Migraine & Headaches in the News

Season's Change Can Bring on Cluster Headaches

06/27/2014 - An expert's advice on how to deal with the painful condition

Surgery Doubted as a Migraine Reliever

06/27/2014 - Review of two studies finds inconclusive evidence of success

Chronic Migraines Affect the Whole Family

06/26/2014 - Web survey suggests the condition influences marriage, parenting and family dynamics

Former NFL Players May Be Plagued With Chronic Headaches

06/25/2014 - Study finds ex-NFL members average 19 days of headaches a month; past concussions a likely cause, expert says

Migraines May Worsen During Menopause

06/24/2014 - Women in perimenopause, menopause have more migraines than premenopausal women, study finds

Head Injuries Tied to Higher Migraine Risk for Veterans

06/19/2014 - Blast wounds and wartime stress are both known to increase headache risk, study authors say

Headaches During Sex More Common Than Thought, Expert Says

06/13/2014 - Problem affects more than 1 out of 100 people, mostly men

Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'

05/15/2014 - Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

04/22/2014 - Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers

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


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