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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.
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.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment for some severe mental health conditions that are considered life threatening. Find out more here.
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).
Information about brain injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to acquired brain injury and concussion.
A brain aneurysm is a bulge in an artery in the brain. If it bursts or leaks, it can cause bleeding on the brain which needs immediate attention.
A healthy brain is quick and efficient. Problems like inflammation, loss of brain cells, tumours, trauma and age-related diseases can change that. Learn more.