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2013-07-18 23:24:46

MomDoc, Drs. Goodman and Partridge, OB/GYN, advise mothers to stay away from certain migraine drugs. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Some migraine medicines on the market today have exhibited potential to lower a child's IQ scores when exposed in the womb. A study, done by the Neurodevelopment Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs (NEAD), showed that children exposed to these particular migraine drugs have IQ scores that are eight to eleven points lower, at age six, than other children. Valproate...

2013-07-16 23:28:04

Dr. Ken Reed will discuss the Reed Procedure® “combined supraorbital and occipital nerve stimulation” migraine treatment for severe migraines at a patient information seminar on July 23, 2013 in Newark, NJ. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Dr. Ken Reed – leading specialist and innovator of the Reed Procedure® peripheral nerve stimulation migraine treatment, whose documented 85 percent success rate offers relief to people who suffer from debilitating migraine pain --...

2013-07-12 23:23:55

A recent MedPage Today article examines the potential for Botox to be used as an effective migraine treatment. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that more research needs to be done to determine the long-term effectiveness of surgery to treat migraine headaches. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 According to a June 30, 2013 MedPage Today article, titled “Surgical Migraine 'Cure' Triggers Doubts,” a significant number of people suffer from migraine...

2013-07-12 23:01:48

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System received significant positive reviews from Cardiologists at the Congenital & Structural Interventions Congress in Frankfurt, Germany. The CSI congress is the most significant meeting for NMT2 with over 800 of the top interventional cardiologists in structural heart coming together to share the latest in structural heart interventions. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Prof. Dr....

2013-07-02 16:23:38

New Drug Application (NDA) Filing Expected by Early 2014 ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and YARDLEY, Pa., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) and OptiNose AS today announced that the companies have entered into an exclusive North American license agreement for the development and commercialization of OptiNose's novel Breath Powered(TM) intranasal delivery system containing low-dose sumatriptan powder to treat acute migraine. If approved, this product would...

2013-06-28 20:22:22

Brisdelle(TM) is the first and only FDA-approved nonhormonal therapy clinically proven to treat moderate to severe menopausal vasomotor symptoms MIAMI, FL and NEW YORK, NY, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Brisdelle(TM) low-dose paroxetine capsules, 7.5 mg/day, for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause, commonly referred to as hot...

2013-06-28 12:23:59

BOSTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiNose US Inc. today announced that it will present data from three studies featuring its Breath Powered(TM) delivery technology at the 2013 International Headache Congress from June 27 to 30 in Boston. Among the data being presented are results from the pivotal phase III TARGET study, which compares the efficacy and safety of the OptiNose Breath Powered nasal delivery device containing a low dose of sumatriptan powder to placebo in patients...

2013-06-26 16:39:17

Boston poster presentation demonstrates stimulation of the PC6 antiemetic point with Sea-Band® acupressure wristbands controls migraine nausea Nausea is one of the most debilitating symptoms of migraine and affects 80 percent of migraine suffers in the United States. Leading headache physician, Dr. Zoltan Medgyessy of the Berolina Clinic in Lohne, Germany demonstrated in a trial that pressure to the P6 antiemetic point on the inner wrist with an acupressure wristband is an effective and...

2013-06-26 12:32:30

DURHAM, N.C., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The abstract of a recent study, "Cardiovascular Contraindications to Triptans in the Migraine Population: Results from the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) Study", has been selected for a platform presentation at the 16(th) Congress of the International Headache Society taking place June 27-30, 2013 in Boston, MA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130626/LA37332LOGO) The triptan drug class, which includes...

2013-06-26 08:31:03

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Labrys Biologics Inc., a biotechnology company focused on treatments for chronic migraine, today announced data from three late-breaking poster presentations demonstrating the pharmacokinetics and safety profile of LBR-101 (formerly RN-307) observed in multiple Phase 1 clinical studies. LBR-101 is a humanized monoclonal antibody that blocks the binding of CGRP to its receptor and is in development for the prevention of chronic migraine....


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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