From Today's Featured Entry: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Before discussing normal pressure hydrocephalus, it is
necessary to understand hydrocephalus and the role of
cerebrospinal fluid (abbreviated CSF). Hydrocephalus is a
condition in which there is an abnormal increase in
cerebrospinal fluid inside the head. CSF is the cushiony fluid
that protects the brain and spine and helps distribute nutrients
to these structures. (Full article...)
Featured Blog Entry: The Neuropathology of CTE in the U.S.
These days, it is difficult for someone to turn on the television, open
a newspaper, or surf the internet without coming across a story on
the dangers of concussions, particularly repeat concussions. This
has caused a great deal of concern among many athletes and their
loved ones regarding participation in sports. One of the greatest
concerns that has emerged is the possibility of developing CTE   
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