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

10 Nov 2019

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 406 now available

Vol. 406, November 2019 now available

1 Nov 2019

Final day highlights from the World Congress of Neurology 2019

The atmosphere has been electric at the World Trade Centre, Dubai over the past five days.

31 Oct 2019

Highlights from Day Four of the World Congress of Neurology 2019

It had been a fabulous 24th World Congress so far. The diversity of the speakers and delegates continue to the make the world congress the premier event in neurology. 

Neurology News

28 Oct 2019

Study underscores changes in brain structure, function in long-duration space missions

New study demonstrates for the first time that changes in cognitive performance correlate with changes in brain structure in NASA astronauts following spaceflight.

23 Oct 2019

Pathogenic tau and cognitive impairment are precipitated by a high-salt diet

High levels of dietary salt can activate a pathway in the brain to cause cognitive impairment, according to a new study. The paper, published in Nature, shows that this effect is not due to a loss in blood flow to the brain as originally thought, but rather to clumps of a protein linked to several forms of dementia in humans. 

18 Oct 2019

Influenza vaccine is recommended for autoimmune neuromuscular diseases

Most neurologists surveyed said they would recommend an influenza vaccine for patients with autoimmune neuromuscular diseases, such as myasthenia gravis (MG) or chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), researchers reported here at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.