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Alzheimer's disease affects the brain functions, memory and behaviour. Find out about symptoms, how it’s diagnosed, and how to help delay its onset.
Bell’s palsy is a sudden weakness or paralysis of facial muscles, usually on one side of the face. Learn how to boost the chances of a full recovery.
Cerebral palsy damages the nervous system and muscular control, affecting movement and coordination. Know the risk factors in pregnancy and birth.
Epilepsy is a long-term condition that affects 1 in 50 Australians. Learn more about the causes, how it is diagnosed and the types of seizures.
Motor neurone disease (MND)
Motor neurone disease is a condition that causes weakness in the muscles, leading eventually to paralysis. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis.
Multiple sclerosis MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. Learn about the types of MS and how the symptoms can be managed.
Tumours - usually benign - form with this quite common, manageable condition. Know more about living with neurofibromatosis and where to get support.
Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the nervous system. It results from damage to the nerve cells in the brain that is vital for the smooth control o...
Sciatica is a condition that causes pain in the back and legs. Understand how the pain develops and know some of the causes of sciatica.
Shingles is a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus. Find out how to recognise the symptoms and what treatments are available.