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The SBHAC’s Mission is to improve the quality of life for all individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, and their families through public awareness, education, research and advocacy, and to reduce the incidence of neural tube defects. You can help us by becoming a member of SBHAC today. You will receive our SBHAC newsletter, and… Read More


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