Neurology News

Machine Learning Predicts Onset of Dementia

24 Nov 2020

Researchers have undertaken the largest comparison of survival analysis methods to date, to predict the onset of dementia using machine learning.

The mysterious, multifaceted cerebellum

13 Nov 2020

Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion and other functions

Sleep loss hijacks brain’s activity during learning

11 Nov 2020

Sleep is crucial for consolidating our memories, and sleep deprivation has long been known to interfere with learning and memory. Now a new study shows that getting only half a night’s sleep - as many medical workers and military personnel often do - hijacks the brain's ability to unlearn fear-related memories. That might put people at greater risk of conditions such as anxiety or posttraumatic stress disorder.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Launches MOVR Visualization and Reporting Platform to Improve Patient Care and Accelerate Drug

28 Oct 2020

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced the launch of the neuroMuscular ObserVational Research (MOVR) Visualization and Reporting Platform (VRP). The new platform represents a monumental leap in advancing neuromuscular disease research and improving patient care. 

Invitation to attend the Virtual ICNE Conference

28 Oct 2020

We want to encourage you all to the upcoming 7th International Conference on Neurology and Epidemiology (ICNE 2021) to be held on 19-20 March 2021 and would like to invite you to participate.

Fürst Donnersmarck Foundation 2021 Research Award Announced

27 Oct 2020

In 2021 the Fürst Donnersmarck Foundation will award its renowned research award for outstanding work in the field of neurological rehabilitation for the sixth time.

What EEGs tell us about COVID-19 and the brain

26 Oct 2020

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh have gathered more than 80 studies, reviewed the data, and identified commonalities that are helping to paint a broader picture of how COVID-19 affects the brain.

EAN consensus statement for management of patients with neurological diseases during the COVID‐19 pandemic

15 Oct 2020

The recent SARS‐CoV‐2 pandemic has posed multiple challenges to the practice of clinical neurology including recognition of emerging neurological complications and management of coexistent neurological diseases. In a fast‐evolving pandemic, evidence‐based studies are lacking in many areas. This paper presents European Academy of Neurology (EAN) expert consensus statements to guide neurologists caring for patients with COVID‐19.

Post-COVID 19 Neurological Syndrome (PCNS); a novel syndrome with challenges for the global neurology community

13 Oct 2020

Professor Tissa Wijeratne and Professor Sheila Crewther published the first research paper introducing the Post Covid-19 Neurological Syndrome(PCNS) in Journal of the Neurological Sciences today.

Nearly one-third of COVID-19 patients in study had altered mental state

10 Oct 2020

Nearly a third of hospitalized COVID-19 patients experienced some type of altered mental function — ranging from confusion to delirium to unresponsiveness — in the largest study to date of neurological symptoms among coronavirus patients in a U.S. hospital system.