Navigation Links
No Proof Drugs Ease Kids' Migraines: Study
Date:1/28/2013

ncluded that the strength of the observed placebo effect made it difficult to gauge the effectiveness of prescription treatments. They also noted that no trial conducted between 1999 and 2003 showed any drug effectiveness among adolescents whatsoever.

The team suggested that study design changes might help clarify matters, perhaps by distinguishing between children who have short-lasting migraines and those with longer bouts, or between those who respond quickly to placebo and those who don't.

"These studies clearly demonstrate why we cannot assume what works in adults will work in kids and why children need their own studies," noted Rodriguez.

And while "drug therapy appears to be effective in a certain subset of children with migraine," Rodriguez stressed that "many" children may not need any drug in order for a migraine to dissipate within a couple of hours.

Dr. Jennifer Bickel, a neurologist and board-certified headache specialist with Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Mo., said these studies highlight a "major lack of research" in pediatric headache.

"There's not a single FDA-approved medicine specifically for the prevention of headaches in children or teens," she said. "Every medication we use to prevent headaches in children originally received approval for another indication.

"So these findings are not actually surprising," added Bickel. "It just means we need more research."

More information

For more on migraines in kids, visit the Nemours Foundation.

SOURCES: William Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., pediatrician, Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, Office of Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md.; Jeffrey L. Jackson, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine, department of medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis.; Jennifer Bickel, M.D., neurolo
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Now Urges Physicians Medical Device and Drug Industry Insiders To Step Up-If They Have Proof Of Serious Wrongdoing or Overbilling
2. Pesticides and Parkinsons: UCLA researchers uncover further proof of a link
3. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Now Urges Physicians to Become a Whistleblower if They Have Proof a Medical Device or a Drug Product was Defective-and it was Sold Anyway
4. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Now Urges Physicians, Medical Device or Drug Insiders With Proof A Company Knowingly Sold A Bad Product to Become a Whistleblower
5. No Proof That Doping With EPO Gives Athletes an Edge: Review
6. Vandetanib in thyroid cancer: No proof of added benefit
7. No proof that patients lose weight after joint replacement surgery
8. More Proof Cranberry Juice Thwarts Infection
9. More Proof That Healthy Habits Fight Disease
10. No Proof That Gum Disease Causes Heart Disease, Experts Say
11. FDA Approves 3 New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
No Proof Drugs Ease Kids' Migraines: Study
(Date:3/2/2015)... Quinta, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 A ... Trades”—Jack Eadon, leader of the 1960s cult rock band Khazad ... fueled by his determination to persevere despite all odds. His ... It,” no matter what situation or goal was before him. ... the ’60s, is now being passed on to a new ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... March 02, 2015 ProvidaStaff ... for its educational healthcare division to EDU Healthcare ... healthcare services to school systems and students nationwide. , ... to school districts throughout the country,” said Angela M. ... be a better organization and the introduction of EDU ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... Security Life Insurance Company of ... announced the addition of stand-alone individual vision insurance ... launched today, complete with two plan options. , ... VSP® Vision Care network encompassing a strong presence ... The PrimeStar Select Vision plan will use the ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2015 ... and seek insurance rates for term or universal policies ... of some of the best life insurance companies for ... through the system at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html . , The ... the search portal are tied to a number of ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) March 01, 2015 ... Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announces NewWays Networking, ... provider. “By working with IFN, NewWays is ... to meet client’s demand for Internet bandwidth in ... Owner/Manager. , According to Cory Childs IFN ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cult Rock Star’s “Got To Make It” Attitude Inspires New Generations 2Health News:Cult Rock Star’s “Got To Make It” Attitude Inspires New Generations 3Health News:ProvidaStaff Announces New Name Change to EDU Healthcare for Its Educational Healthcare Division 2Health News:ProvidaStaff Announces New Name Change to EDU Healthcare for Its Educational Healthcare Division 3Health News:Security Life Insurance Company Launches Individual Vision Insurance Product 2Health News:Best Life Insurance Companies for Single Adults Now Searchable at Insurance Website 2Health News:NewWays Networking Selects Indiana Fiber Network, LLC as Fiber Transport Provider 2
... culture play a role, expert contends, , WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30 ... complications of surgery, not just the rate of those complications, ... found. , The study, which included more than 84,000 people ... twofold difference in surgical deaths between hospitals with the lowest ...
... children don,t see their family dentist until they are well ... both dental and medical professionals. , That,s one of the ... conducted on behalf of Delta Dental Plans Association, the nation,s ... gain greater knowledge about the state of children,s oral health. ...
... The Sleep Center at Baylor University Medical Center at ... Sleep Medicine. The center at Baylor Dallas is one ... , "Accreditation provides formal recognition of our commitment ... from sleep disorders," said David L. Luterman, M.D., sleep ...
... by Weill Cornell Medical College researchers looks at the ... drink and use marijuana in combination. Among their findings: ... (smoking, drinking and marijuana), and that this manifested itself ... were shown to be central. Ambivalent or permissive attitudes ...
... The Drug ... and Risks of Medicinal Products in Regulatory Decisions from November 3- 5, 2009 in Bethesda, ... Horsham, PA (Vocus) ... and Drug Administration (USFDA) will host Assessing Benefits and Risks of Medicinal Products in ...
... ... is inviting all tailgating aficionados to grab a video camera and show the world their ... , ... 2009 -- http://www2.samsclub.com/tailgatechallenge , , , , ,It,s Simple - Upload to win ,With ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Surgical Deaths Linked to Handling of Complications 2Health News:Surgical Deaths Linked to Handling of Complications 3Health News:Delayed First Visit to Dentist Can Affect Children's Lifelong Oral Health 2Health News:Sleep Center at Baylor Dallas One of Select Centers in North Texas to Receive Accreditation 2Health News:Teen attitudes toward smoking linked to likelihood of drinking and using drugs 2Health News:Global Regulators to Discuss Benefit-Risk Approaches of Medicinal Products at DIA Workshop 2Health News:Global Regulators to Discuss Benefit-Risk Approaches of Medicinal Products at DIA Workshop 3Health News:Sam's Club Tailgate Challenge Video Contest: Show Sam's Club Your Best Tailgating Style for a Chance To Win a $1,000 Gift Card 2Health News:Sam's Club Tailgate Challenge Video Contest: Show Sam's Club Your Best Tailgating Style for a Chance To Win a $1,000 Gift Card 3
(Date:3/2/2015)... -- For the past 15 years, there has been an average ... alone (U.S. Census Bureau 2012). Of course, not every accident is ... are quite a few where the car occupants can get stuck ... seatbelt release button or occupant injury. One may ... their lifetime but may still be "lucky" enough to come upon ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Colo. , March 2, 2015 ... close of their transactions, Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ... binimetinib and encorafenib definitive agreements with Novartis.  Along ... receive an upfront payment of $85 million from ... Array, noted, "With the close of the Novartis-GSK ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... YORK , March 2, 2015 Leading ... are kicking off the 2015 One Million ... month-long national campaign will raise awareness and funds for ... more than one million colorectal cancer survivors living in ... this disease with great strength and courage every day. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New SuperVizor, an Automobile Escape Tool, Ensures the Safety of Drivers and Passengers on the Road 2Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 2Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 3Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 4Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 5Advocacy Group Fight Colorectal Cancer and Bayer HealthCare Join Forces for One Million Strong 2Advocacy Group Fight Colorectal Cancer and Bayer HealthCare Join Forces for One Million Strong 3Advocacy Group Fight Colorectal Cancer and Bayer HealthCare Join Forces for One Million Strong 4Advocacy Group Fight Colorectal Cancer and Bayer HealthCare Join Forces for One Million Strong 5
... Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company ... positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency,s (EMA) medicinal ... (to be marketed under the trade name Trajenta® in ... diabetes. If adopted by the European Commission, linagliptin will ...
... Environment Concepts (SMEV.PK), the manufacturer and developer of ... today that the Company has made the first delivery ... (Elements), a women,s health and fitness center, in ... the two companies earlier this year.  With the SpaCapsule ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Linagliptin recommended for approval in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Europe 2Linagliptin recommended for approval in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Europe 3Linagliptin recommended for approval in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Europe 4Linagliptin recommended for approval in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Europe 5Linagliptin recommended for approval in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Europe 6Linagliptin recommended for approval in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Europe 7SpaCapsule Manufacturer Delivers First Order to Elements Diet and Fitness Under Preferred Vendor Agreement 2SpaCapsule Manufacturer Delivers First Order to Elements Diet and Fitness Under Preferred Vendor Agreement 3SpaCapsule Manufacturer Delivers First Order to Elements Diet and Fitness Under Preferred Vendor Agreement 4
... Ultra MD Super Pulse sealed CO2 ... versatility backed by the experience and support ... years of surgical laser experience. All settings ... finger. The Ultra MD Super Pulse surgical ...
The compact size and portability of the Epic system makes it a cost-effective solution for single or multi-office use....
A soft contact lens that lets presbyopes see clearly and comfortably at all distances , without the hassles of bifocals or reading glasses. Recommended for daily wear. Also approved for extended wear...
... display of corneal layers: endothelium, ... epithelial layers. Accurate analysis of ... keratocytes, nerve fibres, basal & ... surgery and pathology: optical pachymetry, ...
Medicine Products: