News tagged with headache
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 |
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)—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 |
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 |
UC Irvine and French researchers have identified a central switch responsible for the transformation of healthy brain cells into epileptic ones, opening the way to both treat and prevent temporal lobe epilepsy.
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—At 25, Rachel Eagly had a one-week-old son and a vicious headache. But she never would have guessed that the headache signaled a major stroke that would temporarily seize her ability to speak ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
If you, or someone close to you suffers from migraine, you'll know it is much more than your average headache – migraine is a debilitating disorder that can even affect your sight and speech.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In a small, preliminary study of regular migraine sufferers, scientists have found that measuring a fat-derived protein called adiponectin (ADP) before and after migraine treatment can accurately reveal which headache victims ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Botulinum toxins are feared as a food poison and bioterror threat, and for good reason. It takes only minute amounts of these bacterial toxins to block signals from nerve cells that control ...
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
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
People who suffer headaches after a spinal tap might have a relatively simple way to ease the painful throb: a caffeine tablet.
Health Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Troops evacuated from Iraq and Afghanistan with headaches unlikely to return to duty; heavy helmets a major factor Headaches, a virtually universal human complaint at one time or another, are among the top reasons for medic ...
Health Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of mothers and their young babies by neurologists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has shown that mothers who suffer migraine headaches are more than twice as likely to have babies with colic ...
Neuroscience Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have published findings that question the reliability of a new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality measure. The study, "Assessment of Medicare's Imaging ...
Cancer Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Parents of children with autism are more likely to get common ailments such as colds, coughs and headaches as a direct result of the increased stresses linked to their caring duties, according to research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints.
There are a number of different classification systems for headaches. The most well-recognized is that of the International Headache Society.
Treatment of a headache depends on the underlying etiology or cause, but commonly involves analgesics.
For more information about Headache, read the full article at
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