P. Vijaya elected presidentof AP Neuro Scientists’ Association

July 13, 2023 09:02 pm | Updated July 14, 2023 07:27 am IST - GUNTUR

P. Vijaya

P. Vijaya | Photo Credit: VIJAYA KUMAR

Senior neurologist Dr. P. Vijaya took charge as the presidentof the AP Neuro Scientists’ Association (APNSA) for the year 2023-24 at the 30th annual State conference, APNEUROCON 2023, held at Kurnool recently.

Dr. Vijaya, of Lalitha Super Specialities Hospital, Guntur, is the 31st president of the association which was started in 1994. The association has 655 members at present, according to a release.

Disorders of nervous system are the leading cause of disability across all ages and the second leading cause of death globally accounting for 9 million deaths per year. Five main neurological diseases are brain stroke 42.2%, migraine 16.3%, dementia 10.4%, meningitis 7.9% and epilepsy 4.9%.

“Many neurological problems are preventable with proper awareness, lifestyle changes and risk factor control. In the next one year, APNSA will highlight the value of brain health and how to protect it by people of all ages,” she said.

-

0 / 0
Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in

Comments

Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.