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2006-06-21 13:30:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Medication overuse headache (MOH) "remains an important problem," but the drugs most likely associated with the overuse have changed dramatically in the past 15 years, according to headache specialists. Triptans, like sumatriptan, are now an important cause of probable MOH, although these drugs cause headaches less frequently than do other medications, report Dr. Chelsea A. Meskunas from Princeton University in New Jersey and colleagues. Non-steroidal...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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