migraine headaches

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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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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FDA Approves Botox To Prevent Migraines


October 18th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It has been reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a Botox Injection that aims to prevent headaches among the adult ... 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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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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Study explores obesity and chronic pain links


July 20th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): While it is well known that obese people have a high incidence of persistent pain problems, a new study has found that comorbid obesity and pain also are ... Read more...

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Woods’ kindergarten teacher says he made up childhood racial attack story


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 3 (ANI): A former kindergarten teacher of professional golfer Tiger Woods has come forward to say that his story about being racially abused as a kid is not ... Read more...

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Cosmetic shots could ease migraine symptoms


February 16th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Botulinum shots used for cosmetics are also likely to reduce the frequency of migraine headaches described as crushing, vicelike or eye-popping. Migraine headaches affect approximately 28 million Americans, ... Read more...

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Botox may help reduce ‘eye-popping’ migraine headaches


February 16th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Botulinum toxin type A (Botox), the drug that can temporarily erase wrinkles, may also help reduce frequency of migraine headaches that are described as crushing, vicelike or eye-popping, ... Read more...

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Why light worsens migraine headaches?


January 11th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Why do migraine sufferers go into a dark room during an attack? Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre (BIDMC) have identified a new visual pathway that underlies ... Read more...

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Sunglasses may help ease migraine pain


January 11th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): For those who suffer from migraine, slipping on a pair of sunglasses may help ease the chronic pain, say researchers.Although it's long been known that light makes migraines ... Read more...

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Migraine may up risk of stroke


November 17th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Migraine headaches are associated with more than twofold higher chances of the most common kind of stroke: those occurring when blood supply to the brain is suddenly cut ... Read more...

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Birth control pills ‘up stroke risk’


October 27th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Birth control pills can nearly double the risk of stroke in women, says a new study.According to a review article in MedLink Neurology by three Loyola University Health ... Read more...

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Surgery the best bet for migraine headaches


October 25th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new American study strongly suggests that surgery may be the best option for acute migraine headaches.The researchers of the University Hospitals Case Medical Center closely monitored 79 ... Read more...

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Forehead lift can erase migraine headaches


August 1st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): The traditional forehead lift or botox can not only erase the signs of aging, but can also eliminate the debilitating pain caused by migraine, according to a study.For ... Read more...

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Kids can outgrow chronic daily headache


July 20th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Most children who suffer from chronic daily headache may outgrow the disabling condition, according to a new study. Nearly 1.5 percent of middle school children are affected by which ... Read more...

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Kids’ chronic headaches likely to improve over time


July 16th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Most children who suffer from chronic headaches are likely to outgrow the disabling condition over time, says a new study."Our results suggest there is hope for children who ... Read more...

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Migraine headaches linked to bad academic performance


July 4th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Teens who suffer from migraine headaches are more likely to get lower grades, and less likely to graduate from high school, or attend college than those who don't ... Read more...

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Migraines more common in women than men


June 26th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Next time your wife complaints about migraine pain, don't think of it as an excuse for not cooking food, for the most common type of headache that sends ... Read more...

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Aerobics can reduce migraine suffering


March 27th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): While physical exercise has been shown to trigger migraine headaches among sufferers, a new study suggests that aerobics can significantly reduce the suffering.During the study, researchers examined a ... Read more...

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Warm weather can trigger migraines


March 10th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): If you blame changes in the weather for your headaches, well, then you''re absolutely right. According to a new study, high temperatures and low air pressure trigger ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers at increased anxiety risk


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has found that people who suffer from migraine might be at an increased risk of developing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. According to ... Read more...

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Barbiturates and narcotics abuse can increase frequency of migraine attacks


November 19th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has discovered that overusing of certain commonly prescribed medications could increase the frequency of migraine attacks.The discovery, made by a research team, led by ... Read more...

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Migraines surprisingly lower breast cancer risk by 30 percent


November 6th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Women who have a history of migraine headaches are at a significantly lower risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.The findings have been reported in ... Read more...

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Army personnel at increased migraine risk


August 28th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Migraine headaches are very common among U.S. military personnel, yet the condition is frequently underdiagnosed, show two new studies.The studies, which will be published in Headache, examined ... Read more...

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Oxygen therapy might relieve migraines, cluster headaches


July 16th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Oxygen therapy might help in alleviating debilitating migraine pain and cluster headaches, say researchers. Migraine headaches are severely painful and usually occur with other symptoms such as nausea, ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to uncovering migraine headache cause


December 25th, 2007 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 25 (ANI): French scientists have made advancement in uncovering the cause of some types of unbearable migraine headaches, by observing activity in the hypothalamus region of the brain in ... Read more...

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