American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

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First noninvasive hand-held medical therapy treats migraines

May 17, 2018
The vagus nerve stimulator known as gammaCore, which creators said was the first such noninvasive hand-held treatment, provided relief for the pain…
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Sleep complaints linked to chronic headaches

May 17, 2018
Patients presenting with sleep issues are more likely to have chronic headaches, according to findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology…
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Migraine leads to increased risk, underdiagnosis of sleep disorders

May 16, 2018
The risk for sleep apnea and sleep disturbances is higher among those with migraine, according to data from the Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and…
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More Botox benefits discovered

May 16, 2018
The benefits to receiving Botox have extended into the pain management and sleep medicine spectrums, according to two abstracts presented at the…
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More than half of patients with chronic migraine receive opioids

May 11, 2018
Opioids were prescribed to more than half of patients with chronic migraine and about one-third of patients with episodic migraine, according to…
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In-hospital mortality due to acute stroke continues to decline

May 10, 2018
The rate of mortality among patients hospitalized with acute stroke continues to decrease nationwide, according to a study presented at the American…
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Alder, Allergan report success in developing migraine treatments

May 8, 2018
Two pharmaceutical companies recently reported positive results in trials involving therapies for migraines, a condition that according to the…
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Erenumab relieves migraines in hard-to-treat patients

May 3, 2018
A new drug, erenumab, reduces monthly migraine days in patients unsuccessfully treated with multiple other medications, according to a study…
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High fish intake may reduce MS risk

March 1, 2018
Consuming fish regularly is associated with a decreased risk for multiple sclerosis, according to a study that will be presented at the upcoming…
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Link found between certain types of hearing loss, memory loss

February 26, 2018
Patients with central presbycusis were more likely to have mild cognitive impairment, according to a preliminary study that will be presented at the…