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Brain Foundation

The Brain Foundation is a nationally registered charity dedicated to funding the highest quality Australian research into neurological disorders, diseases, and injuries, with the ultimate goal of advancing diagnoses, treatments, and patient outcomes.

Those conditions account for over half the death and disability in Australia each year.

Migraine & Headache Australia is a division of the Brain Foundation.

Vision and mission

The Brain Foundation aims to be the largest non-government funder of neurological and neuroscientific research in Australia, supporting the highest quality research into a wide range of brain disorders.

How the Brain Foundation can help

The Brain Foundation provides information about disorders to help family and friends understand the prognosis facing those affected. They also provide guidelines to maintain a healthy brain.

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Intracranial Hypertension - Brain Foundation

Intracranial Hypertension Description Read more at Headache Australia (a division of Brain Foundation) Further Information and Support Click here for the latest Australian research papers on Intracranial Hypertension AustralianIntracaranial Hypertension www.ih-australia.com.auIntracranial Hypertension Australia (IHA) is a non-profit health promotion organisation whose goal is to provide information and support to patients, their families and... Read more

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Brain Foundation | Migraine

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Brain Foundation

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Description Pronounced ghee-yan bah-ray and named afterthree French neurologists who described the condition intwo soldiers in 1916

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Cerebral Lupus - Brain Foundation

Cerebral Lupus Read more at Lupus International DISCLAIMER: The information provided is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient / site visitor and his / her existing health care professionals

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Myasthenia Gravis - Brain Foundation

Myasthenia Gravis Description The distinctive feature of myasthenia gravis is muscle weakness that increases during periods of activity and improves after rest

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Parkinson's Disease - Brain Foundation

Parkinsons Disease Description Parkinsons disease is a progressive, degenerative neurological condition that affects the control of body movements

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Donate Your Brain - Brain Foundation

TheAustralian Brain Bank Network (ABBN)is a collaboration between brain banks across Australia to optimise collection, handling and distribution of post mortem human brain tissue and related samples for the conduct of research into brain and mind disorders

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Minimally Conscious State - Brain Foundation

Minimally Conscious State Description The minimally conscious state is a defined asseverely altered consciousness in which minimal but definite, sustained and/or reproduciblebehavioral evidence of awareness of self or environment is demonstrated

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Sydenhams Chorea - Brain Foundation

Sydenhams Chorea (St Vitus Dance) Description Sydenhams chorea is a disorder affecting children and characterized by jerky, uncontrollable movements of the muscles of the face, the arms and legs and the trunk

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Dementia (Non-Alzheimer type) - Brain Foundation

Dementia (Non-Alzheimer type) (See also Alzheimers Disease) Description The term dementia is used to describe the pattern of deteriorating intellectual function particularly (although not exclusively) in the elderly that can occur as a result of various neurological disorders

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