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Concussions are common in sport, especially NFL, but few realise just how damaging a concussion is to the brain. from

What does concussion do to the brain?

The link between concussion and irreversible brain injury is particularly troubling, especially given the dominance of Australia’s contact sporting culture.
Hydrocephalus is the build-up of fluid pressure which compresses the brain and causes the skull to enlarge. Reuters/Andrew Biraj

How neurosurgeons can now look at your brain through your eyes

Much research has been focused on finding a non-invasive way to measure pressure in the brain, which is an important part of accurately diagnosing neurosurgical conditions.
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological conditions in the world. from

Epilepsy: sorting the myths from the facts of a common disorder

Saying someone has epilepsy is a little like saying they're ill. Its cause can vary from a brain tumour to an inherited genetic condition, the consequence of injury or a disorder affecting the brain.

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