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

10 Jul 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 415 now available

Vol. 415, August 2020 now available

17 Jun 2020

Global Forum on Neurology and Covid -19

The WHO invited WFN's Alla Guekht, William Carroll and Kimberly Karlshoej to take part in the "Global Forum on Neurology and Covid -19". The inaugural meeting took place on June 15th.    

16 Jun 2020

WFN Election 2020: Nominating Committee Recommendations update

Recommendations of the WFN Nominating Committee for elected trustee post falling vacant with effect from the 2020 Annual General Meeting (Council of Delegates)

Neurology News

26 Jun 2020

The Human Brain Project (HBP) announces the start of its final phase

Over the next three years, the project will narrow its focus to advance three core scientific areas – brain networks, their role in consciousness, and artificial neural nets – while expanding its innovative EBRAINS infrastructure. 

24 Jun 2020

Obesity linked to higher dementia risk

Obesity is associated with a higher risk of dementia up to 15 years later, finds a new UCL study suggesting that weight management could play a significant role in reducing risk.

10 Jun 2020

Air pollution claims maximum lives in India

Dr Chandrashekhar Meshram, President of Tropical Neurology group of World Federation of Neurology. “The Global Burden of Disease study, carried out by an international team using data from 188 countries, found that up to 30 per cent of the stroke cases in the world are due to pollutants in the air,