News tagged with headache pain
(HealthDay)—Migraines and depression can each cause a great deal of suffering, but new research indicates the combination of the two may be linked to something else entirely—a smaller brain.
Neuroscience May 22, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2 |
In a study including children and adolescents 6 to 18 years of age, those who have experienced migraine headaches were more likely to have had colic as an infant, according to a study in the April 17 issue of JAMA.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women often point to stress, hormones, alcohol, or even the weather as possible triggers for their migraines. But a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that it is nearly impossible for patients to determine ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 08, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research reveals a shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and migraine. Findings published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), indicate that having a strong family history of sei ...
Neuroscience Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers used electricity on certain regions in the brain of a patient with chronic, severe facial pain to release an opiate-like substance that's considered one of the body's most powerful painkillers.
Neuroscience Jan 02, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Gattex (teduglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nutritional problems caused by short bowel syndrome.
Medications Dec 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A new iPhone app developed at the University of Michigan lets migraine or facial pain patients easily track and record their pain, which in turn helps the treating clinician develop a pain management plan.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hormonal changes are a major reason women are far more likely than men to have migraine headaches, research suggests.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who display multiple psychosomatic symptoms, such as regular aches and pains and sleep and appetite problems, are more than twice as likely to be experiencing physical abuse at home than children who do not display ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from University of Bath's Centre for Pain Research have warned of the potential dangers to adolescents who use internet forums as a means of information and advice to treat ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
British researchers say they have identified the gene that controls chronic pain, opening the door to new drug therapies that block the chemical processes that cause chronic back pain, headaches or arthritis.
Genetics Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
For many people, pain relievers are wonder drugs, allowing them to carry on with their lives despite disabling arthritis, for instance, or recurrent headaches. But all pain relievers, whether sold over-the counter (OTC) or ...
Medications Jul 19, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Dr. Beverly Thorn, chair of The University of Alabama's psychology department, is seeking volunteers for a key study into how "mindfulness meditation" can help manage chronic pain from headaches. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0