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

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.

2013-03-18 20:49:50

AURA announced today that Dr. Steven M. Kahn will assume the role of Director of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Project effective July 1, 2013.

Bright Light And Hard Exercise May Not Be Migraine Triggers After All
2013-01-24 12:49:50

New research that was recently published in the journal Neurology suggests that two supposed migraine triggers, bright lights and hard exercise, may not have as much of an effect as previously thought.

Migraine With Aura Associated With Heart Disease, Thrombosis In Women
2013-01-16 08:45:34

Having a headache can be a real pain. Having a migraine can often feel ten times worse. And now, women who have migraines with visual disturbances (auras), such as flashing lights, may be dealing with more than just extra pain and discomfort.

Impaired Cognition Not Related To Migraine-associated Brain Changes
2012-11-14 10:30:54

Women with migraines did not appear to experience a decline in cognitive ability over time compared to those who didn't have them, according to a nine-year follow up study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

2012-11-09 10:52:33

NASA has selected a proposal from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., to build the first space-based instrument to monitor major air pollutants across the North American continent hourly during daytime.

Migraines Hurt Your Head Not Your Brain
2012-08-16 13:51:41

Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline according to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.