Headaches & Pain News


Dec 13, 2017
Exposure to terror may increase risk of migraine, other headaches
Survivors of a terror attack have an increased risk of frequent migraine and tension headaches after the attack.
Dec 06, 2017
MedLink contributors in the news: New migraine drugs show promise
People who experience frequent migraines may soon have access to a new class of drugs.
Nov 28, 2017
Migraines linked to high sodium levels in cerebrospinal fluid
Findings might facilitate the challenging diagnosis of a migraine.
Nov 14, 2017
Why head and face pain causes more suffering
Sensory neurons in the head and face tap directly into the brain's emotional pathways.
Nov 09, 2017
Autoimmunity may underlie newly discovered painful nerve-damage disorder
Nov 06, 2017
Depressed with a chronic disease? Consider alternative therapies
Scientists find that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical question of whether doctors should enact widespread changes in how they treat millions of depressed Americans.
Oct 27, 2017
New patent will allow for the relief of chronic neuropathic pain
Researchers patent an innovative formulation based on nanotechnology, which is designed to relieve chronic neuropathic pain.
Oct 18, 2017
Migraine drug commonly used in ER may not be best option
Drug commonly used in hospital emergency rooms for people with migraine is substantially less effective than an alternate drug and should not be used as a first choice treatment.
Oct 11, 2017
Hormone therapy may benefit migraine sufferers without increased risk of heart disease
New study reviews WHI data to demonstrate lack of association between migraines, cardiovascular disease, and hormone therapy; opens door to increased use of hormones to treat migraines.
Sep 05, 2017
Side effects of antidepressants used for chronic pain relief
Study shows matching individual health profiles to potential drug side effects can improve treatment outcome.
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