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.
Your nervous system controls much of what your body does including walking, speaking and other activities. Learn more about how it works.
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.
Mad cow disease
Mad cow disease is a severe neurological disease in cattle that causes damage to the brain and spinal cord. Read more about mad cow disease from trusted sources.
St John's wort
Links to trusted information about St John's wort.
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.
Spinal cord injuries
Trusted information about spinal cord injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to nontraumatic spinal cord injury.
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.
Stroke – a personal story
Recovering from a stroke can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.
There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for depression. Physical, psychological, complementary and self-help strategies can all be effective, usually in combination.