Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher making headway in fighting migraines

A study by a UT Dallas researcher has revealed new information about a potential chemical causing pain hypersensitivity in migraines, which is the third most common disease in the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Migraines may be caused by vascular reactivity

A group of scientists from several Russian universities and medical centers have proposed a new explanation of the nature of migraine, one of the most ancient neurologic conditions. The study was conducted within a larger ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New hope in search for migraine cure

Migraine attacks are suffered by millions of people worldwide but despite significant progress in treatment in recent years an effective cure continues to elude scientists.

Cardiology

Migraine as a risk marker for stroke and heart attack

Women who suffer from migraine headaches have a slightly increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in later life. A team of researchers led by Prof. Tobias Kurth, Head of the Institute of Public Health (IPH) at ...

Neuroscience

New drug to prevent migraine may start working in days

A new drug to prevent migraine was associated with fewer headache hours for people with chronic migraine within three to seven days after the first injection, according to a study published in the June 8, 2016, online issue ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Triggers for migraine attacks determined for individual patients

Migraine is the third commonest disorder in the world and ranks sixth amongst more than 300 diseases when it comes to the burden it represents. "Determining the factors that trigger migraine attacks is an important, albeit ...

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