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.
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Spinal cord injuries
A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that causes loss of function, feeling and mobility.
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.
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.
Murray Valley encephalitis
Murray Valley encephalitis is a rare illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus - read more about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), also called amoebic meningitis, is a rare, but serious disease that leads to inflammation of the brain.
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.