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  1. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

    23 Jul 2019

    A child with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 rarely lives beyond three years of age...

  2. Neuromuscular system

    09 Mar 2018

    Huntington’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders...

  3. Genetics and your health

    17 May 2019

    Genetic testing, genetic disorders and gene therapy...

  4. Neuromuscular disorders

    09 Mar 2018

    The combination of the nervous system and muscles is known as the neuromuscular system...

  5. Kennedy's disease

    09 Nov 2018

    Kennedy's disease is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, particularly the arms and legs...

  6. Multiple sclerosis (MS)

    20 May 2019

    Multiple sclerosis is not contagious, but it is progressive and unpredictable...

  7. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)

    15 Aug 2019

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is the most common inherited disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system...

  8. Alcohol related brain impairment

    09 Mar 2018

    A person with alcohol related brain impairment (ARBI) might experience problems with coordination, thinking, planning and memory...

  9. Eyes - age-related macular degeneration

    09 Mar 2018

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a type of vision loss where there is a distortion or absence of the central field of vision...

  10. Ladder Safety – Nick's story

    08 Feb 2018 Ladder Safety – Nick's story

    Injuries associated with ladder falls have been steadily increasing in Australia, especially among men aged 60 years and older doing work in and around the home...