World Federation of Neurology News

14 Aug 2019

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 404 now available

Vol. 404, September 2019 now available

5 Aug 2019

World Brain Day celebrations in LHMC New Delhi India

New Delhi—Walkathon held on World Brain day organised by the Department of Neurology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and SK Hospital, India, to commemorate and celebrate the significance of Neurosciences.

1 Aug 2019

The May / June issue of World Neurology is now available online

In this issue's President's Column, WFN President Prof. William Carroll provides a glimpse of the many important activities, and particularly the many important meetings, that will be held at the upcoming XXIV World Congress of Neurology (WCN) in October in Dubai. Also in this issue, Prof. Nazira Zharkinbekova reports on the recent successful neurosonology teaching course held this past April in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.

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Neurology News

14 Aug 2019

AAN issues guidelines for treatment of migraine in children and teens

For children and teens with migraine, the pain and symptoms that accompany migraine attacks can be debilitating, resulting in missed school days, absence from social or sporting events, and affected home activities. Now the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Headache Society have developed two guidelines that include recommendations for preventing and treating migraine in children and teens. 

13 Aug 2019

Intensive blood pressure control may slow age-related brain damage

NIH-funded imaging study shows link between blood pressure and white matter lesions. These initial results support a growing body of evidence suggesting that controlling blood pressure may not only reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease but also of age-related cognitive loss.

8 Aug 2019

HD Patients Prefer Less Invasive, No-Placebo Gene Therapy Trials, Survey Says

Eligible Huntington’s disease patients would likely participate in a gene therapy trial regardless of the study design, but they are more inclined toward those with less invasive interventions and without a placebo group, a questionnaire-based study suggests.

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