Top 5 Most-Read Migraine Stories of 2020

December 25th 2020, 2:00pm


Our most-popular articles relating to migraine in 2020 included new research on menstrual migraine and the efficacy of erenumab, a calcitonin gene-related peptide inhibitor, for migraine.

Dr Stephen Silberstein on the Next Steps for Anti-CGRP Therapies

December 22nd 2020, 2:00pm


When it comes to the next steps for anti-CGRP therapies, we need to discuss the concept of synergism, said Stephen Silberstein, MD, professor of neurology at Thomas Jefferson University and director of the Headache Center at Jefferson Health.

Review Outlines Pharmacists’ Role in Migraine Management

December 15th 2020, 6:45pm


In a recently published review, researchers highlighted the disease burden of migraine, advances in preventive therapies, key takeaways from the most recent migraine management consensus statement, and advocated for increased pharmacist intervention in migraine medication management.

Post Hoc Analysis Finds Erenumab Enables Reversion From Chronic to Episodic Migraine

December 13th 2020, 3:00pm


The analysis, published in Cephalalgia, found that more than 50% of patients exhibited reversion from chronic migraine to episodic migraine after week 12 of the double-blind treatment phase.

Dr Faraidoon Haghdoost Discusses Next Steps for COVID-19, Migraine Research

December 9th 2020, 2:00pm


The pandemic's effects on migraine need to be evaluated for the whole of 2020 and data from one specific time are not enough, said Faraidoon Haghdoost, MD, a general practitioner and PhD student at The George Institute for Global Health in Sydney, Australia.

Study Finds Migraine Is a Risk Factor for Peripheral Artery Occlusive Disease

December 7th 2020, 9:47pm


The presence of migraine is a significant risk factor for the development of subsequent peripheral artery occlusive disease, according to results of a retrospective cohort study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Dr Rigmor Jensen Dispels Common Misconceptions About Medication Overuse Headache

December 2nd 2020, 2:00pm


Studies show giving preventive medication while taking away offending drugs is superior to continuing offending medication and adding preventive drugs in patients with medication overuse headache, said Rigmor Jensen, MD, professor of neurology at The University of Copenhagen and director of the Danish Headache Center.

Review Evaluates Triggers of Pediatric Migraine

December 1st 2020, 8:39pm


Researchers assessed 3 risk factors for migraine in children and adolescents: stress, sleep poverty, and alimentation.

Obesity Associated With More Attacks, Separation Anxiety in Pediatric Migraineurs

November 28th 2020, 4:00pm


Among children and adolescents suffering from migraine, results from a prospective study show being overweight is associated with a higher frequency of migraine attacks and separation anxiety symptoms.

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

November 27th 2020, 4:00pm


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.