Headaches & Pain News

May 18, 2018
FDA approves novel preventive treatment for migraine
First FDA-approved preventive migraine treatment in a new class of drugs that work by blocking the activity of calcitonin gene-related peptide.
May 03, 2018
Study sheds light on genetic foundation of migraines
Study shows why some families are susceptible to migraines and how genetics may influence the type of migraine they get.
Apr 27, 2018
Multiple sclerosis drug could reduce painful side effects of common cancer treatment
Researchers have discovered why many multiple myeloma patients experience severe pain when treated with the anticancer drug bortezomib.
Apr 25, 2018
Managing chronic pain with light
Scientists develop new method that uses light to manage neuropathic pain in mice.
Apr 23, 2018
Researchers discover potential source of gender differences in migraines
Findings could lead to better treatments for men and women who suffer from migraines.
Apr 18, 2018
Post-surgical opioids can, paradoxically, lead to chronic pain
Rats given morphine experienced pain-reactivity for three weeks longer, inflammatory changes in spinal cord.
Mar 23, 2018
Brain development disorders in children linked to common environmental toxin exposures
Exposures of pregnant women and children to common thyroid-hormone-disrupting toxins may be linked to the increased incidence of brain development disorders.
Mar 22, 2018
Being hungry shuts off perception of chronic pain
Findings indicate neural circuit might offer a target for ameliorating the chronic pain that can linger after injuries, a type of pain that is currently often addressed by opioid medications, drugs that also inhibit acute pain.
Feb 28, 2018
Gluten-free diet may help people with neuropathic pain
Researchers find that people following a strict gluten-free diet were 89% less likely to have neuropathic pain than people not following the diet.
Jan 18, 2018
Grinding your teeth? Botulinum toxin may help
Those who received shots of onabotulinum toxin-A were more likely to improve on assessments of their teeth grinding and clenching symptoms than people who received a placebo injection.
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