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

12 Oct 2020

WFN Neuroinfection Series 2 Session 2 Press Coverage

The WFN Tropical and Geographical Neurology Specialty Group held another successful session of the popular Neuroinfection series, this time on CNS Tuberculosis.

27 Sep 2020

Prof Morris Freedman elected as WFN Trustee

Congratulations to Prof. Morris Freedman on his election to WFN Trustee.

15 Sep 2020

World Brain Day Press Conference at the MDS Virtual Congress 2020

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society and World Federation of Neurology came together for a joint media event to discuss the need for global awareness for Parkinson’s Disease.

Neurology News

15 Oct 2020

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

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.

13 Oct 2020

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

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.

10 Oct 2020

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

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.