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2010-03-26 10:30:00

In a survey of 1500 people that suffer painful migraines, researchers conclude that most sufferers have no idea when their next headaches will strike. Reuters reports that Dr. X. Henry Hu of Merck & Co., based out of West Point, Penn., said that this is important information, because early treatments with migraine drugs called triptans can help reduce migraine severity. Hu and his colleagues had about 1500 migraine sufferers complete a 10-minute survey, and then had them complete...

2010-02-18 12:25:26

Sociodemographic and comorbidity profiles of chronic migraine and episodic migraine sufferers Chronic migraine sufferers tend to be in poorer general health, less well off, and more depressed than those with episodic migraine, reveals research published ahead of print in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. The findings are based on almost 12,000 adults with episodic - a severe headache on up to 14 days of the month - or chronic migraine - headache on 15 or more days of the...

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2010-02-17 07:20:00

Migraine is seen more frequently in women with multiple sclerosis (MS) than those without, according to a study released Feb. 16 that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 62nd Annual Meeting in Toronto April 10 to April 17, 2010. "While having a history of migraine diagnosis was linked to MS, women with migraine need to know that over 99 percent of them will never develop MS, thus having migraine should definitely not be a reason to worry about getting MS," said study...

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2010-02-11 11:05:00

Doctors urged to manage cardiovascular risk factors of migraine sufferers Migraine sufferers are twice as likely to have heart attacks as people without migraine, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The study, published in the February 10 online issue of Neurology, found that migraine sufferers also face increased risk for stroke and were more likely to have key risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including diabetes, high...

2009-10-28 14:52:29

Editorial: Migraine with aura and increased risk of ischemic stroke Migraine with aura (temporary visual or sensory disturbances before or during a migraine headache) is associated with a twofold increased risk of stroke, finds a study published on bmj.com today. Further risk factors for stroke among patients with migraine are being a woman, being young, being a smoker, and using oestrogen containing contraceptives. The risk was highest among young women with migraine with aura who smoke and...

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2009-10-28 13:15:30

Doctors have found apparent links between severe migraine headaches and the risk of stroke, according to a new study. Writing in the British Medical Journal, doctors noted that people who suffer from migraines along with blurred vision, known as "aura," are twice as likely to have a stroke. That risk increases even more for people under the age of 45, women, those who smoke. Additionally, researchers found that women who use contraceptives that contain estrogen are at an even higher risk of...

2009-06-29 06:47:12

Middle-aged women who experienced migraine headaches with aura (sensory disturbances affecting vision, balance or speech) had a higher prevalence of cerebellar brain lesions when they were older, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Migraine is a common neurovascular disorder that affects approximately 11 percent of adults and is more common in women than in men. Approximately one-third of individuals with migraine experience neurological...

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2009-06-24 10:55:00

Tobacco acts as a precipitating factor for headaches, specifically migraines. This is indicated in a study which shows that smokers have more migraine attacks and that smoking more than five cigarettes a day triggers this headache. The work has appeared in the Journal of Headache and Pain.The influence of tobacco as a precipitating, non-causal factor of migraine attacks has produced contradictory data in scientific literature. The limited research prior to the work published in The Journal of...

2009-06-23 16:13:18

Middle-aged women who had migraine headaches with aura (sensory disturbances, such as with vision, balance or speech) had a higher prevalence of brain lesions when they were older, compared to individuals without similar types of headaches, according to a study in the June 24 issue of JAMA.Migraine is a common neurovascular disorder that affects approximately 11 percent of adults and is more common in women than men. Approximately one-third of individuals with migraine experience neurological...

2009-04-23 04:08:00

Experts urge sufferers to break the cycle of suffering 'Migraine Million' fundraiser honors one-in-a-million moms CHICAGO, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mother/daughter relationship can give some women headaches -- literally. Yet, on Mother's Day we choose to put that aside and bring flowers. This Mother's Day, the National Headache Foundation is suggesting that women discuss the subject head-on. If women pay more attention to the triggers, patterns and symptoms of their own...


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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 'karpos', fruit.
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