Migraine & Headaches in the News

Health Tip: What May Trigger Tension Headaches

04/11/2014 - Lack of sleep is a strong possibility

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

04/10/2014 - Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds

04/07/2014 - Women, minorities and younger adults most likely to be misdiagnosed

More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds

04/02/2014 - Despite guidelines against prescribing powerful painkillers for these patients, the trend has grown

Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?

04/01/2014 - Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users

03/31/2014 - Adolescents ages 12-17 can now take the drug, FDA says

Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests

03/17/2014 - Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

First Device Approved to Prevent Migraines

03/12/2014 - Headband-like unit stimulates nerve associated with painful headaches

FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraines

03/11/2014 - Wearable headband uses electrodes to stimulate nerve tied to the headaches

Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds

03/04/2014 - The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

More Stress, More Headaches, Study Says

02/19/2014 - Tension-headache sufferers in particular may benefit from relaxation techniques, experts suggest

Recession Triggered Wave of Health Worries, Study Finds

01/09/2014 - Internet searches rose for stress-related conditions such as ulcers and back pain

Power of Suggestion Revealed in Study of Migraine Drug

01/08/2014 - Expectation plays important role in response to treatment, expert says

Avoiding That New Year's Hangover

12/31/2013 - Drink in moderation and eat beforehand, doctor says

Don't Let Migraines Ruin Your Holidays

12/26/2013 - Plan ahead, keep meds handy and make time to cuddle, expert says

Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms

12/24/2013 - Those trained to cope with pain report less disability a year later, study finds

First Device to Treat Migraine With Aura Approved

12/16/2013 - Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator emits magnetic pulse that may ease symptoms

FDA Approves New Magnet Device to Treat Migraines

12/16/2013 - User presses button to release pulse of magnetic energy that may help ease headache

Health Tip: Prevent Headaches in Teens

12/04/2013 - Enough regular sleep can help

As More Meningitis Cases Hit Colleges, Experts Urge Awareness

11/26/2013 - Symptoms include sudden fever, headache, neck stiffness, vomiting and sensitivity to light


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