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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    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

19 Nov 2019

Potential New Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease Could Change Trajectory of Diagnosis and Treatment

A groundbreaking presentation coming out of the XXIV World Congress of Neurology (WCN 2019) in Dubai, UAE, highlighted several significant advances in Parkinson’s research.

19 Nov 2019

Pregnancy no longer believed to modify trajectory of MS, experts say

How data is analyzed can lead to a misunderstanding of whether pregnancy can impact the long-term prognosis of MS—a shift from earlier studies about the interaction between pregnancy and MS.

19 Nov 2019

Prognosis for MS changing due to advancements in treatment and awareness, yet access to care is top of mind for neurologists

Are regulators keeping up with new treatments and management strategies that can greatly improve the lives of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)?

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Neurology News

12 Nov 2019

Essential medicines for patients with multiple sclerosis

In December 2018 MSIF submitted an application to the World Health Organization, to add MS treatments to the Essential Medicines List.


5 Nov 2019

Alzheimer’s experts greet China’s surprise approval of a drug for brain disease with hope and caution

A Chinese biotech startup has startled neuroscientists and drug developers with a new plant-based compound it claims improves cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients by altering their gut microbiomes.

28 Oct 2019

Dementia risk higher in those who eat more trans fats

A new study of older adults in a Japanese town has found that those whose blood contained higher levels of trans fats were more likely to develop dementia than those with lower levels.

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