What’s new in the world of migraine….

16th May 2012 

Dangerous, complex migraines linked to high risk for stroke
A coincidence led nine days later to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where a rare type of migraine was diagnosed and treated – but any moment during that time could have been disastrous. “Nicole ‘dodged a bullet.’ Her symptoms were classic for a type of …

Two-Drug Combo Helps Teens With Migraines
Philadelphia Inquirer
By Amanda Gardner TUESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) — A two-drug combination that relievesmigraines in adults also works well in adolescents, new research indicates. Although the findings basically support what doctors are already doing, …
Glenmark gets tentative nod from USFDA for migraine tablets
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator for generic Zolmitriptan tablets used for treating migraines. Glenmark Generics Inc, the US arm of Glenmark Generic has received tentative …
GOOD LIFE: Migraine a pain in neck
Illawarra Mercury
Murphy suffers from migraines – a condition that affects about three million Australians – and in his case is triggered by flickering lights such as fluorescent lights, televisions, computer screens and cameras. “I was diagnosed as photophobic, …
Advances made in brow lift treatment for migraines
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — There are advances in alternative treatment for migraines that ABC7 News first told you about when it was in its earliest stages. The procedure was actually discovered by plastic surgeons, after several patients told them their …

A Surprising Solution For Disruptive Migraines
Fortunately, learning more about the causes of debilitating migraines can lead to more effective treatment. • In the US, one in six women and one in 12 men experience migraine pain. The World Health Organization reports that migraines are a leading …
Melt-in-the-mouth cure for migraine
Independent Online
London – Migraine patients could be helped by a tiny strip of film that melts on the tongue. This allows pain-busting medicine to be rapidly absorbed through the lining of the mouth. As a result, it’s hoped sufferers will get faster relief when a …
Remedies for migraines that really work
24 Medica
Feverfew is the main herb proven to have an effect on migraine. Oregano has also been reported to be effective-the dried leaf can be used as snuff to clear a blocked head, or simmer the fresh leaf in olive oil and use it to massage the temples.
Turn Out the Light on Headaches
One in seven adults in the UK are affected by migraines at some point during their lifetime and even more by mild to moderate headache symptoms. If you regularly come home from the office with headaches and fatigued eyes then help is at hand from …

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