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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of 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

Loyola neurosurgeon examines issue of hydrocephalus in Uganda

Loyola neurosurgeon examines issue of hydrocephalus in Uganda

YAP protein appears to play vital role in helping control inflammation inside the brain

YAP protein appears to play vital role in helping control inflammation inside the brain

Perisylvian polymicrogyria gene found

Perisylvian polymicrogyria gene found

Codman Neuro develops new MRI-resistant programmable valve for treatment of hydrocephalus

Codman Neuro develops new MRI-resistant programmable valve for treatment of hydrocephalus

Fetuses with enlarged ventricles are not ideal candidates for fetal spina bifida surgery

Fetuses with enlarged ventricles are not ideal candidates for fetal spina bifida surgery