It is estimated that between five and ten percent of people diagnosed with dementia could actually have a treatable condition known as normal pressure hydrocephalus or NPH. NPH is a disorder involving an abnormal increase in cerebrospinal fluid that causes the brain to become enlarged. The condition can occur at any age but it’s most… Read More


Injections of tiny robots called “millirobots”, powered by MRI scanners, might one day be able to treat hydrocephalus and other conditions. DOTmed News reports that researchers at the University of Houston have found a way to harness the energy from MRI scanners to power the millirobots to penetrate tissue. To treat hydrocephalus, surgeons have to… Read More