Hjärnfestivalen

WHY THE BRAIN?

 

 

Your brain weighs 1.5kg and contains more than 10 000 000 000 nerve cells

 

 

 

Over 110 000 Swedes suffer from dementia and more die from dementia than cancer

 

 

 

Every 17 minutes someone in Sweden suffers a stroke

 

 

 

40% of sick leave in Sweden is due to depression or anxiety and 1 in 4 Swedes will experience an episode of depression that requires medical treatment at some point in their life

 

 

 

2-3 children in every class have a neuropsychiatric disorder such as ADHD or autism

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over 1 million Swedes suffer from migraines

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traumatic brain injury is the most common cause of death and disability in young people

 

 

 

 

 

90% of our knowledge about the brain was discovered in the last 25 years

 

 

 

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