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Concussion

Concussion is a short-term loss of brain function following a head injury. Learn more about the causes, signs and symptoms of concussion.

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Sports concussion linked to long-term brain injury

Concussion in sports such as rugby is linked to long-term brain injury, a LaTrobe University study found. Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of concussion.

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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.

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HeadCheck app

The HeadCheck App is a concussion app to assist parents, first aiders, trainers and coaches to recognise and manage recovery of concussion in kids. Learn more here.

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Group exercise for beginners

Group exercise is when you train with others for fitness or as a form of physical recreation for fun. Group exercise could be team sport or a fitness class.

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Head injuries

Head injuries can be serious, even if they're not visible. Read about signs and symptoms, as severe head injuries always need to be seen by a doctor.

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Amnesia

Amnesia is loss of memory that is usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about its causes and ways to live with amnesia.

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Worried about your memory?

You might be worried that your memory isn’t what it used to be. Learn more about memory loss, what causes it and when you should see a doctor.

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Encephalopathy

An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning. Learn about symptoms, treatments and signs of a medical emergency.

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Disorientation

Disorientation is what you experience when you are confused about the time, where you are or even who you are. It is often a symptom of dementia.

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