Development and validation of an Arabic-language headache questionnaire for population-based surveys

Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research

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This study was carried out to investigate therapeutic potential of diet based on IgG elimination combined with probiotics on migraine plus irritable bowel syndrome. A total of 60 patients diagnosed with migraine plus IBS were recruited for the study. IgG antibodies against 266 food varieties were detected by ELISA. Then, the subjects were randomized into three groups for treatment of IgG elimination diet or probiotics or diet combined with probiotics. Migraine symptom, gut function score, medication use, and serum serotonin level were measured at baseline, 7 weeks, and 14 weeks. Improvement of migraine and gu...
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
Conclusions: Severe malaria is a highly frequent event in pregnant women, without differences by Plasmodium species. It shows early recognizable dangers signs. Hospital under-reporting was identified in 88% of severe cases as well as a lack of laboratory tests for a more comprehensive diagnosis. A protocol for the clinical diagnosis of pregnant women with malaria is required. PMID: 31529822 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Biomedica : Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Biomedica Source Type: research
Authors: Nagamura N, Higuchi H Abstract A middle-aged man presented with a fever, arthralgia, gastrointestinal symptoms, headache, and rash. After two weeks, the patient suddenly complained of severe abdominal pain, and computed tomography revealed aneurysms in the hepatic and splenic arteries, which increased in size progressively. Given the elevated levels of inflammatory markers and orchitis, polyarteritis nodosa (PN) was initially suspected. Catheter embolization for the ruptured hepatic aneurysm and splenectomy for the large splenic ones were performed, and the pathological finding was consistent with segmenta...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: PC dimensions are associated with a specific structural and functional neuroanatomical pattern, which is different from the pattern observed when PC is considered as a single score. The involvement of basal ganglia and cerebellum needs further investigation. PMID: 31535584 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: World J Biol Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions: Onabotulinum toxin type A is effective in treating multiple types of chronic non-migraine headaches.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Doesn’t it seem like Botox is showing up everywhere as a medical treatment? Botox is a brand of botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), a protein substance originally derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In its original form it was the toxin responsible for botulism, the paralyzing illness often caused by eating contaminated food. BoNT is now used to treat a number of medical conditions including muscle spasms, excessive sweating, overactive bladder, and some eye muscle conditions. However, one of its most common uses is in the preventive treatment of chronic migraine. Chronic migraine, defined as headache occurrin...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Drugs and Supplements Headache Source Type: blogs
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To expand on available information on the efficacy of oral lasmiditan for the acute treatment of migraine with particular focus on the timing of the effect and on its impact on migraine-associated symptoms. BACKGROUND: Lasmiditan is a novel selective 5-hydroxytryptamine 1F receptor agonist that lacks vasoconstrictive activity. In 2 phase 3 studies, SAMURAI and SPARTAN, lasmiditan met primary and key secondary efficacy endpoints at 2 hours following initial dose. METHODS: Integrated analyses were completed from 2 phase 3 clinical trials, SPARTAN and SAMURAI. Baseline data and data coll...
Source: Headache - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Headache Source Type: research
HOW TO get rid of a migraine: Migraines can prove extremely painful and uncomfortable for many sufferers, but currently there ’s no cure available. There are a number of ways symptoms can be lessened, including some easy diet and lifestyle changes.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conditions:   Headache Disorders, Secondary;   Post-Dural Puncture Headache;   Migraine Disorders;   Back Pain;   Anesthesia Intervention:   Sponsor:   Stanford University Active, not recruiting
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Abstract The prior medical literature offers little guidance as to how pain relief and side effect manifestation may vary across commonly used and commercially available cannabis product types. We used the largest dataset in the United States of real-time responses to and side effect reporting from patient-directed cannabis consumption sessions for the treatment of pain under naturalistic conditions in order to identify how cannabis affects momentary pain intensity levels and which product characteristics are the best predictors of therapeutic pain relief. Between 06/06/2016 and 10/24/2018, 2987 people used the Re...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Med Source Type: research
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