Neurology News

In Memoriam Prof. Johan Aarli

26 Mar 2023

We are sad to report the passing of Prof. Johan Aarli

The Tournament of Minds at the World Congresses of Neurology

20 Mar 2023

The Tournament of Minds has been a well-loved component of the world Congress of Neurology since 2001.

Comparative efficacy and safety of tenecteplase and alteplase in acute ischemic stroke

15 Mar 2023

Studies on tenecteplase have been yielding mixed results for several important outcomes at different doses, thus hampering objective guideline recommendations in acute ischemic stroke management. This meta-analysis stratifies doses in order to refine our interpretation of outcomes and quantify the benefits and harms of tenecteplase at different doses.

Scientists Develop Novel Approach to Enhance Drug Delivery for Brain Tumors in Children

2 Mar 2023

Researchers have developed a new drug delivery approach that uses nanoparticles to enable more effective and targeted delivery of anti-cancer drugs to treat brain tumors in children.

Earthquake Disaster and Turkish Neurology

26 Feb 2023

On February 6, 2023, two major earthquakes occurred, 9 hours apart, with epicenters in Gaziantep and Kahramanmaraş in Turkiye [Turkey]. Unfortunately, nearly a hundred doctors died in the earthquake and five of them were neurologists.

Spinal cord stimulation instantly improves arm mobility after stroke

20 Feb 2023

A neurotechnology that stimulates the spinal cord instantly improves arm and hand mobility, enabling people affected by moderate to severe stroke to conduct their normal daily activities more easily, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University today in Nature Medicine. 

WHO issues case definition for Post COVID-19 condition in children

16 Feb 2023

The World Health Organization has released a new clinical case definition for post COVID-19 condition or ‘long COVID’ in children and adolescents.

Traffic pollution impairs brain function

24 Jan 2023

A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria has shown that common levels of traffic pollution can impair human brain function in only a matter of hours.