News tagged with migraine pain
A research team led by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of California, San Francisco has identified a genetic mutation that is strongly associated with a typical form of migraine.
Genetics May 01, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
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
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Wielding a joystick and wearing special glasses, pain researcher Alexandre DaSilva rotates and slices apart a large, colorful, 3-D brain floating in space before him.
Medical research Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Women having surgery for breast cancer are up to three times more likely to have severe pain in the first week after surgery if they suffer from other painful conditions, such as arthritis, low back pain and migraine, according ...
Cancer Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Treatment with sumatriptan and naproxen sodium (suma/nap) is well tolerated and effective in reducing migraine pain in adolescents, according to a study published online May 14 in Pediatrics.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Migraine pain sits at the upper end of the typical pain scale an angry-red section often labeled "severe." At this intensity, pain is debilitating. Yet many sufferers do not get relief from or cannot tolerate ...
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Chronic migraine sufferers saw significant pain relief after four weeks of electrical brain stimulation in the part of the brain responsible for voluntary movement, the motor cortex, according to a new study.
Medical research Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 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
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
Researchers have found clear associations between marijuana use in young males and cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), where patients experience episodes of vomiting separated by symptom free intervals.
Health Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 11
The discovery of a gene for migraine holds great promise in the quest for new approaches -- possibly even a pill -- for preventing the disease, says a panel of experts presenting data at the annual scientific meeting of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0