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2011-06-14 13:05:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of MigreLief, the world's most successful patented natural migraine prevention therapy, can now be seen on the popular nationally broadcast Lifetime series, "The Balancing Act." On June 20th and again on July 25th, (7:00 a.m. et/pt) this informative and entertaining show that provides a daily source of tips, knowledge and latest health news for women, will feature the first name in migraine relief, MigreLief. Being interviewed on...

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2011-06-13 12:54:25

According to a new study, scientists have uncovered a trio of genes tied to migraine headaches, including one in which the link is exclusive to women. Migraines are acutely debilitating headaches that up to 20 percent of the population suffer from. Scientists say the condition is a brain disorder in which neurons, or brain cells, respond abnormally to stimuli. Markus Shuerks of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston coordinated genomes in 23,230 women, 122 of whom suffered from migraines....

2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced today that it is partnering with CBS Los Angeles reporter Serene Branson to launch "More Than Just a Headache," a new education campaign to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of migraines. The campaign helps to kick off June as National Migraine Awareness Month (NMAM) and educate the public on the personal and societal costs of migraines, while also providing resources for the 30 million...

2011-06-06 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-six million Americans suffer from migraines, leading to more than $20 billion in medical expenses and costs related to lost productivity each year(1). In recognition of National Migraine Awareness Month and the significant unmet medical needs of migraine patients, Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGNX) is highlighting the importance of selecting the appropriate medication for a patient's "treatment toolbox" to address specific types of migraine...

2011-05-26 15:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP) today announced that it has submitted a 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. According to the National Headache Foundation, approximately 30 million people in the United States suffer from migraine, a debilitating neurological disorder....

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Topamax, a medication that's prescribed to patients who need help minimizing the symptoms of migraine headaches, has recently come under FDA scrutiny with regards to using Topamax for migraines while pregnant. The Consumer Justice Foundation, a free public resource available for those who need help dealing with insurance companies and large corporations, hereby announces the change in classification by the FDA regarding the use of Topamax in pregnancy. The Consumer Justice Foundation has...

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2011-05-03 13:20:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that about half of all adults around the world suffer from headache disorders like migraines and tension headaches, and the problem has huge economic and societal costs. The WHO said headaches are widely under-recognized, under-diagnosed and under-treated, and the knowledge about them and the burdens they impose must be improved. According to WHO, 47 percent of all adults have a headache disorder and "the financial costs to society through...

2011-05-02 00:00:03

Awesome news: hypnotherapy is very effective in overcoming headaches and migraines. Recently, Goldlite Hypnosis Institute helped a client overcome headaches and migraines Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2011 Thousands and thousands of people have overcome headaches and migraines with hypnosis. There are few reasons for headaches and migraines; in this press release, the news is more about psychosomatic headaches and migraines. 1- Organic headaches and migraines are usually caused by...

2011-04-21 07:05:00

CHICAGO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Could migraine patients be doing more to get the most out of their medical visits? According to a new national survey released by the National Headache Foundation (NHF) and GlaxoSmithKline, the answer is yes. For the nearly 30 million migraine sufferers in the U.S., including six million treating with prescription medication, these survey results may have important implications. To view the multimedia assets...

2011-03-31 14:01:14

Roughly 15% of children suffer from migraines, and approximately one-third of these affected children have migraines with aura, a collection of symptoms that can include weakness, blind spots, and even hallucinations. Although the causes of migraines are unclear, a new study soon to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggests a connection between migraine headaches in children and a heart defect called patent foramen ovale, which affects 25% of people in the U.S. Dr. Rachel McCandless...


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