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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain.
Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Viruses can exploit a suprising weakness of brain cells to spark hydrocephalus

Viruses can exploit a suprising weakness of brain cells to spark hydrocephalus

Two surgical procedures found to be equally effective in treating infants with hydrocephalus

Two surgical procedures found to be equally effective in treating infants with hydrocephalus

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

MUSC researchers develop ex vivo model of pressure-induced cellular injury in the brain

MUSC researchers develop ex vivo model of pressure-induced cellular injury in the brain

Low-cost upgrade of 2D ultrasound machines into 3D imaging devices

Low-cost upgrade of 2D ultrasound machines into 3D imaging devices

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure

Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure

Researchers identify molecule that enables cell appendages to drive bodily fluid flow

Researchers identify molecule that enables cell appendages to drive bodily fluid flow

Scientists unravel how the body manages to keep blood flow in the brain so tightly controlled

Scientists unravel how the body manages to keep blood flow in the brain so tightly controlled

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

Astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight, study reveals

Astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight, study reveals

Researchers evaluate use of regenerative human umbilical cord for in-utero spina bifida repair

Researchers evaluate use of regenerative human umbilical cord for in-utero spina bifida repair

Researchers evaluate effects of laser tissue welding on spina bifida repair

Researchers evaluate effects of laser tissue welding on spina bifida repair

Research into common congenital brain defect identifies molecular basis

Research into common congenital brain defect identifies molecular basis

Investigational biomarker surpasses current gold standard test for identifying brain shunt infections

Investigational biomarker surpasses current gold standard test for identifying brain shunt infections

Lack of Alix protein leads to occurrence of hydrocephalus in the brain

Lack of Alix protein leads to occurrence of hydrocephalus in the brain

Defects in cerebrospinal fluid flow may contribute to scoliosis during adolescence

Defects in cerebrospinal fluid flow may contribute to scoliosis during adolescence

Way forwards CLEARing for IVH intervention

Way forwards CLEARing for IVH intervention

Vascular risk factors implicated in normal pressure hydrocephalus

Vascular risk factors implicated in normal pressure hydrocephalus