The Neurological Field Continues to Update

In recent years, there has been tremendous growth in new diagnostic information, pharmacological and neurosurgical treatments for neurological disease, as well as a greater understanding of brain function. Our news section informs you of ongoing topics with a potential worldwide influence. In addition to this section, we inform through our social media platforms to keep connect with our member more easier than before. 

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  • World Federation of Neurology News
    We inform you on our projects and activities, the journal updates, the WFN committee update and more...
  • Neurology News
    Update on interesting news and current activities with worldwide scope. From the history of neurology through the modern technology that shape neurology nowadays.
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    Selected content extracted from WFN World Neurology.


World Federation of Neurology News

15 Jan 2020

World Neurology Winter issue now available online

The first issue since returning from the very successful 24th World Congress of Neurology (WCN) held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at the end of October, 2019, much of this issue is devoted to highlighting the many activities of this remarkable Congress.

7 Jan 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 408 now available

Vol. 408, January 2020 now available

6 Jan 2020

2020 WFN Educational Grants-In-Aid

To further its mission to "foster quality neurology and brain health worldwide", the WFN is this year offering up to 6 grants of $25,000 with a maximum spend of $100,000.


Neurology News

8 Jan 2020

Sleep deprived? Study finds losing a night of sleep may increase Alzheimer’s biomarker

A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau, a biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease, in their blood than when they had a full, uninterrupted night of rest. 

7 Jan 2020

Decrappifying brain images with deep learning

Using deep learning techniques, researchers from the Salk Institute have developed a new microscopy approach that could make microscopic techniques used for brain imaging 16 times faster. 

19 Dec 2019

UK dementia diagnoses rise 40% in five years

Some parts of the UK have seen the number of people diagnosed with dementia more than double in five years, analysis of NHS data shows.

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