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Migraines Linked To Abnormalities In Brain Cortex
2013-03-27 08:35:24

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prevailing science on the subject of migraine headaches had long recognized that certain people are simply more likely to be afflicted by this potentially debilitating condition than others. In fact, the Mayo Clinic details a handful of risk factors that can make someone more or less likely to experience migraines. Among the recognized risk factors are family history, age, gender and hormonal changes. While these and other risk...

2013-03-18 15:57:36

Johns Hopkins-led research could offer a biomarker for tracking treatment response In a small, preliminary study of regular migraine sufferers, scientists have found that measuring a fat-derived protein called adiponectin (ADP) before and after migraine treatment can accurately reveal which headache victims felt pain relief. A report on the study of people experiencing two to 12 migraine headaches per month, led by researchers at Johns Hopkins, is published in the March issue of the...

Making Whoopee Is The Cure For Chronic Headaches Says German Study
2013-03-06 13:44:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a migraine attack sets in, the common response for most people is to dim the lights, remove any noises or distractions and lie down in bed until it passes. A new study suggests that these may be just the first steps toward setting the mood for a far more effective way of getting rid of a headache. According to team of neurologists from the University in Muenster, Germany, having sex can lead to “partial or complete...

2013-03-02 23:03:12

Abram Burgher, M.D. will perform the Omega neurostimulation procedure for long-term chronic migraine treatment. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Migraine Treatment Centers of America (“Migraine Centers”) is pleased to welcome Abram Burgher, M.D. in the Phoenix, Arizona area. This new and exciting partnership will offer the Omega migraine procedure at Freedom Pain Hospital, the nation's first pain hospital. Utilizing technology that is similar to a pacemaker, the Omega...

2013-02-25 23:01:54

Revolutionary Migraine treatment is Less Invasive, provides better pain coverage, results in faster recovery using 32 contact Boston Scientific Spectra System Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Nameer Haider, M.D., Director Interventional Pain Management at the Minimally Invasive Pain Institute has begun performing 360 Degree Neurostimulator Implantations to treat chronic headaches using the Boston Scientific Spectra System. Dr. Haider, a board certified interventional pain surgeon,...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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