Long Term Efficacy of Neuronavigation Guided rTMS in Alleviating Gulf War Illness Related Headaches and Pain Symptoms

This study aims to look at the long term efficacy of using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in relieving Gulf War Illness related headaches and pain. 

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Safety and Efficacy of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Chronic Cluster Headache: A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial

Chronic cluster headache is the most disabling form of cluster headache. The mainstay of treatment is attack prevention, but the available management options have little efficacy and are associated with substantial side-...
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Persistent Headache or Back Pain ‘Twice as Likely’ in the Presence of the Other

Researchers suggest the possibility of an underpinning biological relationship between people with persistent headache and back pain, which could be a target for treatment.  Full story.

Multidisciplinary Translational Approach to Investigate Mechanisms Predictors & Prevention of Persistent PTH

Study Description: Brief Summary: This is a United States Department of Defense funded Focused Program study that aims to identify mechanisms and predictors for persistent of post-traumatic headache attributed to mild tr...
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Headache in Petrous Apicitis: A Case Report of Chronic Migraine-like Headache Due to Peripheral Pathology

 AbstractObjective: To report a case of petrous apicitis that manifested as chronic migraine without aura and to discuss the pathophysiological mechanisms behind this presentation. Background:Petrous apicitis is a r...
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Facial Presentations of Migraine, TACs, and Other Paroxysmal Facial Pain Syndromes

The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of facial pain (V2 and/or V3) presentations among nearly 3,000 patients with headache treated in a university tertiary care center.

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Prospective Cohort Study of Caffeinated Beverage Intake as a Potential Trigger of Headaches Among Migraineurs

 The purpose of the study was to evaluate the role of caffeinated beverage intake as a potential trigger of migraine headaches on that day or on the following day.

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Managing Cluster Headache

Cluster headache is a neurological disorder that presents with unilateral severe headache associated with ipsilateral cranial autonomic symptoms. Cluster headache attacks often occur more than once a day, and typically m...
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FDA Approves Emgality® (galcanezumab-gnlm) as the First and Only Medication for the Treatment of Episodic Cluster Headache that Reduces the Frequency of Attacks

Eli Lilly and Company announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Emgality ® (galcanezumab-gnlm) injection (300 mg) for the treatment of episodic cluster headache in adults.  Full s...
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June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

Bring awareness and recognition of headache disorder as a legitimate neurobiological disease and help make individuals with headache disorder know that there are new treatments available. Read about the AAPM Foundation's...
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Central Sensitization May Occur in Cluster Headache

Individuals with versus without cluster headache were found to have lower cranial and extracranial pressure pain thresholds, indicating central sensitization, according to a study published in Pain Medicine . Full story....
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Efficacy of Headache Treatment Using Radiofrequency Ablation

Despite the availability of therapies, many headache syndromes remain refractory to symptomatic treatment, achieving incomplete resolution of pain, and patients with chronic headaches often pursue nonpharmacologic treatm...
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Multiple Cranial Nerve Blocks for the Transitional Treatment of Chronic Headaches

Multiple cranial nerve blocks of the greater and lesser occipital, supraorbital, supratrochlear and auriculotemporal nerves are widely used in the treatment of primary headaches. We present efficacy and safety data for these procedures. In an uncontrolled open-label prospective study, 119 patients with chronic cluster headache, chronic migraine, short lasting unilateral neuralgiform attack disorders, new daily persistent headaches, hemicrania continua and chronic paroxysmal hemicrania were examined.

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AHRQ Seeks Input on Headaches in Pregnancy and Acute Pain

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has posted key questions for the systematic review on Management of Primary Headaches in Pregnancy for comment through April 11, as well as a draft technical brief on...
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Episodic Migraine With and Without Aura: Key Differences and Implications for Pathophysiology, Management, and Assessing Risks

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TRP Channels as Potential Targets for Sex-Related Differences in Migraine Pain

Source: Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences The study, in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences , suggests that sex hormones affect cells around the trigeminal nerve and connected blood vessels in the head, with estrogens --...
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Efficient Facial Pain Diagnosis Will Benefit Patients and Save Money

Source: Newcastle University, U.K. Experts at Newcastle University say introducing an electronic referral system to speed up diagnosis and treatment is likely to improve quality of life and save money. Full story...
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Migraine Prevention Drugs Demonstrate Net Health Benefit

Source: Institute for Clinical and Economic Review The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review released a final evidence report on three calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors for prevention of migraine. Pa...
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Study: Men with Migraine May Have Higher Estrogen Levels

Source: American Academy of Neurology (AAN) While it has been known that estrogen plays a role in migraine for women, new research shows that the female sex hormone may also play a role in migraine for men, according to ...
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Clinical Studies Show Impact of Migraine across Various Stages of Women's Lives

Source: American Headache Society At the American Headache Society (AHS)'s 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, leading migraine experts are presenting five clinical studies that deepen the understanding of the effects of epi...
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ICER Report Supports Cost Effectiveness of CGRP Inhibitors

Source: Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) A recently released Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) evidence report assessing the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of three calciton...
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Effect of Fremanezumab Compared With Placebo for Prevention of Episodic Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Source: JAMA Abstract: Importance: Fremanezumab, a fully humanized monoclonal antibody that targets calcitonin gene-related peptide, may be effective for treating episodic migraine. Conclusions and Relevance: Among patie...
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia to Reduce Chronic Migraine: A Sequential Bayesian Analysis

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Mayo Study Shows Easy-to-Use, Noninvasive Stimulation Device can Help Prevent Migraine Attacks

Source: Mayo Clinic A new study published in Cephalalgia in March shows single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation is a new way to prevent migraine attacks. Full story...
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A Systems Neuroscience Approach to Migraine

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Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Study of Bedtime Low-Dose Amitriptyline in Chronic Neck Pain

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Migraine and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases: Danish Population Based Matched Cohort Study

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FDA Clears Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Migraine Pain

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Power Transmission and Workload Balancing Policies in Ehealth Mobile Cloud Computing Scenarios: a Real IoT Ehealth Scenario for and Prediction of the Migraine Disease Is Shown

Source: Future Generation Computer Systems Abstract: The Internet of Things (IoT) holds big promises for healthcare, especially in proactive personal eHealth. Prediction of symptomatic crises in chronic diseases in the I...
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