Neuroimaging Recommended for Certain Migraines, Not All

American Headache Society published recommendations for when neuroimaging is most beneficial
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Brain MRI CT Headache and Migraine Source Type: news

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This study confirmed that both venlafaxine XR and trazodone OAD may represent a valid treatment option for patients with MDD.
Source: International Clinical Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
This double-blind placebo-controlled, fixed/flexible-dose phase 2 trial assessed the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of cariprazine vs. placebo for depressive episodes associated with bipolar I or II disorder. Primary endpoint was change in Montgomery–Åsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) total scores (baseline to week 8), and secondary endpoint was mean Clinical Global Impressions-Improvement score (week 8). Patients were randomized (N = 233) 1:1:1 to placebo, ‘low-dose’ 0.25–0.5 mg/day or ‘high-dose’ 1.5–3.0 mg/day cariprazine. Adverse events...
Source: International Clinical Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Srdjan Ljubisavljevic, Jasna Zidverc Trajkovic
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Although research has shown little difference between manual and sham acupuncture, use of a nonpenetrating sham intervention in acupuncture-na ï ve subjects could explain a new study's positive results.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Condition:   Chronic Migraine Intervention:   Sponsors:   IRCCS National Neurological Institute " C. Mondino " Foundation;   Ministry of Health, Italy Completed
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Title: Trial Finds Acupuncture May Help Prevent MigrainesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - Category: Neurology Source Type: news
(Natural News) Parasites can be a massive headache in a microscopic size, and in the case of a certain parasitic worm, the headache it causes is literal – the rat lungworm parasite can wreak havoc on a person’s brain, and can even cause major neurological problems. Now, recent findings by the Hawaii State Department of...
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Conclusion: Our findings suggested that NMDAR encephalitis might be associated with clear cell renal carcinoma. When patients present with unexplained seizures, neuropsychiatric disorder, or other brain symptoms, clinicians should be careful with paraneoplastic neurological disorders. Early diagnosis and treatment of primary tumors might show improvement.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
In 2018, women were nearly twice as likely as men to have had a severe headache or migraine in the past 3 months (20.1% versus 10.6%), both overall and within each age group.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Migraine Headache MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news
ConclusionsAfter extensive literature review, the panel provided recommendations and treatment guidelines for TMS in managing neuropathic pain and headaches. In addition, the panel also recommended more outcome and cost ‐effectiveness studies to assess the feasibility of the long‐term clinical implementation of the treatment.
Source: Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
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