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Brain aneurysm

A brain aneurysm is a bulge in an artery within the brain. If the aneurysm bursts or leaks, it can cause bleeding on the brain, which is a life-threatening condition requiring immediate attention.

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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.

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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.

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Anatomy

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.

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Stroke prevention through medicines and surgery

Medical treatments to prevent stroke include surgery on the carotid arteries and medication to reduce blood pressure or clotting. Find out more here.

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Brain tumours

A brain tumour is a lump of abnormal benign or malignant cells that grows in the brain. It can seriously affect the body’s functions and thinking.

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Brain injuries

Information about brain injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to acquired brain injury and concussion.

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Brain tumour symptoms

A brains tumour symptoms can appear similar to other diseases but there are key ones to look out for. Learn more about the different symptoms of brain tumours.

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Brain tumour treatment

A brain tumours treatment depends on the tumour itself, your health and other factors. Learn more about the treatment options available for brain tumours.

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Brain tumour diagnosis

If you suspect you may have a brain tumour, it is important to go see your doctor who may recommend tests. Learn more about how a brain tumour is diagnosed.

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