American Headache Society Annual Meeting

Healio Primary Care brings you the highlights from the American Headache Society Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the AHS.

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Ubrogepant outperforms triptans as migraine treatment

August 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The oral calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist ubrogepant provided better pain relief than triptans in patients with…
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Eptinezumab provides ‘rapid, robust’ benefit in patients with migraine

August 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Patients who received eptinezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits calcitonin gene-related peptide, had more migraine-free…
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Headache treatment: The long journey to evidence-based guidelines

July 25, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Headache treatment has come a long way to reach the current system of evidence-based guidelines, according to a presentation at…
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Physician wellness essential to avoid burnout, ensure best patient care

July 24, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Physicians should prioritize their health and well-being to avoid burnout and provide the best care for their patients…
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Updates in cluster headache PCPs need to know

July 24, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — There have been a range of changes in the management of cluster headaches over the last year, including the approval of several…
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Treating patients with migraine: What PCPs need to know

July 22, 2019
There is a 6-month waiting list for an appointment at Montefiore Headache Center, which Richard B. Lipton, MD, directs — with similar…
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Migraine attack risk increases with each premonitory symptom

July 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The risk for migraine attack may increase with the presence of each premonitory symptom, including excessive yawning, mood…
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Many patients find migraine medications ineffective, some turn to opioids

July 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Results from a large study of patients with chronic migraine found that a significant number of patients discontinued…
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Digital therapeutic device safe, effective in acute migraine

July 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A digital therapeutics device was found to be safe and effective in the treatment of acute migraine, according to a study…
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Episodic cluster headaches treated with more acute, less preventive medications

July 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with episodic cluster headache are more frequently treated with acute medications than preventive treatments…