Latest ICHD classification and diagnosis of migraine Stories

2006-06-23 16:41:40

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who have migraines are more likely to be overweight than the general population, while overweight kids suffer more disabling migraines than their normal-weight peers, a new study shows. "If you have two unhealthy conditions, migraine and obesity, you are even more disabled than if you'd had either one," Dr. Andrew D. Hershey of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, the study's lead author, told Reuters Health. He reported...

2006-01-27 11:15:00

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who have migraine with aura are at substantially increased risk of developing epilepsy, researchers from the United States and Iceland report. However, they found no apparent relationship between seizures and migraine without aura. Senior investigator Dr. W. Allen Hauser told Reuters Health, "a possible association between migraine and epilepsy has long been recognized, but the exact relationship is not clear." This study, he added, shows...

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