World Federation of Neurology News

The September / October issue of World Neurology is now available online

31 Oct 2017

We are pleased to present the September/October 2017 issue of World Neurology, subsequent to the remarkably successful World Congress of Neurology XXIII held Sept. 16-21 in Kyoto, Japan. This issue opens with WFN President Professor Raad Shakir’s report from the World Congress. Dr. Wolfgang Grisold and Dr. Lewis also summarize many of the key events from the congress, including some representative photographs from this attendance record-breaking event. To round out the congress reports, this issue also offers an enthusiastic report from one of the many young bursary awardees who participated in the congress.

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 382 now available

29 Oct 2017

Vol. 382, November 2017 now available

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) latest issue

8 Oct 2017

Vol. 8, September 2017 available online

Neurological diseases major challenge for health systems

28 Sep 2017

Prof. Raad Shakir, President WFN, addresses the audience at the WCN 2017 on Neurological diseases major challenge for health systems. Neurological disorders cause considerable suffering for individuals affected – and they are a huge challenge for healthcare and social systems which are not always sufficiently prepared. Brain diseases are the second most important cause of death. In terms of societal burden, they rank first among all groups of diseases. New data on the prevalence of neurological disorders were presented at the World Congress of Neurology in Kyoto.

Highlights from Day Five of the World Congress of Neurology 2017

21 Sep 2017

Highlights from Day Five of the World Congress of Neurology 2017

Highlights from Day Four of the World Congress of Neurology 2017

20 Sep 2017

Highlights from Day Four of the World Congress of Neurology 2017

New findings from dementia research: Why some people are resilient to memory loss

20 Sep 2017

90+, plaques in the brain yet still mentally fit: Experts at the World Congress for Neurology in Kyoto discussed why some people are more susceptible to develop memory loss symptoms and others are not. New studies show what keeps people cognitively healthy.

WCN Press Release

Three Nobel Prize laureates address World Congress of Neurology in Kyoto

20 Sep 2017

As many as three Nobel Prize laureates will be addressing the XXIII World Congress of Neurology (WCN 2017) which takes places at the Kyoto International Conference Centre from 16 to 21 September 2017: Prof Edvard Moser from Norway, Prof Susumu Tonegawa (Japan/USA) and Prof Shinya Yamanaka from Japan. The WCN 2017 is organized by the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and co-hosted by the Japanese Society of Neurology and Asian and Oceanian Association of Neurology

WCN Press Release

Highlights from Day Three of the World Congress of Neurology 2017

19 Sep 2017

Highlights from Day Three of the World Congress of Neurology 2017

Palliative care in neurology helps patients and their caregivers

19 Sep 2017

At the World Congress for Neurology in Kyoto, experts are discussing the growing significance of palliative medicine in neurological practice. Studies show that this form of care not only helps patients to cope better with their symptoms and problems but also with their family and caregivers.

WCN Press Release

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