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2012-06-20 13:58:17

Earlier detection, prompt and appropriate treatment, and prevention can lessen neurological, physical and psychological consequences of severe head trauma in America's soldiers and teen athletes The impact of traumatic injuries to the brain — whether sustained in combat or on the playing fields of America's schools — is a major topic for international migraine specialists the week of June 18 as they gather in Los Angeles for the 54th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American...

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...

2012-05-18 06:23:43

PHILADELPHIA, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Migraine Meter Leverages the Largest and Fastest Growing Online Migraine Community Migraine Meter, a free mobile app to help patients manage and monitor their migraines launched today by Health Union, LLC. The app features the latest migraine news, patient tips and expert opinions from Migraine.com and an interactive journal with limitless data storage. It is available for download on iPhone [http://migraine.com/iphone-app ] and...

2012-05-01 05:17:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Anyone that has had a migraine knows how painful and disruptive it can be. New research shows that many treatments can help prevent migraines in certain people; however, few people with migraine who are candidates for these preventive treatments actually use them. "Studies show that migraine is under recognized and undertreated," Stephen D., guideline author, was quoted as saying. "About 38 percent of people who suffer from migraine could benefit from preventive...

2012-02-16 14:52:28

Study results show that the online behavioral intervention can be an effective adjunct to a comprehensive medical approach to managing migraine painACTION.com is a free, non-promotional online program designed to support self-management and improve overall function in people with chronic pain. This study tested painACTION.com's ability to increase the use of self-management skills in people with chronic migraine headaches. A total of 185 participants completed the study. Participants...

2012-02-15 11:36:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sean "Diddy" Combs was rushed to the emergency room for a migraine attack immediately following post-Grammy festivities. According to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), more than 3 million Americans have sought relief from headaches in an emergency room. People who suffer from migraine are four times more likely to visit the emergency room for their condition than those who do not have...

2011-10-31 16:52:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The news that actress Tori Spelling was rushed to the hospital with a "horrendous migraine" which occurred a few weeks after the birth of her third child, clearly illustrates the role of hormone fluctuations in migraine headaches. At least 70% of migraine sufferers are women, with the majority relating the acute headaches to hormonal changes, during their menstrual periods, pregnancy, and menopause. Until puberty, the occurrence of migraine is...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

Migraine sufferers are invited to a free seminar to learn more about the StimPath procedure and how to relieve chronic migraine pain. Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 Individuals who suffer from debilitating migraine pain are invited to attend a free seminar in Lubbock, Texas at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2011, Migraine Treatment Centers of America announced today. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about a revolutionary new migraine treatmentâ”the...

2011-06-13 15:23:55

Migraine is a neurovascular disease that affects about 15% of the western population. Compounds in foods and beverages (chocolate, wine, citrus, etc) considered as migraine triggers include tyramine, phenylethylamine and possibly histamine and phenolic compounds. Avoiding those triggers may significantly reduce the frequency of migraines in some patients. However, only a small percentage of patients in one study became headache-free simply by excluding those foods, epidemiological studies are...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced today that it is partnering with CBS Los Angeles reporter Serene Branson to launch "More Than Just a Headache," a new education campaign to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of migraines. The campaign helps to kick off June as National Migraine Awareness Month (NMAM) and educate the public on the personal and societal costs of migraines, while also providing resources for the 30 million...