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First Migraine Drug In Two Decades Can Cut Length Of Attacks By Half

Researchers tested a new drug called Erenumab on nearly 1,000 migraine sufferers and found that it was very effective at reducing migraines. They said the new drug managed to cut the length of migraine attacks in half.

Medicine November 30, 2017

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy: How It Can Curb Cluster Headaches, Other Health Woes

The FDA has recently approved a handheld vagus nerve stimulation device for treating cluster headaches. Find out what other conditions, including treatment-resistant depression, VNS therapy can help with.

Medicine April 21, 2017

FDA Approves Vagus Nerve Therapy For Cluster Headaches

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a handheld vagus nerve stimulation device in the treatment of cluster headaches. More than 350,000 people suffer from this extremely painful illness.

Public Health April 19, 2017

Cheese With Listeria Linked To 2 Deaths: What You Should Know About Listeria

A multi-state Listeria outbreak has been detected by health officials and they are reportedly looking into the issue. This bacterium has already caused two deaths and has resulted in hospitalization of four more individuals.

Public Health March 12, 2017

Is It Vitamin D Deficiency That Gives You Frequent Headaches?

A new Finnish study shows that men who maintain low vitamin D levels may be at a higher risk of chronic headache, with subjects that are most deficient suffering a two-fold increased risk.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 6, 2017

Menstrual Headache And Estrogen: Female Hormone Drops More Rapidly In Migraine Sufferers

Analysis of first morning urine samples showed link between the female sex hormone and migraine. Levels of estrogen drop more rapidly in women with history of migraine headaches days before menstruation.

Public Health June 1, 2016

Botox Safe And Effective For Chronic Migraine

An updated American Academy of Neurology guideline says botox can be effectively and safely used as treatment for chronic migraine. Botulinum toxin also offers benefits to patients suffering from other neurological conditions such as blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, and spasticity in adults.

LIFE April 19, 2016

Increased Exposure To Airborne Ultrasound From Loudspeakers, Door Sensors May Cause Health Problems

Research found people are being exposed to very high frequencies of ultrasound in public areas. Continuous high exposure can lead to health problems such as migraine, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, vertigo and tinnitus.

LIFE January 21, 2016

Simple New Treatment Can Offer Migraine Relief

Migraine headaches could be treated using a new technique that could provide relief to millions of people.

LIFE March 2, 2015

Don't Ignore that Headache as It Can Be Only Sign of Brain Tumor

Some patients with a brain tumor do not exhibit neurological symptoms such as speech dysfunction and seizures. Isolated headaches may be the only sign of their health problem.

LIFE December 31, 2014

Weight loss surgery linked to risk of severe headaches: Study

Weight loss surgery appears to be associated with a type of severe headache. In a new study, 3.3 percent of the subjects with spontaneous intracranial hypotension underwent bariatric surgery.

LIFE October 23, 2014

Your migraine is everyone's migraine. Study says one migraine affects entire family

New study finds when a spouse, partner or parent gets chronic migraines, the whole family suffers. Some estimates say 13 percent of adults in the U.S. have migraines, and that almost 5 million in the U.S. experience at least one migraine attack per month,

LIFE June 27, 2014

Your $1,500 Google Glass may hurt your eyes

Google Glass is expensive, it's what's everyone is taking about right now, but it also can hurt your eyes and give painful headaches. Use it in short bursts, the company recommends.

Wearable Tech May 23, 2014

Stress and headache are best friends, new study warns

Researchers found there is correlation between stress and headache. The greater stress an individual experiences, the more intense and frequent headaches he has.

LIFE February 20, 2014

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