Dear readers, In this issue, we invite you to read three articles which have been carefully chosen by our Scientific Panels: Higher cortical functions, Sleep-wake disorders, and Palliative care: Ossenkopele R, Pijnenburg Y, Perry DC, et al. The behavioural/dysexecutive variant… Continue Reading
Annual Meeting of the German-Austrian-Swiss Epilepsy Task-Force (DACH-AK) 2015
Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
October 15-16, 2015 Aim of the meeting is advanced eduction for epiletologists, neurologists interested in epilepsy, paediatricians and clinicians. Controversies will be discussed, as well as interesting… Continue Reading
On Sunday, June 21, 2015, a Public Awareness Day was organised around the theme Diagnosing, Treating and Managing Headache and Sleep Disorders at the Neurology Lecture Hall in the Alte Nervenklinik at the Charité Campus. The meeting was a joint initiative by EAN and EFNA, the European Umbrella Patient group for neurological illness. In spite of the good weather on this Sunday afternoon, some 40 people attended the meeting.
Grand Roundsby Jean Schoenen Narcolepsy, a rare disabling disorder Narcolepsy is rare disorder with an incidence of ±0.3-0.6 per 1000,000 person-years and onset typically in the teens. It is clinically characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexia and REM sleep abnormalities, but… Continue Reading