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Medical News Today: Can daith piercings help with a migraine? What the experts say
What is a migraine, what is a daith piercing, and could one help with migraines? Learn about alternative treatments for migraines including acupuncture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Could you be suffering from a dehydration headache?
(Natural News) Common as they are, headaches can be caused by a great number of things. What many people don’t realize is that dehydration is one of them. According to MedicalNewsToday.com, not having enough fluid in the body causes what is called a dehydration headache, which occurs when the brain pulls away from the skull... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine drug maker Alder is making a final push for the market
The company is currently hiring for clinical, manufacturing and commercial jobs as part of a “pre-commercialization push,” said CEO Randall Schatzman. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

The 7 Injuries Doctors See Most On Summer Weekends
Warm weather and longer days will bring many Americans outdoors for cookouts, pool parties and more. But long weekends ― we’re looking at you, Memorial Day ― also lead to more trips to urgent care or even the emergency room, according to experts. In fact, a 2015 study from researchers at Brown University found that heat-related illness alone can ratchet emergency department visits in the summertime.  The risk for issues like drowning and sports injuries go up in the hotter seasons, according to Dr. Christopher M. McStay, chief of clinical operations and associate professor at the University of Colorado ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Linked to Migraine Pain: Pain Medicine News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, tricks for safely disposing of old meds (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 24, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious And Unproductive
A version of this article was originally published on Forbes. Sign up for Caroline’s newsletter to get her writing sent straight to your inbox. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), millennials experience more stress and are less able to manage it than any other generation. More than half of us admit to having lain awake at night during the past month from stress. Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than older Americans. The APA reports that 12 percent of millennials have a diagnosed anxiety disorder—almost twice the percentage of Boomers. On a non-clinical scale, a BD...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge: Company discriminated against medical marijuana user
A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat migraine headaches (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Clinical: Identifying and supporting patients with migraine
Primary headache disorders are extremely disabling and highly prevalent. They place a significant demand on NHS resources and are an enormous financial cost to the UK economy.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Women Care of older people Family health Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hemiplegic migraines: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Often confused with a stroke, hemiplegic migraines are a rare form of migraine. Learn about the motor weakness and visual disturbances they may cause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dehydration headaches: Signs, treatment, and prevention
Headaches are a common cause of pain but what is a dehydration headache? Learn about the symptoms, causes, and how to treat a dehydration headache. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Emotional abuse history and migraine among young adults: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of the add health dataset - Tietjen GE, Karmakar M, Amialchuk AA.
OBJECTIVES To define and examine the relationship between self-reported childhood abuse and migraine among young adults. Background Headache and migraine have been linked to childhood abuse in numerous studies, but there is incomplete character... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Amgen Submits Biologics License Application To The FDA For Erenumab
Erenumab is an Investigative Treatment Specifically Designed to Prevent Migraine Only Molecule in Late-Stage Development to Directly Target the Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Receptor Amgen and Novartis to Co-Commercialize Erenumab in the U.S. TH... Biopharmaceuticals, Neurology, FDA Amgen, erenumab, migraine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen Submits Biologics License Application To The FDA For Erenumab
Erenumab is an Investigative Treatment Specifically Designed to Prevent Migraine Only Molecule in Late-Stage Development to Directly Target the Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Receptor Amgen and Novartis to Co-Commercialize Erenumab in the U.S. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced the submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for erenumab to prevent migraine. Erenumab is specifically designed to prevent migraine by blocking the Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) receptor. This BLA includes data from pivo...
Source: Amgen News Release - May 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Global Garlic Inc. Recalls Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese Because Of Possible Health Risk
Global Garlic Inc. of Miami, Florida is recalling 227 units of Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

How Are Rosacea and Migraines Connected? How Are Rosacea and Migraines Connected?
Dr Graeme Lipper reviews the literature on the link between rosacea and migraine.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Incidental Findings on Brain MRI for Headaches Incidental Findings on Brain MRI for Headaches
Both incidental findings and normal anatomical variants are often discovered when MRI is performed in patients with headache. Which are most commonly encountered, and what are their significance?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

La Nica Products, Inc. Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk
La Nica Products, Inc. of Miami, FL is recalling six thousand pounds of cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Eli Lilly Scores Phase III Migraine Success with Galcanezumab
On May 12, 2017, Eli Lilly announced the successful Phase III results for its calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibody, galcanezumab, for the prophylactic treatment of episodic and chronic migraine. Galcanezumab is the second CGRP m … (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - May 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How looking at pictures can make you feel itchy
Just looking at pictures of striped objects such as zebras or deckchairs can trigger migraines and epileptic seizures in sensitive people, it was reported last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Chile Concepts, Llc Voluntarily Recalls Select Product Codes And Production Dates Of Green Chile Food Company Brand Burrito Products
Green Chile Concepts, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain Green Chile Food Company brand burritos sold frozen, refrigerated and/or served hot in certain convenience stores, vending machines, and retail locations nationwide because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short- term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 15, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Phase 3 Topline Results Positive for Galcanezumab in Migraine Phase 3 Topline Results Positive for Galcanezumab in Migraine
In the EVOLVE-1, EVOLVE-2, and REGAIN trials, patients with episodic or chronic migraine who received the injectable treatment had significant reductions in monthly migraine days compared with those receiving placebo.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Lori’s Stroke Required Help From Doctors An Hour Away. Telemedicine Provided It.
Editor’s note: Our previous stories this American Stroke Month featured warning signs heeded and missed. Today we shift gears to showcase a textbook response to a stroke, including the crucial role of telestroke, a way for experts at another facility to help care for a patient via a webcam-type connection. The CHRONIC Care Act, which includes a provision to require Medicare to cover telestroke, will be discussed Tuesday during a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee. Lori Hoopingarner savored her occasional weekend getaway. Between running her financial advising company, raising a 10-year-old daughter and 6-year-o...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does a headache behind the ear mean? Signs, causes, and treatments
A headache behind the ear can be caused by a number of things, including dental problems, nerve injury, and infection. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Lilly ’s galcanezumab meets primary endpoint in three Phase III trials for migraine
US-based healthcare firm Eli Lilly and Company has reported positive results from three Phase III EVOLVE-1, EVOLVE-2 and REGAIN clinical trials of galcanezumab to prevent episodic and chronic migraine. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - May 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lilly Migraine Drug Scores in Three Late-Stage Trials
(MedPage Today) -- Company will file BLA with FDA in coming months (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - May 12, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Lilly Announces Positive Results for Three Phase 3 Studies of Galcanezumab for the Prevention of Episodic and Chronic Migraine
INDIANAPOLIS, May 12, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that galcanezumab, an investigational treatment for the prevention of episodic and chronic migraine, met its primary endpoint in thre... Biopharmaceuticals, Neurology Eli Lilly, migraine, galcanezumab (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Self inflicted stab with a knife: an unusual mode of penetrating brain injury - Qazi Z, Ojha BK, Chandra A, Singh SK, Srivastava C, Verma N, Patil TB.
We describe a middle-aged woman, who had driven a long knife inside her skull with the help of a brick. She had done this to get relief from chronic headache, wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Associations between traumatic brain injury history and future headache severity in Veterans: a longitudinal study - Suri P, Stolzmann K, Iverson KM, Williams R, Meterko M, Yan K, Gormley K, Pogoda TK.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether traumatic brain injury (TBI) history is associated with worse headache severity outcomes. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinics. PARTICIPANTS: 2566 Veterans... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of experimental traumatic brain injury and impaired glutamate transport on cortical spreading depression - Hosseini-Zare MS, Gu F, Abdulla A, Powell S, Žiburkus J.
Cortical spreading depression (CSD) is associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, migraines, and seizures. Typically, following TBIs and other insults, neuronal excitability in and around the area of the injury is affected, with reported increas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lilly migraine treatment meets main goal in late-stage studies
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday its experimental treatment met the main goal of reducing the number of monthly migraine headache days compared to a placebo in three late-stage studies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

fenoprofen, Nalfon
Title: fenoprofen, NalfonCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - May 12, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Fourth Street Barbecue/Packing Division Recalls Save-A-Lot Pick 5 Mix & Match Chicken & Waffle Sandwich Because Of Possible Health Risk
Fourth Street Barbecue Inc. Packing Division has initiated a voluntary recall of all lot numbers of the Save-A-Lot Pick 5 Chicken Waffle Sandwich distributed nationwide as it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 9, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Why escalators and venetian blinds could give you a headache
New research shows that stripes are hard for our brains to process – and looking at some everyday objects could trigger a migraineName:Stripes.Age:Younger than us.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 9, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Guardian Staff Tags: Psychology Science Evolution Biology Source Type: news

Migraine trigger - stripes and parallel lines can bring on painful episode
MIGRAINES aren ’t just bad headaches, they can cause people to feel sick, experience sensitivity to light and some even have tingling in the arms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meningitis Suspected In Unexplained Cluster Of Deaths In Liberia
Four of the 13 patients who died of a mysterious illness in Liberia since April 23 have tested positive for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C, a bacterial form of meningitis, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The news confirmed what Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s deputy health minister and chief medical officer, told HuffPost Sunday. Additional testing is ongoing to determine if the other deaths and 30 other illnesses in Sinoe County, Grand Bassa County and the capital city of Monrovia following the wake and funeral of a religious leader in Sinoe County are also due to this type of infe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic migraine severity reduced with investigational drug
In a phase IIb study, an investigational drug called eptinezumab led to a significant reduction in the severity of chronic migraine. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

What Causes School Absenteeism?
Discussion School within society is an institution designed to provide learning opportunities to students under the direction of teachers. The curriculum is usually designed to provide academic content in formal subjects necessary for the adult world (such as instruction in mathematics, language, science, social studies, arts, physical education) but also other knowledge and skills for the adult world (i.e. personal safety, communication skills, working in teams, etc.). Specific schools may or may not offer specific courses of instruction such as religious education, learning disability education, gifted/talented education...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 8, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

4 Ways Caffeine Keeps You From Realizing Your Potential
Today's tip for improving your performance is one of the most simple and straightforward methods I’ve provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You have to cut down on caffeine, and as any caffeine drinker can attest, this is easier said than done. For those who aren't aware, the ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are high in emotional intell...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

13 Dead From Unexplained Illness In Liberia
A mysterious illness has killed 13 people and sickened 30 others in Liberia since April 23, according to the World Health Organization. Dr. Alex Gasasira, the WHO’s representative in Liberia, told HuffPost on Saturday that while authorities have not found the “smoking gun” of what has caused the unexplained illnesses and deaths in Sinoe County, Grand Bassa County and the capital city of Monrovia, all signs seem to point to an accidental “poisoning event” of some sort. The WHO said on Friday that all tests have come back negative for Ebola or Lassa fever. Of those that have died, 12 attend...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

25 Tweets Show How Much Trumpcare Could Punish Women
On Thursday afternoon, the American Health Care Act passed in the House by a slim margin ― and the effect it will have on women specifically could be devastating.  Simply put, the bill would allow states to discriminate against women. Before Obamacare, insurers could consider the following pre-existing conditions: being pregnant, having had postpartum depression, being a survivor of sexual assault, having had a C-section or being a survivor of domestic violence. Under the AHCA, states are allowed to waive the requirement that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions, meaning if you’re deeme...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Now Health Group Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Select Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions™
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling its Ellyndale ® Nutty Infusions™ Roasted Cashew Butter – Product Code E0540, Lot# 2125155, and Ginger Wasabi Cashew Butter – Product Code E0541, Lot# 2124118 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 4, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Powassan Virus: The Rare, Deadly Tick-Borne Disease That ’ s Scaring Doctors
CBS Local – There are a few drawbacks to the calendar shifting to the summer months, like the influx of ticks and infections like Lyme Disease. Now doctors are cautioning of another, potentially fatal tick-borne disease: Powassan Virus. Powassan virus is even more serious than Lyme, as it causes inflammation to the brain. For the reported cases, 15 percent of those infected have died and another 50 percent have had some form of a neurological disability. As of right now, there’s no cure. Symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, loss of coordination, speech difficulties and...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News powassan virus ticks Source Type: news

Thai girl sweats blood every time she gets a headache
Phakamad Sangchai , 7, from Nongkghai, Thailand, started profusely bleeding almost six months ago. Despite treatment, her baffling condition continues, leaving her family desperate for help. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain Research Fuels New Migraine Treatments
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Brain Research Fuels New Migraine Treatments
Title: Brain Research Fuels New Migraine TreatmentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - May 3, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Brain Research Fuels New Migraine Treatments
New migraine drugs avoid the risky effects of current treatments on the heart. Other new therapies use electrical pulses to stop headaches. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monthly variation in pediatric visits for headache to US emergency departments - Caperell K, Rominger A.
Headache is a common pediatric symptom often associated with stress and fatigue which may be more common during the school year. The purpose of this study is to determine if visits for headache are more common during the months of the school year. This stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ice pick headaches: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
In this article, learn about ice pick headaches and what causes them. Are there similar headache disorders and what is the suggested treatment? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

A mysterious illness kills 11 young people in Liberia, where Ebola raged
World Health Organization officials said Friday that they are investigating a troubling report out of Liberia of a “cluster of unexplained illnesses and deaths” in an area several hours from Monrovia. Since April 24, at least 17 people have fallen ill with fever, vomiting, headache, diarrhea. Eleven have died and five are still hospitalized at the Francis Grant […]Related:People who donate a kidney to a stranger have unusual values and beliefsU.S. yellow fever vaccine supply will be gone by this summer, but CDC has a planTrump nominee to head FDA clears key panel, moves to full Senate for ...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine Tied to Hypertension Risk in Women Migraine Tied to Hypertension Risk in Women
Women who have migraine headaches, particularly migraine without aura, are at increased risk for hypertension, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news