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

25 Mar 2020

World Neurology: January-March 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).

21 Mar 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 411 now available

Vol. 411, April 2020 now available

13 Mar 2020

2020 AAN Annual Meeting Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the American Academy of Neurology announced March 13, 2020, that it has no choice but to make the necessary decision to cancel the AAN’s Annual Meeting originally scheduled for April 25–May 1, 2020, in Toronto.

Neurology News

24 Mar 2020

Lost Smell and Taste Hint COVID-19 Can Target the Nervous System

The symptoms suggest SARS-CoV-2 might infect neurons, raising questions about whether there could be effects on the brain that play a role in patients’ deaths, but the data are preliminary.

23 Mar 2020

AAN leading telehealth efforts to fight COVID-19

The AAN announced a new COVID-19 Neurology Resource Center, a one-stop-shop for the latest resources and guidance from the AAN and other trusted organizations to help you care for neurologic patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Topics include the latest COVID-19 articles and publications, practice resources, and advocacy actions you can take. Register for the AAN’s free Telemedicine and COVID-19 webinar on March 26.

19 Mar 2020

Dementia test to expand diagnosis across India

A standardised test that can now be used in the seven main languages in India will support the diagnosis of dementia and mild cognitive impairment.