Migraine

Dr Frank Porreca Shares His Thoughts on Green Light Therapy for Migraine

November 27th 2020, 4:00pm

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If green light therapy were proven to be effective for migraine, it would be hugely important, said Frank Porreca, PhD, professor of pharmacology and anesthesiology at the University of Arizona and a member of the Department of Collaborative Research at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Dr Peter McAllister Shares How COVID-19 Altered Patients' Migraine Symptoms

November 18th 2020, 2:00pm

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While migraine was more manifest in some patients during the pandemic, others were able to adopt healthier habits, said Peter McAllister, MD, a neurologist, board certified headache specialist, and medical director of the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache.

Study Finds Genetic Overlap Between Sleep Disturbances, Migraine

November 17th 2020, 7:08pm

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The genetic determinants of sleep and migraine partly overlap, suggesting sleep disturbances may causally influence migraine etiology and could be targets for migraine treatment, according to results of a Mendelian randomization study.

Dr Stephen Silberstein Discusses Erenumab Use for Menstrual Migraine

November 11th 2020, 2:00pm

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If you only experience migraine with your period for a few days, it would be difficult to recommend taking a drug all the time, said Stephen Silberstein, MD, professor of neurology at Thomas Jefferson University and director of the Headache Center at Jefferson Health.

Study Points to Combined Efficacy of Erenumab, OnabotulinumtoxinA for Chronic Migraine

November 8th 2020, 2:00pm

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Patients with chronic migraine who received a combination therapy of erenumab and onabotulinumtoxinA exhibited significant reductions in monthly headache days and monthly migraine days.

Dr Frank Porreca: How Advancements in CGRP Inhibitors Paved the Way for Migraine Prevention Therapies

November 4th 2020, 2:00pm

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The CGRP story is really based on reverse translation and other observations in humans will be pursued along that same model, said Frank Porreca, PhD, professor of pharmacology and anesthesiology at the University of Arizona and a member of the Department of Collaborative Research at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Review Outlines Combined Genetic, Environmental Susceptibility to Vestibular Migraine

November 3rd 2020, 6:15pm

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Variability in prevalence of vestibular migraine, depending on ethnicity and geographic location suggests, a combined genetic and environmental contribution to VM, according to results of a systematic review.

Dr Faraidoon Haghdoost Explains Results of COVID-19 Migraine Triggers, Frequency Study

October 28th 2020, 1:00pm

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There can be a myriad of reasons for the patterns observed in our study on alteration of migraine frequency and triggers during the pandemic, said Faraidoon Haghdoost, MD, a general practitioner and PhD student at The George Institute for Global Health in Sydney, Australia.

Researchers Show Brain Differences in 2 Different Types of Menstrual Migraine

October 26th 2020, 9:30pm

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In a study published in Scientific Reports, researchers highlighted structural and functional brain differences among those who suffer menstrual-related migraine (MRM) and pure menstrual migraine (PMM).

Dr Peter McAllister on How COVID-19 Has Impacted Migraine Prevention Efforts

October 22nd 2020, 1:00pm

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Increased time spent in front of computer screens, less time spent sleeping, and less access to gyms have led my patients to have a lot more migraines, said Peter McAllister, MD, a neurologist, board certified headache specialist, and medical director of the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache.