Navigation Links
Breakthrough in Migraine Treatment
Date:11/8/2011

LIEGE, Belgium, November 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

PREMICE clinical trial proves Cefaly® medical device efficacy in migraine prevention and points out that Cefaly® has the best safety-efficacy ratio compared to other treatments.

On Monday 7th of November a press conference took place in Liege Science Park. Professor Jean Schoenen, principal investigator, neurologist and professor at Liege University (Belgium) presented the results of PREMICE (Prevention Migraine Cefaly) a multicenter randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial for migraine prevention with the Cefaly® neurostimulator.

The clinical trial was conducted in 5 Belgian university hospitals on 67 patients. The results prove the efficacy of the Cefaly® compared to placebo for migraine prevention. At 3 months of treatment the 50% responder rate was significantly greater in the Cefaly® group (38,1%) than in the placebo group (12,1%). Seventy percents of patients declared they were satisfied or very satisfied with the Cefaly® treatment. The drug consumption reduction is very impressive in the Cefaly® group (-37%) compared to the placebo group (+0.5%). Cefaly® responder group drug consumption reduction was -75%!

Without noticeable side effects or contraindications, Cefaly® is very safe. Cefaly® has a similar efficacy than preventative drugs, but without side effects. Consequently, Cefaly® has the best safety-efficacy ratio of all migraine treatments.

Prof. Schoenen: "This clinical trial has been implemented according to the highest quality standard and it proves that Cefaly® is efficient for migraine prophylaxis. Efficacy is similar with the most efficient preventative drugs but with the great advantage of having no side effects."

Cefaly® is an innovative medical device protected by a series of patents. This is the first cranial external neurostimulation device on the market. Cefaly® neurostimulation is applied to the upper branch of the trigeminal nerve. A self-adhesive electrode is applied on the forehead and the device is placed on this electrode in the position of a pair of glasses. Very accurate pulses are transmitted through the electrode to the nerve endings of the trigeminal nerve.

STX-Med Company is a startup based in Liege (Belgium), which launched the Cefaly® technology project in 2005. The company STX-Med is ISO Medical. Cefaly® device has the medical CE-marked. It is available on the European market for 295 € and in Canada as well.

http://www.cefaly.com/


'/>"/>
SOURCE STX-Med
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Genetic Profile Identified for Alzheimers Patients Showing Heightened Response to Acceras Breakthrough Product Axona®
2. Archimedes Pharma Launches Lazanda® - the Only Fentanyl Nasal Spray for the Management of Breakthrough Pain in Cancer in the U.S.
3. SensoScientific Awarded Contract by Premier Health Care Alliance for its Breakthrough WI-FI Temperature Monitoring System
4. Major Diagnostic Breakthrough in Multiple Sclerosis Achieved with Advanced FONAR UPRIGHT® MRI
5. Antibody-Drug Conjugates 2011 - real breakthrough still to come. A Technology, Stakeholder and R&D Pipeline Analysis
6. Aging-in-Place Research Breakthroughs To Be Presented At Wireless Health 2011 Conference
7. Molecular Devices Releases Breakthrough TUNE Technology, Now Part of the SpectraMax® Paradigm® Multi-Mode Microplate Detection Platform
8. aTyr Pharma Expands Leadership Team to Advance New Breakthrough Medicines Based on Physiocrine Biology
9. Report on HIV Prevention Research Funding Says New Investment Critical to Capitalize on HIV Prevention Research Breakthroughs
10. FDA Approves Lazanda® - First Fentanyl Nasal Spray - for the Management of Breakthrough Pain in Cancer Patients
11. CT Scans Unleash a Breakthrough in Catching Early Stage Lung Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/10/2017)... , Aug. 10, 2017  Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), acquired ... Lakewood, Colorado . The reputable clinic will ... , PT, DPT with his staff of four clinicians. Lipkin ... Pittsburgh and brings over 10 years of experience with a ... Belmar PT marks the 10th PRN clinic in and around ...
(Date:8/8/2017)...   Second-quarter 2017 ... loss per share from continuing operations ... 16 percent to $110 million ... to $161 million Second-quarter ... operations increased 8 percent to $0.93 ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... , Aug. 7, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... healthcare, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved ... the third quarter of 2017. ... paid on or about October 27, 2017 to stockholders of ... 2017.  Future declarations of dividends are subject to approval of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:8/24/2017)... ... August 24, 2017 , ... Prime candidates for home care ... a condition that needs further monitoring such as surgery, stroke, heart attack or ... such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart/lung disease, arthritis and stroke. , ...
(Date:8/24/2017)... ... August 24, 2017 , ... DrinkingTutors.com, a startup focused on ... tutorials, or ‘drinktorials,’ are mailed directly to teenagers’ homes every week. , ... their teenagers avoid the serious risks associated with binge drinking in high school, ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... This week the The Voss Law Firm celebrates 14 years ... the firm grew quickly and has built a reputation for excellence, trust, and accountability. ... money they deserve from their insurance companies. , The Voss Law Firm is ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Earlier this month, the Workgroup for Electronic Data ... to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a trusted advisor to the U.S. ... which featured keynote addresses by Donald W. Rucker, MD, head of the Office of ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Stevie® Awards have announced the winners of the Best of the IBA ... awards competition. , Nominees in the 2017 IBAs were not able to apply for the ... the total number of awards won in the IBAs with a Gold Stevie win counting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):