Headaches & Pain News

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.
Jan 02, 2018
Migraine surgery produces ‘dramatic improvements’ in functioning, study finds
In addition to reducing headache frequency and severity, surgical treatment for migraine leads to significant improvements in everyday functioning and coping ability.
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.
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