News tagged with headache
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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
(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 |
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 |
(HealthDay)—Children and teens who get migraine headaches suffer in multiple ways, missing school and fun time with friends while waiting for the debilitating pain to subside.
Pediatrics Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have found that lightning may affect the onset of headache and migraines.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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 ...
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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 |
After nearly 10 years of follow-up of study participants who experienced migraines and who had brain lesions indentified via magnetic resonance imaging, women with migraines had a higher prevalence and greater ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Although botulinum toxin A ("Botox") injections are U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved for preventive treatment for chronic migraines, a review and analysis of previous studies finds a small to modest benefit for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study recently published by the University of Kentucky's Scott Livingston shows that physiological problems stemming from a concussion may continue to present in the patient even after standard symptoms ...
Neuroscience Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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.
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