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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline according to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital 20 percent of the female population is currently affected by migraines. Even though these headaches are common, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about this complex disease. This disorder has been linked to structural brain lesions and an increased risk of stroke in previous studies, but it is still unclear...

2012-08-16 02:24:08

SCHOFIELD Wis., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "People need migraine drugs that have a rapid onset of action, that take the pain away and keep it away," said Dr. Richard Lipton, director of the Montefiore Headache Center in New York as quoted in the August 7, 2012 edition Wall Street Journal article entitled "Fresh Target in Hunt for a Migraine Cure." LipiGesic® M fills those needs. The results of a double-blind, placebo controlled study conducted by Roger K. Cady, MD, Jerome Goldstein,...

2012-08-13 13:04:48

According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital, migraines are not associated with cognitive decline Migraines currently affect about 20 percent of the female population, and while these headaches are common, there are many unanswered questions surrounding this complex disease. Previous studies have linked this disorder to an increased risk of stroke and structural brain lesions, but it has remained unclear whether migraines had other negative consequences such as dementia or...

2012-07-25 02:28:06

NEWPORT, R.I., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Migraine can be a disabling neurological disorder, often aggravated by accompanying nausea. Stimulation of the acupoint PC6 Neiguan, an approach to controlling nausea adopted by traditional Chinese medicine, has never been documented by published clinical studies in medical literature for the control of migraine-related nausea, until now. Published in the May 2012 Neurological Sciences (journal of the Italian Neurological Society)(1), "Acupressure...

2012-06-11 13:58:51

Researchers studied genetic data of more than 11 000 people and found altogether six genes that predispose to migraine without aura. Four of these genes are new and two of them confirm previous findings. The new genes identified in this study provide further evidence for the hypothesis that dysregulation of molecules important in transmitting signals between brain neurons contribute to migraine. Two of the genes support the hypothesis of a possible role of blood vessels and thus...

2012-04-11 23:02:27

Aura Cacia, the leader in natural and organic essential oils, is issuing a soothing reminder for everyone to join in the nation´s next National Moment of Chill, at noon on Thurs., April 12. Urbana, Iowa (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Aura Cacia, the leader in natural and organic essential oils, is issuing a soothing reminder for everyone to join in the nation´s next National Moment of Chill, at noon on Thurs., April 12. Aura Cacia believes that collective relaxation can effect positive...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

Providing an opportunity to make a wish really count, Aura Cacia, along with the Frontier family of branded products, is handing out 5,000 wooden coins valued at $1 each at Natural Products Expo in Anaheim. At the end of the trade show, Aura Cacia´s parent company, Frontier Natural Products Co-op, will make a donation in the amount of dollar tokens collected to help continue supporting the school being built. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Providing an opportunity to make a wish...

Ozone Suite On Suomi NPP Continues More Than 30 Years Of Ozone Data
2012-02-24 04:33:51

A new satellite instrument suite is now sending back detailed information about the health of the Earth's ozone layer, the shield that protects the world´s population from harmful levels of the sun's ultraviolet radiation. The Ozone Mapper and Profiler Suite, or OMPS, is one of five new instruments flying aboard NASA's Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite (NPP), which was launched on Oct. 28, 2011. Suomi NPP is the result of a partnership between NASA, the National...

Female Migraine Sufferers Also At Increased Risk Of Depression
2012-02-23 10:29:07

A new study reported on this week suggests that women who currently suffer or have suffered migraines in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine, reports Matt McMillen for Health.com. For the study, to be released in April at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, researchers classified 36,154 women without depression and had provided information about migraine. Women were classified as...

2012-02-23 06:21:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research suggests that women with any history of migraine are about 40 percent more likely to develop depression than women without a history of migraine. For the study, researchers classified 36,154 women without depression who were enrolled in the Women's Health Study and had provided information about migraine. Women were classified as either having active migraine with aura, active migraine without aura, past history of migraine (but not within the last...