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Study Links Lightning Strikes To Headaches
2013-01-24 13:53:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all the advancements that have been made in the field of medical science, there remain a number of mysteries. For instance, doctors and medical researchers are still trying to understand how headaches occur and, equally important, how they can be prevented and treated. Today, researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) published a study which claims that one cause of headaches could be lightning, yet another...

Bright Light And Hard Exercise May Not Be Migraine Triggers After All
2013-01-24 12:49:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research that was recently published in the journal Neurology suggests that two supposed migraine triggers, bright lights and hard exercise, may not have as much of an effect as previously thought. In what sounds like one of the most cruelly designed experiments, researchers had 27 migraine patients run or ride an exercise bike at maximum effort for one hour, while the scientists used a combination of lamps and bright flashes for...

Migraine Skin Patch Approved By The FDA
2013-01-20 07:24:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zecuity, a skin patch used to treat migraine headaches, making it the first product of its kind to be cleared for sale in the US. Zecuity is manufactured by Pennsylvania-based NuPathe Inc, and according to Bloomberg reporter Ryan Flinn, it uses a “mild electrical current” to administer sumatriptan, “the most-prescribed migraine headache medication” in...

2013-01-18 23:03:26

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com has added new information for those patients using the vaginal ring contraceptive NuvaRing showing, while the device has been linked to blood clots in the past, the risk may be even higher for women suffering migraines. The mission of...

2013-01-18 23:03:16

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com is alerting women taking the birth control drugs Yaz or Yasmin of a new study added to the site showing blood clot risks may be higher with these contraceptives. Also, those suffering from migraines may have a heightened risk. “The...

Migraine With Aura Associated With Heart Disease, Thrombosis In Women
2013-01-16 08:45:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having a headache can be a real pain. Having a migraine can often feel ten times worse. And now, women who have migraines with visual disturbances (auras), such as flashing lights, may be dealing with more than just extra pain and discomfort. According to two new studies, to be presented in March at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in San Diego, women who have migraine with aura may have a higher risk...

2013-01-15 16:23:47

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women who have migraines with aura, which are often visual disturbances such as flashing lights, may be more likely to have problems with their heart and blood vessels, and those on newer contraceptives may be at higher risk for blood clots, according to two studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23, 2013. The first study showed that migraine with...

2013-01-15 07:17:15

SCHOFIELD, Wis., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience(®), Inc, (OTCBB: PMBS) announces that its over-the-counter, homeopathic migraine pain reliever formulation, LipiGesic(® )M, has received a Notice of Allowance for its patent application from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. LipiGesic M's exclusive formulation of feverfew and ginger delivered in a sublingual (under-the-tongue), non-aqueous gel has been clinically studied for the treatment of acute migraine...

2013-01-14 16:23:27

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who are depressed after a stroke may have a tripled risk of dying early and four times the risk of death from stroke than people who have not experienced a stroke or depression, according to a study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23, 2013. "Up to one in three people who have a stroke develop depression," said study author Amytis Towfighi, MD, with the Keck...

2013-01-10 08:25:59

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ElectroCore®, a company dedicated to developing effective, non-invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation (nVNS) therapies for serious medical conditions including primary headaches, announced today that initial enrollment has begun for its FDA approved chronic migraine prevention study using its GammaCore nVNS therapy. The randomized, sham-controlled study is enrolling patients at 10 sites across the U.S. The study, which is expected to offer an...


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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