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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...

2013-01-10 05:03:04

The Migraine Research Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to funding ground-breaking research into the causes and better treatments of migraine disease, today announced its 2012 grant awards. The five grants were selected from 42 proposals submitted from around the world. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 The Migraine Research Foundation (MRF), a nonprofit devoted to funding ground-breaking research into the causes and better treatments of migraine disease, today announced its 2012 grant...

2013-01-07 11:07:04

New research reveals a shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and migraine. Findings published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), indicate that having a strong family history of seizure disorders increases the chance of having migraine with aura (MA). Medical evidence has established that migraine and epilepsy often co-occur in patients; this co-occurrence is called "comorbidity." Previous studies have found that people with epilepsy are...

2013-01-06 05:02:55

Advanced Migraine Patient Ambassador's will share their wedding experience as migraine sufferers before and after a migraine relief neurostimulation procedure that helped them have the wedding day and honeymoon they always dreamed of. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC, a leader in migraine nuerostimulation therapy, will be at the 28th Bi-Annual Bridal Extravaganza in Houston, January 5-6, at the George R. Brown Convention Center....

2013-01-03 08:25:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Labrys Biologics Inc., a company focused on treatments for chronic migraine, today announced the completion of a $31 Million Series A financing from four leading venture capital firms, venBio, Canaan Partners, InterWest Partners, and Sofinnova Ventures. With the close of the financing, Labrys has acquired RN-307 from Pfizer Inc., a Phase 2 ready anti-CGRP humanized monoclonal antibody for the treatment of chronic migraine. In addition, Steven P....

2013-01-02 12:22:35

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that its Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. operating subsidiary has begun shipping 5 mg and 10 mg strengths of rizatriptan benzoate tablets and 5 mg and 10 mg strengths of rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets. Rizatriptan benzoate tablets and rizatriptan benzoate orally disintegrating tablets are each indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults and in...

Pregnant Woman Diagnosed With Stroke Due To Garbled Text Messages
2012-12-26 08:09:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors from Harvard Medical School in Boston report in the Archives of Neurology of a new medical phenomenon called “Dystextia.” The phenomenon was adopted after the doctors had an unusual case come through their doors recently. It involves a young pregnant woman, her husband, and a cell phone. The woman had just left her doctor´s office after inquiring about her baby´s due date when the husband sent her a...

2012-12-21 08:23:22

CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- December is a time for wrapping up the year and wrapping up the fun. But if you're a chronic headache sufferer, putting on a happy holiday can be tough. Leading Chicago allergy doctor, Brian Rotskoff, MD, helps patients keep holiday headaches under control. It starts, he says, with learning what causes your migraine headaches or sinus headaches and what it takes to cross your headache threshold. Dr. Rostkoff's expertise includes the full range of needs...

2012-12-20 12:27:41

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysis of the American Migraine Prevention and Prevalence (AMPP) study database indicate that a substantial proportion of persons with migraine also have cardiovascular events, cardiovascular disease (CVD), or CVD risk factors. These conclusions from the AMPP study are based upon an evaluation of 6,723 people with migraine, identified by screening a representative sample of over 160,000 Americans. The study showed that: 18% of migraineurs had...


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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