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Encephalopathy

The word encephalopathy describes any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss.

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Brain diseases

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.

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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 tumours

A brain tumour is a lump of abnormal cells growing in your brain. Tumours can be benign or malignant. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment options.

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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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Parkinson’s disease treatments

Trusted information about Parkinson’s disease and its treatment, including increasing the level of dopamine in the brain by using medication.

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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.

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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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Acquired brain injury (ABI)

An acquired brain injury (ABI) is the result of damage to your brain that may occur at any time during your life. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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What causes epilepsy?

Epilepsy can be caused by anything that can damage the brain such as a head injury. Learn more about the different common causes for epilepsy.

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Stroke diagnosis

Information on diagnosing and determining the causes of a stroke, including by physical examination and brain imaging, plus links to trusted resources.

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