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Magnetic Device To Treat Painful Migraines Gets FDA Approval
2013-12-16 13:29:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it would allow the marketing of a magnetic device aimed at relieving migraine headache pain for the first time. The FDA is green lighting eNeura to start marketing its Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS) as the first device to relieve pain caused by migraine headaches which are preceded by a visual, sensory or motor disturbance. This type of migraine headache...

Inside Ozone Hole NASA Data
2013-12-12 10:27:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small hole in the Earth’s protective ozone layer appears annually over Antarctica and scientists have found that the 2012 ozone hole was the second-smallest hole since the mid 1980s. However, NASA scientists have also found that the hole in the ozone layer isn’t near to completely closing despite an international agreement to limit the emissions of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) more than 20 years ago –...

Brain Structure May Be Permanently Altered By Migraines
2013-08-29 15:28:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Migraines are severe and potentially debilitating headaches marked by a throbbing pain on just one side of the head and, according to a new research review published in Neurology, they are capable of affecting the brain structure as shown on imaging tests. "Our review and meta-analysis study suggests that the disorder may permanently alter brain structure in multiple ways," study author Dr. Messoud Ashina, a neurologist at the...

2013-07-29 11:13:21

Incomplete circle of Willis more common in subjects with migraine The network of arteries supplying blood flow to the brain is more likely to be incomplete in people who suffer migraine, a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania reports. Variations in arterial anatomy lead to asymmetries in cerebral blood flow that might contribute to the process triggering migraines. The arterial supply of blood to the brain is protected by a series...

2013-06-11 23:02:38

Teen knowledge on migraines is limited on signs, symptoms, and treatments. Many teenage girls misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen symptoms. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Migraine headaches are surprisingly common among teenage girls, yet many have limited knowledge of the disorder and frequently misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen their symptoms, a noted headache researcher says. Dr. Mitra Assadi, director of the Headache Center at Capital Health´s...

Colic May Lead To Migraines Later On
2013-04-17 05:48:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While colic in newborn babies has long been considered to be a gastrointestinal condition, new research suggests that migraine headaches might actually be to blame. The study claims that children who were diagnosed with migraines were more likely (72.6 percent) to experience colic — a condition in which an otherwise healthy infant cries or displays symptoms of distress for long periods of time and for no apparent reason...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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