Medications

New type of drug might ease migraines

(HealthDay)—Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests.

Neuroscience

Your brain with a migraine

When migraine sufferers see the tell-tale squiggly lines, light flashes and blind spots of a migraine aura, they prepare for a migraine. When researchers see the brain image of an aura, they try to figure out what causes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA approves first drug aimed at preventing migraines

(HealthDay)—The millions of Americans who suffer from migraine may have a new source of hope—the first drug aimed at preventing the headaches gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Migraines linked to high sodium levels in cerebrospinal fluid

Migraine sufferers have significantly higher sodium concentrations in their cerebrospinal fluid than people without the condition, according to the first study to use a technique called sodium MRI to look at migraine patients. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Radical approach to migraine prevention

Cutting-edge work by Perth researchers may provide relief to tens of millions of migraine sufferers—with nothing more than a course of vitamins.

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