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Brain diseases, disorders and injuries
Brain conditions consist of diseases, injuries, syndromes and infections. They have a huge variety of symptoms, treatments and prognoses, and you can learn more about them here.
Smart ways to keep your brain healthy and sharp
Mental decline starts before age 40. Here are smart ways to keep your brain healthy and help protect your brain against degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.
Hydrocephalus is caused by a build-up of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain. This fluid is essential, but too much can damage your brain.
Central nervous system (CNS)
Your central nervous system (CNS) is made up of your brain and your spinal cord. Learn more about its role and the different parts of the brain.
An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss. Read more here.
Dopamine is a chemical released in the brain that makes you feel good. Find out here why the right amount of dopamine is important both for your body and your brain.
The human body has many different systems and organs that all serve different function. Learn more about the brain, heart, digestive system and other parts of the body.
A brain tumour is a growth of abnormal cells in the brain. Some are malignant, when it’s known as brain cancer, and others are benign (non-cancerous).
Read about brain aneurysms — a bulge in an artery wall in your brain. If it bursts it can cause bleeding on the brain which needs immediate attention.
Acquired brain injury (ABI)
ABI is the result of damage to your brain, which may occur due to injury at any time during your life. Learn more here.