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

2 Mar 2021

Inspiring people in Neurosciences webinar - Prof. C Miller Fisher

Charles Miller Fisher, MD (1913-2012) established the relationship of carotid disease to ischemic stroke, characterised the clinical and pathological feature of lacunar syndromes, and proved that atrial fibrillation can cause stroke in the absence of cardiac valvular disease.

2 Mar 2021

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 422 now available

Vol. 422, March 2021 now available

2 Mar 2021

World Neurology: February issue now available online

Welcome to the February 2021 issue of World Neurology. This issue begins with the news that Prof. Raad Shakir, immediate past president of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the U.K. New Year Honorus List, with a commentary on this remarkable honour provided by WFN President William M. Carroll.

Neurology News

23 Feb 2021

Models to predict dengue, zika and yellow fever outbreaks are developed by researchers

Scientists will monitor areas in which these diseases are endemic, such as São Paulo, the Amazon, the Pantanal and Panama, to investigate the factors that trigger outbreaks (monkey being examined in Manaus área.

17 Feb 2021

Loss of sense of smell and taste may last up to 5 months after COVID-19

People with COVID-19 may lose their sense of smell and taste for up to five months after infection, according to a preliminary study released today, February 22, 2021, that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 73rd Annual Meeting.

17 Feb 2021

White Matter Changes in Brain Found in Frontotemporal Dementia

Areas of brain damage called white matter hyperintensities are commonly linked to vascular health problems. They have also been linked to Alzheimer’s disease. A new study has shown that white matter hyperintensities are also found in frontotemporal dementia, which often affects people under the age of 65, mainly resulting in changes in personality, behavior and problems with language rather than memory.