Transcatheter Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Is Effective in Alleviating Migraine in a 5-Year Follow-Up

Conclusions: PFO closure is effective in alleviating migraine in the long term. This effect is more obvious when patients are younger than 45 years and RLS is large.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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Conclusions: After propoxyphene market withdrawal, many individuals experienced abrupt discontinuation of opioids. Policymakers might consider supporting appropriate treatment transitions and monitoring responses following drug withdrawals.
Source: Medical Care - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of disability and mortality in youth across the United States and globally. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been associated with an increased rate of unintentional injuries in multiple co...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The Global Burden of Disease study has generated a wealth of data on death and disability in Europe. At a time of change for the European Union and European Region of WHO, with a new Health Commissioner and Regional Director, respectively, a re...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
This study (1) reports on the level of happiness among older adults in Singapore and (2) examines the potential m...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Purpose: By using the eligibility determination process of the Swiss accident insurance (Suva) as a case in point, we aimed to examine current challenges and the need for a goal-oriented ICF-based approach in disability evaluation as experienced by ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
I recently learned that a popular EM Twitter doc runs a headache clinic on the side. In conjunction with the constant threads and talks about the very real and understandable burnout in EM, I've begun thinking long-term about the implications of pursuing the specialty if I choose to do so. One area that is hard for me to get good insight and data on is on what being an EP would look like once past 50 or even 60 years of age. I am hoping for some insight from this community on this topic... M3 interested in EM: Do you plan on practicing into your late 50s or 60s?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: forums
Feroza Begum, Leprosy activist. Credit: Rafiqul Islam / IPSBy Rafiqul IslamDHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 12 2019 (IPS) When Feroza Begum was first diagnosed with leprosy in 2006, it felt as though she had been struck by a thunderbolt due to the deep-seated prejudice in her society that the disease is a curse from Allah (God). “ I was affected with leprosy disease, nobody accepted me (in the past). They had made me isolated. I cannot forget the plight I suffered at that time. Even my family was broken as I was left by my husband,” she told IPS. The 35-year old says she was ostracized and made to feel like a lesser per...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Asia-Pacific Conferences Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations National Leprosy Conference - Dhaka 2019 Source Type: news
Publication date: January 2020Source: The Lancet Neurology, Volume 19, Issue 1Author(s): Gisela M Terwindt
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our data support the hypothesis that increased anxiety may play a role in visuo-vestibular interactions; moreover, they are not inconsistent with the hypothesis that OKS might provoke a “threatening effect,” leading to gaze bias during examination.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: VESTIBULAR DISORDERS Source Type: research
Conditions:   Migraine;   Vestibular Migraine;   Vestibular Schwannoma;   Motion Sickness;   Dizziness;   Vestibular Disorder Interventions:   Behavioral: Temporal Binding Adaptation - TBW training;   Behavioral: Temporal Binding Adaptation - PSS training;   Behavioral: Temporal Binding Adaptation - PSS adaptation with VI stimulation;   Behavioral: Chronic Motion-modulated Stimulation Sponsors:   Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary;   National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD); &n...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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