Headaches News
May 25, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 12:36pm EDT

More Headaches News
May 25, 2016

Surgery for Chronic Temporal Headaches: Simplified Approach Shows Good Results

Apr. 29, 2016 — A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to new ... read more

Guidelines Updated: Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity, Headache, Other Brain Disorders

Apr. 19, 2016 — The American Academy of Neurology has updated its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache, based on recent ... read more

Beware, Asthma Sufferers: Migraines May Worsen

Nov. 30, 2015 — Preexisting asthma may be a strong predictor of future chronic migraine attacks in individuals experiencing occasional migraine headaches, according to ... read more

Combination Therapy Reduces Occurrence, Number of Migraines Following Cardiac Procedure

Nov. 9, 2015 — Scientists randomly assigned 171 patients with an indication for atrial septal defect (ASD) closure and no history of migraine to receive dual antiplatelet therapy (aspirin + clopidogrel [the ... read more

A New Marker for Migraine?

Sep. 9, 2015 — Researchers may have discovered a new marker found in the blood for episodic migraine, according to a study. Episodic migraine is defined as having less than 15 headaches per ... read more

Severe Headache in Pregnant Women: When to Worry

Aug. 19, 2015 — The first clinical recommendations for making diagnostic decisions about severe headaches in pregnant women have been offered by experts. Headaches, they say, can be an indication of pregnancy ... read more

Aug. 14, 2015 — Headaches increase in fall in children, a trend that may be due to back-to-school changes in stress, routines and sleep, a study shows. Although it may be difficult for parents to decipher a real ... read more

Can Migraine Increase Your Risk of Stroke?

July 23, 2015 — Older people who experience migraines may have an increased risk of stroke, but only if they are smokers, new research suggests. The study did not find an association between migraine with or without ... read more

Genes May Not Be to Blame for Link Between Migraine, Heart Disease

July 2, 2015 — Genes may not be to blame for the increased risk of heart disease some studies have shown in people with migraine, especially those with migraine with aura, new research shows. Aura are sensations ... read more

Two Techniques of Temporal Migraine Surgery Are 'Equally Effective'

June 29, 2015 — Two migraine surgery techniques targeting a specific "trigger site" are both highly effective in reducing the frequency and severity of migraine headaches, according to a randomized ... read more

Childhood Adversities, Including Witnessing Parental Domestic Violence, Linked to Later Migraines

June 24, 2015 — Adults who were exposed to childhood adversity, including witnessing parental domestic violence, childhood physical and sexual abuse have higher odds of experiencing migraine headaches in adulthood, ... read more

Migraine Community Sees Promise in New Class of Drugs

June 17, 2015 — Migraine researchers and clinicians are excited about a new class of drugs called Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibodies, which are showing promise in preventing attacks in ... read more

Migraine Surgery for Teens: Good Results in Initial Experience

May 29, 2015 — As in adults, migraine surgery is effective for selected adolescent patients with severe migraine headaches that don't respond to standard treatments, reports a new ... read more

People Who Suffer Migraine Headaches May Be at Double the Risk of Stroke

Mar. 24, 2015 — People who suffer migraine headaches with auras are at roughly double the risk of suffering the most common type of stroke. The risk is more than tripled in migraine sufferers who smoke. And ... read more

Association Between Migraine, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Found

Mar. 23, 2015 — Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome are more than twice as likely to have migraine headaches, reports a new study. Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome have symptoms such as hand numbness and ... read more

Image-Guided Treatment Shown to Break the Migraine Cycle

Mar. 1, 2015 — An innovative interventional radiology treatment has been found to offer chronic migraine sufferers sustained relief of their headaches, according to new research. Clinicians have used a treatment ... read more

Updated Assessment of Medications to Treat Acute Migraine

Jan. 20, 2015 — An updated assessment of the best treatments to use when a migraine attack occurs has been published by experts. The assessment forms the basis of new American Headache Society treatment ... read more

Study Suggests Worsening Trends in Headache Management

Jan. 8, 2015 — Each year more than 12 million Americans visit their doctors complaining of headaches, which result in lost productivity and costs of upward of $31 billion annually. A new study suggests some of that ... read more

Limit Imaging Scans for Headache? Neurosurgeons Raise Concerns

Dec. 22, 2014 — Recent guidelines seeking to reduce the use of neuroimaging tests for patients with headaches run the risk of missing or delaying the diagnosis of brain tumors, according to ... read more

Migraine May Double Risk for Facial Paralysis

Dec. 17, 2014 — Migraine headache may double the risk of a nervous system condition that causes facial paralysis, called Bell’s palsy, according to a new study. Bell's palsy affects between 11 and 40 per ... read more

Friday, April 29, 2016
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Monday, November 30, 2015
Monday, November 9, 2015
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Friday, August 14, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Friday, May 29, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Monday, December 22, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Monday, January 13, 2014
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Friday, December 13, 2013
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Monday, November 25, 2013
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Friday, November 1, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Monday, January 7, 2013
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Monday, November 12, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
Monday, September 17, 2012
Friday, August 10, 2012
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Monday, February 20, 2012
Monday, December 5, 2011
Monday, October 10, 2011
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Monday, March 28, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
Wednesday, February 2, 2011