American Headache Society Annual Meeting

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NIH ready to fund headache, migraine research projects

July 27, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO —Researchers looking for support for studies related to headache and migraine have an excellent opportunity to secure federal…
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Fremanezumab reduces medication overuse for chronic migraine

July 18, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Fremanezumab reduced the use of acute headache medications and effectively prevented chronic migraine among patients with or…
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Headaches linked to psychiatric diagnosis, opioid use

July 16, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who overused headache medications and had an adverse childhood event were more likely to have a psychiatric diagnosis…
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Most patients with migraines have multiple unmet medical needs

July 13, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO More than 90% of patients with migraines who are taking acute prescription migraine medications have multiple unmet medical…
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Social media cost-effective in reaching patients to recruit for trials, learn treatment needs

July 12, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Social media provided the greatest return on investment for researchers gauging the interest of patients with migraines in…
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Botox superior to topiramate for relieving migraine

July 12, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Significantly more patients treated with Botox had a 50% reduction in headache days than those treated with topiramate…
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Galcanezumab effectively reduced weekly cluster headache attacks

July 3, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Galcanezumab significantly reduced cluster headache attacks within the first 3 weeks of therapy, according to phase 3 study…
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Hypothalamus should be viewed as a target for migraine treatment

July 2, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Although it comprises a relatively small area of the brain, the hypothalamus has an extremely important function and…
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Many PCPs unfamiliar with effective migraine treatments

July 2, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — A variety of treatment options have been shown to be safe and effective options to manage symptoms in headache disorders, which…
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Migraine not only affects individual sufferers, but also entire families

July 1, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Children of parents who suffer from migraine report that their parents’ illness has a moderate impact on their lives…

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American Headache Society Annual Meeting

July 11, 2019 - July 14, 2019

  • Location: Philadelphia, Pa.
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