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2014-04-23 12:29:10

MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new studies may offer hope for people with migraine. The two studies released today will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. Both studies involve drugs that are aimed at preventing migraine attacks from occurring, rather than stopping the attacks once they have started. These studies are the first to test monoclonal antibodies for the prevention of...

Drug Treatment And Weight Loss Can Restore Vision Loss: Study
2014-04-23 12:11:19

NIH/National Eye Institute An inexpensive glaucoma drug, when added to a weight loss plan, can improve vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. IIH, also called pseudotumor cerebri, predominantly affects overweight women of reproductive age. An estimated 100,000 Americans have it, and the number is rising with the obesity epidemic. The most common symptoms are headaches and...

2014-04-23 08:32:59

U.S. migraine patients with a prescription may now buy innovative medical device NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After much anticipation, CEFALY Technology announced today that the Cefaly® medical device for the preventative treatment for migraine headaches is available for purchase and delivery in the United States for patients with a medical prescription at www.cefaly.us. The Cefaly® medical device received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the...

2014-04-10 23:00:16

‘Fighting The Migraine Epidemic’ looks at underlying causes of migraines, suggests prevention, treatment. Anaheim, Calif. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Author Angela A. Stanton presents a unique, effective, non-medical approach to treating migraines in her educational new book, “Fighting The Migraine Epidemic: How To Treat and Prevent Migraines Without Medicines – An Insider’s View” (published by AuthorHouse). Traditionally, migraines are viewed from the perspective of the symptom...

2014-04-08 23:33:05

Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven honors Las Vegas Strip personnel on Manic Monday. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven will celebrate Las Vegas Strip personnel on Manic Monday by serving up discounted hangover cure packages, Myers' Cocktails and Super B Complex shots from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Manic Monday will be held at the Hangover Heaven clinic and is slated to begin April 14, 2014. VIP hosts, butlers, valet staff, and other members of the...

2014-04-08 08:29:08

CARDIFF, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research has released the April issue of NeuroPerspective, which reviews and assesses migraine therapeutics in development. Migraine is the most common of all neurological disorders. Based on epidemiological studies done in the US and Europe during the 1990s, approximately 12.6% of the population experiences migraine in a given year, with 18% suffering from migraine at some point in their lifetimes. It is estimated that there are 36...

2014-04-04 12:27:40

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Got a headache? You're not alone. Headaches are responsible for more than 18 million doctor's office visits annually in the U.S., and are the most common reason for reaching for over-the-counter medication. Likewise troubling is their toll on the economy: $25 billion in lost productivity, based on the estimated 156 million work days lost each year by sufferers sometimes too debilitated to even make it out of bed....

Migraine Sufferers Turn To Social Media To Share Their Pain
2014-04-04 05:27:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It feels as if an ice pick is being shoved into your eye, you can't keep food down, and turning on a lights make the evil genius with the ice pick much more energetic. Migraines can make you miserable, but what do you do about it? A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that more and more of us are turning to Twitter. The findings, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, show people are sharing their...

2014-03-27 08:34:36

AVP-825 relies on novel closed palate Breath Powered(TM) drug delivery technology YARDLEY, Pa., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the New Drug Application (NDA) for AVP-825, an innovative closed-palate Breath Powered(TM) investigational drug-device combination product for the acute treatment of migraine. As previously reported, the 505(b)(2) NDA for AVP-825 includes clinical data developed by OptiNose including a pivotal phase...

Unnecessary Brain Scans Are A Headache For Everyone
2014-03-18 09:39:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people with persistent headaches are worried about a cancerous growth on their brain and request that their doctor perform and imaging scan, but more often than not – it’s not a tumor. Because persistent headaches often have a more benign cause, US doctors perform around $1 billion worth of unnecessary and wasteful medical imaging tests, according to a new report from University of Michigan researchers that was published...


Latest Headaches Reference Libraries

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Cephalalgia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:12:25

Cephalalgia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the International Headache Society. The journal is subtitled 'An International Journal of Headache'. The journal was established in 1981 and is published tri-weekly (or 16 times per year). It was previously published by Blackwell Publishing. The editor-in-chief is David W. Dodick of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Cephalalgia provides an international forum for research, review and discussions on...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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