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Magnetic Device To Treat Painful Migraines Gets FDA Approval
2013-12-16 13:29:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it would allow the marketing of a magnetic device aimed at relieving migraine headache pain for the first time. The FDA is green lighting eNeura to start marketing its Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS) as the first device to relieve pain caused by migraine headaches which are preceded by a visual, sensory or motor disturbance. This type of migraine headache...

2013-12-13 09:35:30

Medical histories: 'Compulsive plague! Pain without end!' How Richard Wagner played out his migraine in the opera Siegfried In a paper published in the Christmas edition of The BMJ, researchers have looked at how German composer Richard Wagner's disabling migraines and headaches influenced his operas. As composer of frequently performed operas worldwide, Wagner's medical problems have been investigated in numerous accounts and he even described his headaches and symptoms as the "main...

2013-12-12 23:25:23

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is submitting the H.H. Reliever to applicable companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 "I’ve suffered with migraines for over 30 years, so I know the main triggers for migraines," said an inventor from La Crosse, Wisc. "While many analgesics may help reduce migraines to some degree, I decided that there needed to be a better way to fight migraines." The versatile H.H....

2013-12-10 23:00:39

Denver, CO dentist Dr. Charles S. Barotz now offers an advanced diagnostic and treatment system capable of resolving painful headache disorders caused by improper or unbalanced dental forces without drugs or needles. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Dr. Charles S. Barotz with the Denver Headache Center, a new division of Barotz Dental, now provides TruDenta therapy, a drug-free and needle-free treatment option for patients with chronic headache disorders, head, neck, and jaw pain....

2013-12-05 23:39:22

The central analgesic mechanism of acupuncture for migraine remains poorly understood. Acupuncture has been shown to become a recommended treatment for migraine sufferers. However, a single acupuncture stimulus cannot be indicative of the cumulative effects of acupuncture treatment. Prof. Fanrong Liang and colleagues from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine recruited migraine sufferers receiving 1 month of acupuncture treatment and explored the central analgesic mechanism of...

Pulsatile Blood Flow Uncovers New Migraine Features
2013-12-05 17:15:05

University of Eastern Finland With every heartbeat, the blood is sent to all our peripheral tissues, generating changes in pulsatile perfusion. Using these pulsatile changes as a source of information, researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new method of 2D mapping of microcirculation, called BPI (Blood Pulsation Imaging). The aim is to use the pulsatile vascular changes detected with BPI for diagnostic purposes. The research consortium comprising physicists,...


Latest Migraine 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...

Corrugator Supercilii muscle
2012-07-01 19:20:30

The Corrugator Supercilii is a small, narrow, pyramidal muscle found on the medial end of the eyebrow, beneath the Frontalis and just above the orbicularis oculi. It arises from the medial end of the superciliary arch, and its fibers pass upward and lateralward, between the palpebral and orbital portions of the Orbicularis oculi, and are inserted into the deep surface of the skin, above the middle of the orbital arch. This muscle draws the eyebrow downward and medialward and produce the...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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