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2012-03-19 04:52:10

Loyola University Medical Center is one of the major enrollers in a landmark clinical trial that found that plugging a hole in the heart works no better than drugs in preventing strokes.

2012-03-15 17:12:08

A catheter procedure that closes a hole in patients' hearts was no more effective than medical therapy in preventing recurrent strokes.

Female Migraine Sufferers Also At Increased Risk Of Depression
2012-02-23 10:29:07

A new study reported on this week suggests that women who currently suffer or have suffered migraines in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine.

2012-01-09 17:31:12

Acupuncture and sham acupuncture appear equally effective in treating migraines.

2011-03-31 14:01:14

Roughly 15% of children suffer from migraines, and approximately one-third of these affected children have migraines with aura, a collection of symptoms that can include weakness, blind spots, and even hallucinations.

2011-03-30 07:59:02

Bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help alleviate the excruciating pain of migraine headaches, according to this study.

2011-03-16 00:00:30

Neurofeedback More Effective than Medication: Eliminates Headaches Without Side-Effects.

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2011-02-26 07:26:26

A new study, published in the journal Headache, has found that girls who get migraines appear more likely than their peers to gain extra weight during adulthood.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.