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2012-12-14 05:01:14

Caddy Products, LLC, the makers of the FaceCaddy Hot and Cold Therapy Wrap, has expanded their product line to include two new therapy wraps, the EyesCaddy and the BackCaddy. The EyesCaddy is designed to help with light sensitivity, migraines and sinus pain, and the BackCaddy addresses lower back pain. The BackCaddy is also one of the few consumer products that expands to fit an 85 inch waist. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Building on the success of their first product, the...

2012-11-29 16:24:56

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holidays are a time for family, friends, and happy memories. But those joyful moments can be associated with stress - from marathon shopping, preparing for celebrations, and traveling. Stress and other stimuli may trigger or increase your headaches. The National Headache Foundation recommends the following to avoid those holiday headaches: Maintain your regular sleep schedule. Those late night parties can play havoc with anyone's health,...

2012-11-27 04:21:12

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to accommodate growing demand, Akeso Health Sciences, L.L.C. is pleased to announce the availability of MigreLief Triple Therapy with Puracol(TM), at CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide and on CVS.com. Both MigreLief Original Formula and MigreLief+M the breakthrough menstrual migraine formula hit the shelves of CVS this week. Researchers are finding the more migraines a patient gets, the more susceptible they become to having more....

2012-11-22 08:55:58

The Migraine Trust Special Report Legislation potentially flouted amid multimillion days lost each year Three in five workers (60%) who suffer from migraine report their employer has failed to make helpful adjustments, potentially flouting anti-discrimination laws, a charity warns today. Almost half (46.3%) say their workplace treats them unfairly over their absence through sickness, more than one in three (40.5%) feels unsupported by their bosses and colleagues, and three in ten...

2012-11-21 16:22:12

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP) today announced that its New Drug Application (NDA) resubmission for LEVADEX® orally inhaled migraine drug for the potential acute treatment of migraine in adults has been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has classified the resubmission as a complete, Class 2 response to the FDA's March 26, 2012 action letter and has set a goal date of April 15, 2013...

Impaired Cognition Not Related To Migraine-associated Brain Changes
2012-11-14 10:30:54

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NIH-funded study tracks nearly 300 people for 9 years Women with migraines did not appear to experience a decline in cognitive ability over time compared to those who didn't have them, according to a nine-year follow up study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study also showed that women with migraine had a higher likelihood of having brain changes that appeared as bright spots on magnetic resonance imaging...

2012-11-14 08:32:30

YARDLEY, Pa., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiNose US Inc. today announced that the phase III TARGET study successfully met its primary endpoint, finding the new 16 mg OptiNose sumatriptan product provided headache relief for 68% of patients with moderate to severe migraines after two hours (p<0.01 compared to placebo). The TARGET study tested an innovative new product using OptiNose Bi-Directional(TM) nasal technology to deliver low-dose sumatriptan in a new way. The trial found...

2012-11-13 12:29:42

SCHOFIELD, Wis., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience(®), Inc,. (OTCQB: PMBS) announces that its homeopathic migraine formulation, LipiGesic(® )M, has been recognized as an excellent first-line therapy in the treatment of acute migraine. The declaration was made in the online article "Advances in Drug Development for Acute Migraine," [page 14] scheduled for publication in an upcoming printed issue of Drugs, a medical journal evaluating drugs and drug therapies read by over...

2012-11-13 11:07:42

First study to refute a common health misconception to be presented at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology A new study provides the first clear evidence that vision or eye problems are rarely the cause of recurring headaches in children, even if the headaches usually strike while the child is doing schoolwork or other visual tasks. Many parents assume that frequent headaches mean their child needs glasses, so they ask their doctor to refer their child for an...

Migraines Affect School Performance
2012-10-30 05:40:20

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently found that children who have migraines have a greater likelihood of having test scores that are lower than the average school performance of students who didn´t have any migraines. According to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), migraines can be described as throbbing pain or intense pulsing around the head. "Studies have looked at the burden of migraine for adolescents, but less work has been...


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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