houston Physicians Are United In Treating 5-year-old With Spina Bifida
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UTHealth Houston Physicians Are United In Treating 5-year-old With Spina Bifida

  According to a recent article from UTHealth Houston, a five-year-old suffering from a severe case of spina bifida has brought together a number of doctors to give her the…

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October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month!
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October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month!

Did you know—October is known as Spina Bifida Awareness Month, with October 25 being designated as World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day? That means, all October long, you can help…

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Mom Raises $10k to Create Inclusive Playground for Daughter with Spina Bifida
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Mom Raises $10k to Create Inclusive Playground for Daughter with Spina Bifida

Dayton Abbott is like many kindergarteners; she loves to tell jokes, play games, and hang out with friends during recess. But her playground at Alexander Elementary School wasn't built for…

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Botox is on Its Way to Become a New Therapeutic Option for Children with Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity

Botox Botox was first approved as a treatment for strabismus and blepharospasm, rare eye conditions, in 1989. Now, it is approved for 11 different conditions including cervical dystonia, chronic migraines,…

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Effectiveness of Prenatal Surgery for Spina Bifida Provides More Hope for Babies with Myelomeningocele
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Effectiveness of Prenatal Surgery for Spina Bifida Provides More Hope for Babies with Myelomeningocele

By Natalie Homan from In The Cloud Copy Spina bifida is a condition that appears when a developing baby’s neural tube doesn’t close completely. The most severe form of spina…

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Spina Bifida Patient Publishes First Book “Crotch Height Perspective” Discussing How She Embraces Life in a Wheelchair

Growing up "Normal" Growing up, Steph Derham always thought she was normal. She says she has her parents to thank for that. Steph is incredibly grateful that her mom and…

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Wheelchair Bound Spina Bifida Patient Finishes Top 12 in National CrossFit Competition After One Year of Training

Sydney Mccallister is a 32-year-old woman diagnosed with spina bifida. Essentially, the condition means that the neural tube has not closed all the way during the first month of embryonic…

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