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Though the brain is jello-like in texture and cushioned in cerebrospinal fluid, a powerful hit — from a hard tackle, a fist or bomb shock wave — can cause a concussion, forcing the brain to ricochet back and forth inside the skull.
The drug is injected once a month into the cerebrospinal fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord, similar to how Spinraza is given.
Normal pressure hydrocephalus is responsible for less than 5 percent of dementia cases and occurs when the body fails to automatically reabsorb excess cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
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