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2014-04-30 12:30:06

Targeting CGRP, Intranasal Capsaicin Shows Potential in Offering Rapid Pain Relief to Numerous Sufferers in Need of Additional Treatment Options NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Real-world patient case series analysis supporting the use of intranasal capsaicin as an effective rapid treatment for severe headache and migraine pain will be presented at the 66(th) American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday, May 1, 2014 during Poster Session...

2013-05-29 23:19:33

Migraine sufferers have new hope for relief and a chance at a better quality of life thanks to the FDA-approved use of BOTOX® treatment for chronic migraines. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Dr. Avi Bhandary of Rehabilitation Medical Group, a leading comprehensive pain management practice in Central Florida, is giving patients their life back through the FDA-approved use of BOTOX® (Botulinum toxin A) as a preventative treatment for chronic migraines. Sharon and Meghan McGinnis...

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,...

2012-01-09 17:31:12

Acupuncture shows clinical effect in treating migraines but whether real or placebo effect is uncertain Acupuncture and sham acupuncture appear equally effective in treating migraines, according to a clinical trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110551.pdf. An international team of researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine the effect of acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture...

2011-08-02 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP) today announced that its New Drug Application (NDA) 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), with a goal date of March 26, 2012 under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA). In accordance with the Company's collaboration agreement with Allergan,...

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2010-09-22 08:30:00

An inexpensive, hundred-year-old therapy for pain "“ aspirin "“ is effective in high doses for the treatment of severe headache and migraine caused by drug withdrawal, according to a new study by researchers with the UCSF Headache Center.  Study participants were administered aspirin through an IV and 25 percent of the time they reported a significant reduction in pain "“ three points on the 10-point pain scale.  (A difference of three points downgrades a headache...

2009-12-09 10:58:26

Patients with a cluster headache, which is characterized by bouts of excruciating pain usually near the eye or temple, were more likely to report being pain-free within 15 minutes of treatment with high-flow oxygen than patients who received a placebo treatment, according to a study in the December 9 issue of JAMA. Cluster headache attacks typically last for 15 minutes to 3 hours untreated and have a frequency of 1 every other day for up to 8 attacks a day. Attacks usually occur in bouts, or...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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