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Lack of consensus on best way to treat pregnant women with migraine

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA Headache specialists do not agree on the best approach to treat pregnant women with migraine, survey findings presented at the…

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Women more likely to experience migraine than men

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The incidence of migraine among all U.S. adults stands at 2.2%, with 3.3% of those cases in women and 1.6% of those cases were…

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Women with migraine at increased risk of having offspring with colic

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA Women with migraine were more likely to have an infant who is colicky, while fathers with migraine were not, according to study…

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Migraine, headache treatment does not resolve pain for some teenage patients

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Some teenagers with concussion-triggered chronic headache or migraine experienced

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Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for migraine may reduce disability

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Patients who received mindfulness-based cognitive therapy experienced reduced levels of disability compared with patients who…

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App identifies factors tied to “high” and “low” headache pain days

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Researchers used a smartphone app to identify factors associated with “high” and “low” migraine pain…

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Emgality effective in migraine, other results vary

July 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Emgality, an FDA-approved treatment for preventing migraines, was effective in chronic and episodic migraines but had varied…

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Atogepant well tolerated, effectively reduces migraine days

July 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Atogepant, a novel, oral calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor in development for the prevention of migraine, achieved…

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App that assesses headache pain inconsistent with ‘gold standard’

July 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The “Pediatric Pain Evaluator” app, designed to help users identify and describe their headache pain, disagreed with…

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Ajovy prevents medication overuse

July 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Ajovy subcutaneous injections for migraine prevention at doses of either 675 mg quarterly or 225 mg monthly after a first dose…

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Middle-aged patients with migraine at increased risk for stroke

July 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Middle-aged adults with migraine may have changes in cerebrovascular and systemic angiopathy that lead to increased risk for…

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Opioid use among patients with migraine ‘alarmingly high’

July 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Opioid use continues to be “major issue” in adults with migraine, despite practices discouraging patients from using…

In the Journals

Headache patients wait years before seeing specialists

July 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA  Patients with headaches may seek medical help for years before being referred to a headache specialist or tertiary care…

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Novel oral migraine treatment drug rimegepant shows potential

July 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — More patients with migraine who received the investigational oral drug rimegepant were free from pain and their “most…

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Telemedicine ‘feasible, effective’ in treating patients with migraine

July 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Telemedicine proved to be a reasonable and beneficial alternative to in-office visits for follow-up in patients with migraine…

In the Journals

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension confers CVD risk in women

July 11, 2019
Among women aged 16 years or older, idiopathic intracranial hypertension was associated with a twofold elevated risk for CVD, researchers reported…

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Aimovig users experience mixed results

July 10, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Aimovig, the monthly self-injectable, FDA-approved treatment for preventing migraines, had limited benefits in some patients but…

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Diagnosing secondary headache in children may need new approach

July 10, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Some of the common symptoms used to determine if a child or teenager is experiencing a secondary headache may no longer be…

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‘Little evidence’ supports chocolate as migraine trigger

July 10, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Chocolate consumption resulted in migraine in only a small number of patients, findings that contradict oft-repeated claims…

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American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting highlights clinical, practice management updates

July 10, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Healio Primary Care will provide comprehensive live coverage of the American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting, taking…