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Health Officials To Decide If The U.S. Should Get 3 MMR Shots Instead Of 2
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Useful for Migraine Prophylaxis Acupuncture Useful for Migraine Prophylaxis
True acupuncture beat out sham acupuncture and being wait-listed for acupuncture in reducing migraine frequency and severity in patients without aura, in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Treating Migraines: More Ways to Fight the Pain
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Migraine (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headache Far More Common Stroke Symptom in Kids Headache Far More Common Stroke Symptom in Kids
Headaches occur in close to half of children with ischemic stroke, much more often than among adults with stroke, and are most common with dissection and transient cerebral arteriopathy of childhood.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acupuncture might help prevent migraines
(Reuters Health) - For people with a certain type of migraine headache, regular acupuncture treatments may help reduce the frequency of these debilitating attacks, a recent study from China suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Headache Common Stroke Symptom in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- While pediatric stroke is rare, nearly half present with pain (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 23, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Childhood Asthma Linked to Increased Migraine Risk Childhood Asthma Linked to Increased Migraine Risk
Results of a new study show children with asthma have an increased risk for migraine, but those receiving asthma treatments have a decreased migraine risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

HEADACHE RELIEF EXTRA STRENGTH (Acetaminophen, Aspirin-Nsaid, Caffeine) Tablet, Film Coated [Meijer Distribution Inc]
Updated Date: Feb 23, 2017 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - February 23, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Headaches often strike before strokes in kids: Study
HealthDay News Children are much more likely than adults to have a headache before an ischemic stroke, new research suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Off-label' antidepressants common, but where's the evidence?
Alan Mozes, HealthDay News Doctors often prescribe antidepressants for conditions like migraine headaches, but researchers say such " off-label " usage occurs without scientific evidence. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Off-Label Antidepressants Common; Evidence Lacking
One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Off - Label ’ Antidepressants Common, But Where ’ s the Evidence?
One - third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 22, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

' Off-Label ' Antidepressants Common, but Where ' s the Evidence?
One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants, Insomnia, Migraine (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 -- Children are much more likely than adults to have a headache before an ischemic stroke, new research suggests. An ischemic stroke is caused by a blocked blood vessel in the brain. " Stroke should be considered as a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

' Off-Label ' Antidepressants Common, But Where ' s the Evidence?
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 -- Doctors often prescribe antidepressants to tackle conditions like migraine headaches for which they aren ' t technically approved. Now, researchers say such " off-label " usage mostly occurs without clear scientific evidence... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

The burden of neurological disease in the United States: a summary report and call to action - Gooch CL, Pracht E, Borenstein AR.
The United States carries a substantial fiscal burden resulting from the nearly 100 million Americans with neurological disease. The combined annual costs of Alzheimer's and other dementias, low back pain, stroke, traumatic brain injury, migraine, epilepsy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Headache symptoms - how the weather could cause YOUR migraine and WHY
MIGRAINES affect around one in five men and one in fifteen men in Britain and experts have estimated more than 190,000 migraine attacks happen every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Migraine Symptoms
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 21, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Acupuncture shows promise in migraine treatment, study says
When most people get a headache, a simple over-the-counter pain reliever and a few moments of quiet can usually do the trick. But for millions of Americans suffering from debilitating migraines, the pain can be so intense that relief may seem out of reach. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carolinas exec shares connected health data from small trials, new headache tracking app
Carolinas HealthCare System Vice President of Information Systems Pamela Landis introduced the MyCarolinas tracker program at HIMSS 2016, just about a year ago. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

MDS Foods Inc, of Massillon, OH is Expanding the Current Recall to include Products Identified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana from their 02/15/2017 Product Recall
Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, supplied MDS Foods with cheeses that have been found to be contaminated with the pathogenic organism Listeria Monocytogenes 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. At the time of this release, no illnesses have been reported. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 20, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Acupuncture Lessens Migraine Attacks in Chinese Study (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But lack of full blinding a major trial limitation (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Health Tip: Get a Massage
-- Massage therapy can help relax your body and mind, easing pain and helping you cope with stress. The Mayo Clinic says possible benefits of massage include: Managing anxiety, stress-related insomnia and headache. Easing pain and discomfort... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 17, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements may cut risk of acute respiratory infections
Study recommends food be fortified with vitamin D Related items fromOnMedica Vitamin D supplements reduce severe asthma attacks UK adolescents lack vitamin D, study shows Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of chronic headache Vitamin D reduces respiratory infections but may increase falls for older adults Fewer lung symptoms in children as air pollution levels drop (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Choice Farms LLC Recalls Very Limited Quantity of Mushrooms Stuffed with Cheese Supplied by a Third Party that may have the potential for Listeria monocytogenes Contamination
Choice Farms LLC is initiating a very limited voluntary recall of stuffed mushrooms because the mushrooms may contain a cheese component which a third party supplier advised 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, stuffiness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Country Fresh Recalls Various Cooking And Snacking Products Due To Possible Health Risk
Following the Sargento Cheese Company recall where select Sargento branded cheeses were recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 2,552 cases of various cooking and snacking products (product descriptions attached), that contained Sargento branded cheeses because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is 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 in...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Shares of Fremont ’s Zosano Pharma jump 60 percent on migraine patch test results
Shares of tiny, Fremont-based drugmaker Zosano Pharma jumped more than 60 percent at the opening bell today, after the company said its migraine patch had early success in a double-blind test. The company’s stock closed at $1.20 per share on Friday, and jumped above $2 per share in early morning trading today. Zosano went public in early 2015 at roughly $11 per share, but plunged to below $3 per share seven months later on a raft of announcements that disappointed investors. The compa ny currently… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Luke Stangel Source Type: news

Botox approved for treating migraine in Scotland
Botulinum toxin type A – better known as Botox – has been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland as a treatment for chronic migraine for some patients. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 13, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Meijer Recalls Meijer Brand Colby and Colby Jack Deli Cheeses Because of Possible Health Risk
Meijer is announcing a recall of its Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese sold exclusively through its deli counters due to a potential contamination 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, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 11, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

HEADACHE PAIN MANAGEMENT (Iris Versicolor Root, Lavandula Angustifolia Flowering Top, And Silicon Dioxide) Solution/ Drops [Forces Of Nature]
Updated Date: Feb 10, 2017 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - February 10, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

New hydration business opens in Vestavia Hills
Vida-Flo, an Atlanta-based personal hydration therapy concept, today opened a new Vestavia Hills location. The company, which originally opened its first Atlanta locations in 2013, provides hydration therapy to remedy ailments like athletic overexertion burnout, migraines, health and beauty issues, alcohol overindulgence and fatigue. Patients typically report relief within 45 minutes. Each patient is examined individually and every treatment is FDA-approved and targeted to the individual. Vida-Flo… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tim Steere Source Type: news

New hydration business opens in Vestavia Hills
Vida-Flo, an Atlanta-based personal hydration therapy concept, today opened a new Vestavia Hills location. The company, which originally opened its first Atlanta locations in 2013, provides hydration therapy to remedy ailments like athletic overexertion burnout, migraines, health and beauty issues, alcohol overindulgence and fatigue. Patients typically report relief within 45 minutes. Each patient is examined individually and every treatment is FDA-approved and targeted to the individual. Vida-Flo… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tim Steere Source Type: news

Aspirin May Relieve Tension Headache, but Evidence Sparse Aspirin May Relieve Tension Headache, but Evidence Sparse
A new Cochrane review finds only a handful of controlled studies have looked at aspirin vs placebo in patients with frequent episodic tension-type headaches.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Girl, 6, dies just hours after contracting meningitis
Layla Rose Ermenekli was taken to A&E at Royal Oldham on Friday evening with a high temperature, headache and stomach ache. The next morning her heart stopped and she passed away. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She thought pain was a headache. It was a live cockroach
It took doctors in India 45 minutes to pull the little critter out. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can coloured lights really stop that ringing in your ears
Researchers at the University of Leicester are testing coloured light as a new treatment approach, based on a discovery from research with migraine patients who also happened to have tinnitus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This woman's telemedicine company helped save her life
Charu Raheja ’s business helped save her life. Raheja, who runs a telemedicine company, was in Miami in 2014 when she started experiencing head pain. Thinking it was a migraine at first, Raheja tried to soldier through the pain, but as her symptoms worsened and she started experiencing vomiting, deliriousness and fainting, she and her husband started to worry. It was her husband, a pediatrician and her co-owner of telehealth company TriageLogic, who decided to go through the same protocols their… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 6, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Headache or sore throat? RISE in cases of scarlet fever - and THIS area is worst hit
CASES of the contagious bacterial illness scarlet fever have been rising over the last few years - with nearly 300 cases being identified in one week alone in January this year. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Barbiturates
Title: BarbituratesCategory: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - February 6, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Charity calls for major reorganisation of stroke care
Stroke Association says small units must close to focus care in centres of excellence Related items fromOnMedica Migraine could raise risk of stroke after surgery NHS Health Checks have prevented up to 8,400 heart attacks and strokes Marital history linked to stroke survival RCGP defends ‘under-prescription’ of stroke medicines by GPs Scan suspected stroke patients within 1 hour, says RCP (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 6, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Association between lifetime headache and history of suicide attempts in the elderly - Calati R, Courtet P, Norton J, Ritchie K, Artero S.
BACKGROUND: Pain-related conditions have been reported to play a key role among risk factors for suicide. Headache in particular has been repeatedly associated with suicidal thoughts and behaviors. The aims of this study were: 1) to assess the association ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

From blast to bench: a translational mini-review of posttraumatic headache - Moye LS, Pradhan AA.
Current events within the military and professional sports have resulted in an increased recognition of the long-term and debilitating consequences of traumatic brain injury. Mild traumatic brain injury accounts for the majority of head injuries, and postt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

If Only The Rest Of America Got Concussion Care Like NFL Players
Dr. Geoffrey Manley, a California neurosurgeon, is no football fan. He isn’t planning to attend a Super Bowl party this Sunday, and he doubts he’ll even turn on the TV at home as he works on other projects. But for the past four years, Manley been intimately involved in trying to prevent one of the NFL’s most dire problems: permanent brain damage as a result of untreated concussions.  In addition to his job as chief of neurosurgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and vice chairman of neurological surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, Manley also moonlights as an unaffil...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 3, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

If Only The Rest Of America Got Concussion Care Like NFL Players
Dr. Geoffrey Manley, a California neurosurgeon, is no football fan. He isn’t planning to attend a Super Bowl party this Sunday, and he doubts he’ll even turn on the TV at home as he works on other projects. But for the past four years, Manley been intimately involved in trying to prevent one of the NFL’s most dire problems: permanent brain damage as a result of untreated concussions.  In addition to his job as chief of neurosurgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and vice chairman of neurological surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, Manley also moonlights as an unaffil...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Stop Worrying and Enjoy Life More
“Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” – English proverb No one ever came to the end of their life and stated they wished they’d worried more. Indeed, worry is probably the last thing one would want to hang onto, especially during the final moments of life. Yet far too many of us cling to worry like a well-worn blanket, afraid to let go. It’s not exactly comforting, but it is familiar. That doesn’t mean worry adds to quality of life. It’s frankly time to stop worrying so much and learn to enjoy life more. Here are some thoughts on how to ...
Source: Psych Central - February 3, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Anxiety General Mindfulness Relaxation and Meditation Self-Help Stress overwhelm panic Perspective Taking worry Source Type: news

Migraine and Risk of Perioperative Ischemic Stroke Migraine and Risk of Perioperative Ischemic Stroke
Are surgical patients with a history of migraine at increased risk of perioperative ischemic stroke?The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Outpatient Program Improves Function in Headaches
Outpatient Program Improves Function in Chronic Headache (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 3, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Cat Scratch Disease
Cat scratch disease is an infection transmitted by cat scratches and bites. The lesion is usually small and less than 1 cm in length. It is normally a benign, self-limiting illness lasting for about 6-12 weeks. It is caused by an exposure to bartonella henselae bacteria. Scratches or bites from an infected cat can cause symptoms in people including swollen and draining lymph nodes, fever, fatigue and headache. Swollen, tender, or hard lymph nodes could be confused with a soft tissue tumor. Regional Lymphadenopathy (main clinical feature) These areas of lymph node concentration include cervical nodes, axillary node...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outpatient Program Improves Function in Chronic Headache Outpatient Program Improves Function in Chronic Headache
Intensive interdisciplinary program improved headache severity, disability, and psychological distress and helped patients ' reclaim their lives, ' researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 2, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Preventing Pediatric Migraine: What Treatment Is Best? Preventing Pediatric Migraine: What Treatment Is Best?
Where do the disappointing CHAMP trial findings leave clinicians and patients?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news