The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement and it regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating.
Brain Awareness Week is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Every March Brain Awareness Week unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages.
Up to 1 billion people, nearly one in six of the world’s population, suffer from neurological disorders. These disorders range from Parkinson and Alzheimer disease, strokes, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy to migrain, brain injuries and neuroinfections.
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