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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    We inform you on our projects and activities, the journal updates, the WFN committee update and more...
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    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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World Federation of Neurology News

22 May 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 413 now available

Vol. 413, June 2020 now available

16 May 2020

World Neurology: April/May issue now available online

This issue begins with the important message from the president of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), Dr. William Carroll, to all our member societies and neurologists worldwide, with regard to the COVID-19 crisis. In Dr. Carroll's adjoining President's Column, he also reviews the current status of the many activities and plans for the WFN, and in another adjoining column, reports on the recent successes with regard to the WFN's activities with the World Health Organization (WHO).

19 Apr 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 412 now available

Vol. 412, May 2020 now available

Neurology News

15 May 2020

New Report Outlines Current Understanding of Neurological Complications Associated With COVID-19

The Environmental Neurology Specialty Group (ENSG) of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has published a report that details current understanding of the neurologic impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The report, published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences, describes various cases across the world of COVID-19 and the associated incidence of several different neurological complications, including headache, cerebrovascular disease, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), and Miller Fisher syndrome.

12 May 2020

Alzheimer’s gene contributes to blood-brain barrier breakdown

Damage to the blood-brain barrier may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s dementia in people carrying a high-risk gene variation.

5 May 2020

New Evidence that Higher Caffeine and Urate Levels Are Protective Against Parkinson’s Disease

Analysis of participants in the Harvard Biomarkers Study highlights the inverse association between low caffeine consumption and blood urate levels and PD, report scientists in JPD