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2012-10-26 04:00:13

Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center is hosting a free seminar on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 7pm about neurostimulation and the Transforma procedure for chronic migraine relief. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC announced today they will be hosting a seminar at University General Hospital about the Transforma procedure, a new option for the control of migraine symptoms based on combined occipital and supraorbital...

2012-10-22 11:26:55

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent results from the 16(th) annual consumer survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association(®) (AMTA(®)) reveal more consumers are incorporating massage therapy into their regular health and wellness regimens to assist with medical conditions. In fact, 75 percent of individuals claim the primary reason for receiving a massage in the past 12 months was medical (43 percent) and stress (32 percent) related. Medical...

2012-10-21 04:00:35

There are very few skin care treatment centres that offer only one service to their clientele. Many of them have a diverse portfolio of offerings for their customers to take advantage of. Someone looking to receive Botox treatments may also want to get a pedicure or even have laser hair removal treatments as well. Now, Medi Spa in Calgary, this is a real possibility as they are offering many different spa packages as of this week. (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 When it comes to receiving skin...

2012-10-16 07:26:29

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP) today announced that it has resubmitted its New Drug Application (NDA) to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for LEVADEX® orally inhaled migraine drug for the potential acute treatment of migraine in adults. "We have worked diligently on our LEVADEX resubmission and, based on our dialogue with the FDA, we believe that we have addressed the issues outlined by the FDA...

2012-10-11 04:03:56

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of professional consumer advocates provides continuous updates regarding free online information relating to the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site URL that is located at http://www.topamaxbirthinjury.com. The CJF hereby reports that a study published by researchers in Taiwan concluded that the use of acupuncture by people suffering from migraine headaches reduced the episodes of...

2012-10-05 23:02:55

MRF fundraiser raised money for innovative research grants to end the debilitating pain of migraine suffered by 36 million Americans. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 On September 24, 2012, the Migraine Research Foundation held its first annual golf outing and fall benefit at the Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY. On a beautiful fall day, 100 golfers enjoyed a round of golf to raise money for the Migraine Research Foundation´s programs. Following the golf outing, an...

2012-10-02 02:30:21

YARDLEY, Pa., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiNose US Inc. today announced results of a study testing delivery of the migraine medicine sumatriptan with a novel device using OptiNose breath powered Bi-Directional(TM) nasal technology. In a direct comparison of drug absorption, the study found that OptiNose's sumatriptan product sent 62% more drug into the blood in the critical first 15 minutes than Imitrex(®) nasal spray (AUC (0-15) = 1.69 ng*hr/mL and 1.04 ng*hr/mL, respectively). The...

2012-09-21 06:26:32

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In alignment with Chronic Pain Awareness Month, Mediaplanet today publishes a Chronic Pain Awareness report within select markets of USA Today in order to keep the topic at the forefront of readers' minds and inspire awareness year-round. The report will be distributed to over one million readers within the weekend edition of USA Today with the support of the American Chronic Pain Association, Purdue Pharma, L.P., American Association of Nurse...

Painkillers May Lead To More Headaches, Trapping People In A “Vicious Cycle”
2012-09-19 09:56:52

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Painful headaches that affect nearly a million people in the UK, and many more millions worldwide, may be partly caused by overuse of common painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans, according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). The watchdog estimates that one in 50 people who experience headaches are suffering because they overuse their medications. The warning comes as the group,...

2012-09-19 02:30:15

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ElectroCore(®) Medical, a company dedicated to developing effective, non-invasive and non-pharmacologic therapy for serious headache conditions and bronchoconstriction, today reported that data related to its GammaCore(®) technology will be featured in a poster session at the European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC), being held September 20-23, 2012 in London, UK. The study, "Trigeminal Pain...


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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