Is targeting CGRP the right pathway to prevent migraine?

Publication date: Available online 16 August 2019Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Alessandro Tessitore, Antonio Russo
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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This study aimed to determine the predictors of MOH relapse in patients through a 6-month follow-up in Shanghai. In this retrospective study, patients diagnosed with MOH from June 2016 to June 2017 were recruited and followed up for 6 months after withdrawal treatment in Renji Hospital in Shanghai. Patients’ information was obtained using headache questionnaires. Follow-up was conducted via telephone interview. Patients were divided into relapse group and no-relapse group according to the outcomes after 6 months. This study enrolled 124 outpatients with MOH at baseline. 102 patients completed the follow up and we...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
However, no link seen between migraines and vascular dementia
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news
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
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Migraines are a significant risk factor for Alzheimer disease (AD) and all-cause dementia, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Rebecca E. Morton, from...
Source: - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Everyone complains about work. Having to go to work every day, working too much, not getting paid enough- working can be challenging for so many reasons. Today’s episode focuses on working while having schizophrenia.  Host Rachel Star Withers, a diagnosed schizophrenic, and co-host Gabe Howard share antidotes from their own work lives and speak with fellow schizophrenic Michelle Hammer. Michelle, an award-winning graphic designer and entrepreneur, discusses her struggles working full time and transitioning to working for herself. Cheryl Wallace the Vice President of Programs at Rose Hill Center, a psychiatric tr...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Inside Schizophrenia Mental Health and Wellness Self-Help Employment life with schizophrenia Living With Schizophrenia mental illness at work Psychology working working and schizophrenia Source Type: blogs
Trying to sort out aspirin's medicinal value is enough to give anyone a headache
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
Updated Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: alerts
A 10-year-old Texas girl has died due to Naegleria fowleri, also known as brain-eating amoeba, 8 days after getting a headache and fever.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Advocating topical anesthetic use of cocaine, the W. E. Mann City Drug Store of Bangor, Maine, advertised its proprietary “KO-KANE” as curing “instantly…all local pains, headache, toothache, neuralgia, etc., by merely applying to the spot that aches.” After he relinquished full control of his drugstore in 1884, the year that Koller discovered cocaine anesthesia, William Edward “Doctor” Mann (1841 to 1926) turned his attention from “instant relief for itching piles” to generating piles of wood. He successfully patented a “reciprocating gang saw mill” for exp...
Source: Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Authors: Camarlinghi G, Parisio EM, Nardone M, Mancini F, Ciervo A, Boccolini D, Mattei R Abstract Both malaria and relapsing fever Borrelia are infectious diseases characterized by fever, headache, myalgia, hepatosplenomegaly and tendency to relapse. Exflagellation of microgametocyte in malarial parasites is seen only in the definitive host, i.e., mosquitoes. Here we report an unusual case of a 23-year-old man who presented Plasmodium vivax infection with multiple exflagellated microgametes in the peripheral blood smear. PMID: 31524945 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: New Microbiologica - Category: Microbiology Tags: New Microbiol Source Type: research
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