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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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Encephalopathy

An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss. Read more here.

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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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Pets and dementia

Pets can provide many positive benefits for people with dementia. They can be soothing and provide company and activity for them.

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Creating a calming environment for people with dementia

A soothing, calming atmosphere is helpful for everybody. For a person with dementia, it can help minimise their confusion and help them to concentrate and rest.

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Dementia

Dementia affects a person’s thinking, behaviour and ability to perform everyday tasks. Learn about causes, symptoms, treatments, support and prevention.

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Dementia statistics

Trusted dementia statistics, including how prevalent it is, care statistics and forecasts

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Memory aids in the home and dementia

Trusted information about dementia and memory aids in the home, including how to help the person with dementia feel safe, comfortable and independent

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the nervous system. It results from damage to the nerve cells in the brain that is vital for the smooth control of muscles and movement.

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Video: dementia treatments and research

Watch these videos to learn from an expert how the treatment options for dementia can slow it’s progression and help to manage its symptoms

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