Navigation Links
Study reviews health risks, economic burden of migraine
Date:2/2/2009

Falls Church, Va. February 02, 2009 A new study published in Value in Health reviews the economic burden of migraine in the U.S. and recent clinical findings of the health risks of this neurological condition. This study traces the history of economic articles published on migraine using the PubMed MEDLINE database and archival searches of relevant articles to identify possible health risks associated with migraines that warrant further study.

Migraine affects millions of individuals worldwide. Sufferers experience substantial decreases in functioning and productivity, results which in turn translate into diminished quality of life for individuals, financial burdens for health care systems and substantial lost work time that impacts individuals, employers, and societies alike. Migraine is a condition most prevalent in individuals between the ages of 25 and 55, generally the most productive years of a person's life.

Migraine is often perceived as a condition that imposes a minimal burden on society and the health care system. This misperception persists in part because the disorder is episodic and rarely causes long-term physical disability. Because it is under-diagnosed and under-treated, analyses of claims data underestimate the condition's prevalence and economic impact.

Recent clinical studies suggest that migraine may be a progressive disease with cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and long-term neurologic effects. Suffering from migraines may also be a risk factor for brain lesions. Additionally, studies following those who suffer from migraine with aura (sensory, motor or visual disturbances that can precede or accompany the headache) have shown these individuals to be twice as likely as the general population to develop major cardiovascular disease and suffer stroke. If such findings are confirmed, treatments, approaches and economic evaluations of migraine treatment may require major reconsideration.

Epidemio
'/>"/>

Contact: Sean Wagner
medicalnews@bos.blackwellpublishing.net
781-388-8550
Wiley-Blackwell
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2015)... May 05, 2015 This year, PolyU ... four Special Merit Awards, three Gold Medals and four ... are described as follows: , (1) Grand Prize and ... Mannequin for Fashion Design and Fitting, Principal Investigator: Dr ... The apparel industry relies very much on the “mannequin” ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... and mission-focused company serving the federal government, today ... Inc. (CCSi). CCSi provides solutions exclusively to ... with extensive experience in cyber security, health services, ... business processes and industry-relevant credentials as a Third ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... signs of accelerated aging that correlate with slower information ... of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health . ... middle-aged patients with type 1 diabetes for cognitive difficulties. ... manage their diabetes. The study, funded by the ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 Rare ... Initiative, a new study aimed at determining how crowdfunding ... RG is an international non-profit providing rare disease patients ... technology, connections to scientists and researchers, and help for ... , “I am excited to see how crowdfunding will ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 2015 Barnabas Health, the state’s largest ... a new healthy cooking video series starring celebrity chef ... Bravo’s Top Chef, teamed up with Barnabas Health to ... living. In support of the series, Barnabas Health ... videos will be showcased on social media. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:PolyU wins top prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo 2Health News:PolyU wins top prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo 3Health News:PolyU wins top prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo 4Health News:PolyU wins top prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo 5Health News:Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i) Acquires Leading Cyber Security and Health-Focused Solutions Company, Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. 2Health News:Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i) Acquires Leading Cyber Security and Health-Focused Solutions Company, Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. 3Health News:Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i) Acquires Leading Cyber Security and Health-Focused Solutions Company, Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. 4Health News:Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications 2Health News:Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications 3Health News:Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications 4Health News:Rare Genomics Institute to Study Impact of Crowdfunding on Rare Diseases 2Health News:Barnabas Health Teams Up With Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot To Launch "Life Is Better Healthy" Cooking Video Series 2Health News:Barnabas Health Teams Up With Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot To Launch "Life Is Better Healthy" Cooking Video Series 3
... a,statement by Mark J. Feldman, DMD, President, American ... of the U.S. population now receives,optimally fluoridated water:, ... the Centers for Disease,Control and Prevention about the ... water. We know from years of experience and,scientific ...
... Patient Assistance Program from the Patient Advocate,Foundation and ... and Pay Medical Bills When Diagnosed with a ... July 10 The Patient,Advocate Foundation (PAF) - ... to tens of thousands of patients every year,who ...
... to Surpass Competition in Most Categories of Customer ... Satisfaction, According to ... Inc. (Nasdaq:,ICAD), an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD),solutions ... the,Company has achieved record-high customer satisfaction ratings in the,Mammography ...
... Females scored worse than males on neurocognitive tests; reason ... Being female and having a history of concussions both ... to a new study done on soccer players. , ... the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine annual meeting ...
... available in German . , Brush your ... regular tooth care is the only way to banish the ... The tooth surface wears down and gets uneven ?and the ... rough surface. Dentists therefore offer professional cleaning services, removing plaque ...
... American to Stand Behind Our ... ... focused on creating awareness for the most underserved and,at-risk groups in our ... project,s goal is to assist those soldiers,who have been wounded in conflict ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:1,000th Uninsured Virginia Patient Secures Access to Quality Medical Care Through Virginia Cares Uninsured Program (VCUP) 2Health News:1,000th Uninsured Virginia Patient Secures Access to Quality Medical Care Through Virginia Cares Uninsured Program (VCUP) 3Health News:iCAD Achieves Record-High Ratings in Mammography CAD User Satisfaction 2Health News:iCAD Achieves Record-High Ratings in Mammography CAD User Satisfaction 3Health News:Gender Plays Role in Post-Concussion Healing 2Health News:Polished to perfection 2Health News:Purple Dog Tag Launches; Provides Hope and Healing to Thousands of US Servicemen & Veterans 2
(Date:5/5/2015)... Oregon , May 5, 2015 Big ... in the US, Europe , ( France ... , Spain , UK) and Japan ... etiology are reviewed. The report provides the 5-year test volume and ... HCV, HCV NAT, Anti-HBc, Anti-HBs, Anti-HAV, Hepatitis Delta, HBc Ag, HBe ...
(Date:5/5/2015)...  Image Stream Medical, a leader in OR video ... of the largest group purchasing organizations, serving four out ... of the three-year agreement, Image Stream,s portfolio of EasySuite™ ... available to MedAssets members beginning on July 1, 2015. ... CEO Eddie Mitchell said, ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... , May 05, 2015 Research and ... the addition of the "Clinical Laboratory,Molecular Diagnostics ... 2015 to 2019 - Asia Pacific Version" ... that just keeps on growing. Clinical laboratory testing ... in biotechnology, especially genomics. A range of dynamic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:2015 Opportunities in the Global Hepatitis Diagnostic Testing Market: Big Market Research 22015 Opportunities in the Global Hepatitis Diagnostic Testing Market: Big Market Research 3Image Stream Medical Announces Agreement with MedAssets 2Asia Pacific Clinical Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics and Genomic Testing Services Market Report 2015-2019 2
... Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: NTII ), today ... of approximately $1.5 million from Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH ... of Alzheimer,s disease. Under an exclusive marketing agreement, ... sales of Memantine by Merz and its marketing ...
... leading provider of clinical services and trial management technologies ... selected along with its client Genentech, Inc as the ... it,s Clinical Trial Portal solution. Winners were selected ... reviewed panel of 14 expert judges. The ePharmaSolutions ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ePharmaSolutions' Clinical Trial Investigator Portal Wins Bio-IT World 2009 Best Practice Award 2
A fluorogenic enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) for the quantitative measurement of myoglobin in human serum or plasma aiding in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Features : Dry che...
The Acute Care myoglobin method is an in vitro diagnostic test for the measurement of myoglobin in heparinized whole blood /plasma. Myoglobin measurements can be used as an aid in diagnosing myocardi...
... The VITROS ECi brings true automation ... immunodiagnostic testing. Highly sensitive assays for ... and bone metabolism testing are currently ... development. The VITROS ECi can simultaneously ...
IRMA kit for detection of the cardiac marker Myoglobin...
Medicine Products: