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Monoclonal antibodies for migraine: real-world findings

Written by | 1 Apr 2024

28th EAHP Congress Highlights No fewer than 11 posters from Spanish pharmacists dealt with the use of monoclonal antibodies in the management of migraine. Anti-CGRP (calcitonin gene-related peptide) […]

Menopause and migraines: New findings point to power of prevention

Written by | 19 Feb 2024

For middle-aged women plagued by migraines, or hot flashes and night sweats, another worry may linger in the backs of their minds: whether these experiences have set them […]

Variety of drugs top ibuprofen for migraine

Written by | 7 Dec 2023

Triptan, ergot and anti-emetic medications appear to be two to five times more effective than ibuprofen for treating migraine, researchers reported on Nov. 29, 2023 in Neurology. “There […]

Cheap medicines prevented migraine as well as expensive ones

Written by | 21 Nov 2023

Migraine is more than just a headache. Often the pain is accompanied by nausea, vomiting, light sensitivity, and sound sensitivity. Chronic migraine can be disabling and may prevent […]

Atogepant shows efficacy for prevention of migraine

Written by | 14 May 2023

Atogepant, an oral drug approved in the US for the prevention of episodic migraine treatment appears to also be effective for the prevention of chronic migraine. The findings of […]

Migraine: how to diagnose, manage and prevent

Written by | 1 Feb 2023

Migraine is a major cause of disability, affecting about 12% of people. A 2-part series published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) on diagnosing and managing the condition with both […]

Migraine tied to poorer sleep for adults and children

Written by | 23 Sep 2021

Migraines are linked to poorer quality sleep in both adults and children, researchers reported on Sept. 22, 2021 in Neurology As background to the new meta-analysis, investigator and […]

Consuming a diet with more fish fats, less vegetable oils can reduce migraine headaches, study finds

Written by | 26 Jul 2021

This study of 182 adults with frequent migraines expanded on the team’s previous work on the impact of linoleic acid and chronic pain. Linoleic acid is a polyunsaturated […]

For better migraine treatment try Yoga

Written by | 25 Jul 2021

“Migraine is one of the most common headache disorders, but only about half the people taking medication for it get real relief,” said study author Rohit Bhatia, M.D., […]

Rimegepant shows efficacy in migraine prevention

Written by | 27 Dec 2020

The migraine treatment rimegepant also appears to have efficacy in preventing migraines, researchers reported on Dec. 15, 2020 in The Lancet. Investigators in the USA conducted a phase 2/3, […]

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