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Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

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Migraines do not hurt your brain


August 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline, suggests new research even though previous studies have linked the disorder to increased stroke risk and structural brain lesions.Migraines ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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‘Ice cream headache’ can lead to new painkillers


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Eating ice cream or really chilled soft drinks can trigger crushing headaches in some people, momentarily freezing the brain. New insight into how this happens could ... Read more...

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Tori Spelling hopes for a baby boy


April 10th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Actress Tori Spelling is in the family way and hopes it will be a boy.The actress has two daughters - Stella, 3, and five-month old ... Read more...

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Pregnancy news shocked Tori Spelling


April 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) TV actress Tori Spelling found out she was pregnant while being treated for a migraine problem in a hospital and says the news shocked her."We found ... Read more...

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AIIMS to observe brain awareness week from April 9


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will observe a brain awareness week, starting April 9, which will have a series of public ... Read more...

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Study reveals that migraines may lead to depression in women


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that women who have migraine are 40 percent more likely to develop depression during their lifetime. The risk of developing the ... Read more...

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Now, cure migraine with a botox jab


January 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Severe headaches for days, nausea and vomiting - migraine patients go through hell. In fact it has been ranked as the 19th most disabling disease ... Read more...

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Tori Spelling rushed to hospital


October 31st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 90210 actress Tori Spelling has been sent to the hospital after complaining of migraine. The actress revealed recently that she has been having recurring migraines since ... Read more...

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Exercise as good as drugs in staving off migraines


October 11th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) The belief that exercise may be as good as drugs in staving off migraines -- the excruciating headaches -- seems to be validated by latest research.A ... Read more...

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Now, treat chronic migraine with Botox


August 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The anti-ageing drug Botox was until now an answer to your beauty concerns, but now the treatment can also benefit sufferers of chronic migraine, a neurological ... Read more...

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Power outages affecting health in Pakistan


June 26th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) More and more people are suffering from psychological disorders in Rawalpindi due to chronic power outages, with electricity cut up to 16 hours a day.People ... Read more...

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Genes linked to migraine discovered


June 13th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) US scientists have discovered three gene variants linked to migraine, a move that could help understand the cause of severe headaches.Inheriting any one of the ... Read more...

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Migraine headaches in kids linked to common heart defect


March 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested a connection between migraine headaches in children and a heart defect called patent foramen ovale.Roughly 15 pc of children suffer from migraines, and ... Read more...

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Nintendo’s new 3D console ‘gives gamers headaches’


March 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Japan-based Nintendo's new 3D console, which was supposed to provide gamers with a mind-blowing experience, has only succeeded in giving them a headache.Hundreds of angry users have complained ... Read more...

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Weight loss surgery can help alleviate migraines


March 29th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study from The Miriam Hospital has revealed that bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help ... Read more...

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Li Fu of China had a knife stuck in his brain for 4 years


February 18th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For more than four years, a Chinese man walked around with a knife in his head.The man, Li Fu, only got to know that he had a ... Read more...

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Botox may not be effective in treating migraines


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Botox, the popular anti-wrinkle jab, is unlikely to offer much benefit in the treatment of chronic migraine, say experts.The injection has been licensed in the UK and US ... Read more...

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Coffee, aspirin best antidote to hangover


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A hangover leaves you wallowing in depression and anxiety with waves of headache, nausea, lethargy, sensitivity to light and noise. But the antidote to such a bleak state ... Read more...

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Could coffee be the answer to hangovers?


January 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A cup of steaming hot coffee and a painkiller may be the answer to that hangover from binge drinking, says a new study.Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in ... Read more...

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Pelvic pain may lead to migraine in women


December 26th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Migraine and chronic pelvic pain, the two most common chronic conditions in women, may be linked, says a new study.Seven out of 10 women with chronic pelvic pain ... Read more...

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Love Hormone Oxytocin Can Cure Headaches


December 21st, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Headache has been the main cause of spoiling sociability. However, now one would be delighted to know, that the hormone, responsible for increasing trust, bonding and ... Read more...

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New nose spray quickly eases migraine


December 21st, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A pipe-like puffer device that blows powdered medicine up the nose could banish the pain of migraine in less than two hours. The powder works quicker than conventional ... Read more...

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Got a migraine? Get a ‘brow-lift’!


November 11th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Doctors in the UK seem to have found a unique solution for migraines - a brow lift - and a Brit woman is the first one to have ... Read more...

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Botox Injections Approved By FDA To Treat Migraines


October 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anti-wrinkle injection Botox has been approved as treatment for chronic migraines by the Food and Drug Administration late last week. A statement that was released by ... Read more...

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FDA approves botox for migraines


October 18th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Food and Drugs Administration have given the green light for people who suffer constant headaches to turn to Botox for treatment due to its ... Read more...

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Preventive medication, behavior changes help fights frequent migraines


October 12th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): In a study aimed at combating frequent, disabling migraine headaches, the combination of preventive medication and behavioral changes offered significant relief for 77 percent of the individuals.Though daily ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen may help people suffering from migraine headaches


October 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A review has suggested that for people suffering from migraine headaches, over-the-counter ibuprofen - Advil and Motrin are well-known brands - might be enough to relieve the pain.A ... Read more...

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‘Pain regulator gene’ in brain could lead to new migraine painkillers


September 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): People suffering from frequent bouts of migraine can heave a sigh of relief as a recent discovery could soon lead to new kind of migraine painkillers.Scientists at Oxford ... Read more...

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Soon, nose drops to treat brain cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists have reported the development and testing of a drug that could treat brain cancer, and can be given as nose drops rather than an injection.The new form ... Read more...

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High-dose aspirin relieves severe headache, migraine


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Aspirin in high doses can relieve severe headaches and migraine, according to a new research at the UCSF Headache Center.Study participants administered aspirin through an IV and ... Read more...

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Brit woman suffering migraine wakes up with French accent after nap


September 15th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A woman in Britain, who has been speaking her native English with a well-clipped accent, was left confused when she woke up from a nap and began talking ... Read more...

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Seeking cures online may be hazardous to health


September 1st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The Internet might be a treasure trove of information but it's not the best place to diagnose your illness symptoms to find out what you have. In fact, ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genes linked with migraine risk


August 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time pinpointed genes that are linked with migraine. The researchers, examining the genetic profile of more than 50,000 people, came up with new ... Read more...

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