Headaches & Pain News


Oct 11, 2019
FDA approves new treatment for patients with migraine
New drug approved for treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.
Aug 14, 2019
AAN issues guidelines for treatment of migraine in children and teens
Two new guidelines include recommendations for preventing and treating migraine in children and teens.
Aug 08, 2019
Too much coffee raises the odds of triggering a migraine headache
Study links high daily intake of caffeinated beverages with the onset of migraine headaches on the same or next day.
Jun 05, 2019
FDA approves first treatment for episodic cluster headache that reduces the frequency of attacks
Self-injection solution for the treatment of episodic cluster headache in adults.
May 28, 2019
FDA okays first smartphone-controlled acute migraine-relief wearable device
Device utilizes remote electrical neuromodulation for treatment of acute migraine.
May 22, 2019
Aspirin green light for brain bleed stroke patients
Those who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can take common medicines without raising their risk of another stroke.
May 21, 2019
New opioid speeds up recovery without increasing pain sensitivity or risk of chronic pain
Researchers develop nonaddictive painkiller that works as well as morphine but also diminishes inflammation, reduces recovery time, and prevents relapse to chronic pain.
May 08, 2019
Does insulin resistance cause fibromyalgia?
A newly confirmed link with insulin resistance may radically change the way fibromyalgia and related forms of chronic pain are identified and managed.
Jan 29, 2019
Sleep loss heightens pain sensitivity, dulls brain’s painkilling response
Study finds neural glitches in the sleep-deprived brain intensify and prolong the agony of sickness and injury.
Nov 13, 2018
Pain can be a self-fulfilling prophecy
New brain imaging research shows that when we expect something to hurt it does, even if the stimulus isn't so painful.
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