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

7 Oct 2021

New Book—Neurology in Migrants and Refugees—Raises Awareness on Neurological Issues Facing Migrants and Refugees

Findings in New Book, Neurology in Migrants and Refugees, Presented at the World Congress of Neurology 2021, Raising Awareness on Neurological Issues Facing Migrants and Refugees 

7 Oct 2021

Solving the Mystery of Sleep by “Lighting Up the Brain”

Solving the mystery of sleep by studying brain mechanisms that regulate sleep and waking was research presented on October 5, 2021 by Gero Miesenböck, Waynflete Professor of Physiology at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, Oxford, England at the virtual 25th Biennial World Congress of Neurology

7 Oct 2021

WFN Commends WHO for Raising Profile of Neurological Disorders with New Classification

World Federation of Neurology (WFN) commends the World Health Organization while expressing hope that the WHO will raise the profile of neurological disorders as it considers the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders (IGAP).

Neurology News

20 Oct 2021

Pilot study explores neural mechanisms of balance dysfunction after traumatic brain injury

Kessler Foundation researchers examine graph-theoretical properties of brain networks in traumatic brain injury and controls and their association with balance impairment and structural damage.

5 Oct 2021

New, Unpublished Data Reveals Impact of COVID-19 in Patients With Neurological Disorders

New data for the first time reveals a connection between COVID-19 and its worsening impact on patients with existing neurological conditions. The research identifying distinct profiles of COVID-19 patients with neurological conditions and manifestations was unveiled at the XXV Biennial World Congress of Neurology (WCN) 2021 by world-renowned researcher Ettore Beghi, professor of neuroepidemiology at the University of Milan, Italy

4 Oct 2021

Treating Severe Depression with On-Demand Brain Stimulation

UCSF Health physicians have successfully treated a patient with severe depression by tapping into the specific brain circuit involved in depressive brain patterns and resetting them using the equivalent of a pacemaker for the brain.