Eli Lilly's migraine treatment wins U.S. FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved Eli Lilly and Co's migraine drug, Reyvow.
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The CGRP-targeting migraine-prevention drug fremanezumab is safe and effective in reducing migraines for patients who have failed up to four other therapies, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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Verapamil has been used for the prophylaxis of cluster headache for decades--but we still don't know why it works.Headache
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  Guidance aimed at improving workplace conditions for employees who are experiencing the menopause has been published today (Friday) by UNISON. The Menopause is a Workplace Issue is aimed at supporting employers to create a working environment where female staff feel supported. The guide highlights how symptoms – from migraines to panic attacks – are an occupational health issue and can have a significant effect on staff. However, these are often trivialised or treated as embarrassing by bosses and colleagues, says UNISON. The Menopause is a Workplace Issue has been sent to UNISON branches and union ...
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Headaches are very common in children. By the time they reach 18, essentially all kids will have had at least one. Most children get them rarely, usually with an illness. But some children get recurrent headaches. About 5% of kindergartners experience this problem, and the percentage goes up as children get older. By the time they get to the end of high school, that number is up to more than 25%. Recurrent headaches often run in families. There are two types: primary and secondary. Primary headaches come from the nervous system itself, while secondary headaches are caused by something affecting the nervous system, such as ...
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A federal appeals court ’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act could be a huge headache for the president and take Democrats’ focus off Medicare for all.
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Updated Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDT
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ConclusionThe anti-inflammatory effects of X. aethiopica leaves are demonstrated experimentally, thus substantiating its use in folk Medicine. Relevantly, the observed anti-inflammatory properties can stimulate further studies in order to fully unveil the therapeutic potential of the plant, namely as sources of phenolic compounds with a significant ability to interfere with conventional inflammatory targets.Graphical abstract
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ConclusionThis study showed that calcitonin could be helpful analgesic agent in different painful situations. Calcitonin can be considered an eligible treatment for acute pains related to vertebral fractures and a feasible alternative for the treatment of the acute and chronic neuropathic pains where other medications might fail.ResumoJustificativa e objetivosA calcitonina é um hormônio polipeptídico que regula o metabolismo do cálcio no organismo. Por muitos anos a calcitonina tem sido usada para manter e melhorar a densidade mineral óssea e reduzir a incidência de fraturas. Muitos ...
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Conclusions: Our results show that the newly developed MACS can be used for the stratification of MwA patients, herewith allowing the better investigation of changes in migraineurs' brains.
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