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Overuse of narcotics and barbiturates may make migraine worse

... consequence of increasing the frequency of migraine attacks. This important finding could alter the way doctors prescribe migraine medicines. In a recent article published in ... , the Einstein-led study of more than 8,000 migraine sufferers nationwide, found that the use of ...

Treating chronic pain, migraine & muscle spasticity through inhibition of neurotransmitter glutamate

... the opportunity of treating chronic pain, migraine and muscle spasticity through the inhibition of ... the brain as a target for acute and prophylactic migraine therapy. He is a member of the American Headache ... clearly a promising approach for the treatment of migraine and other conditions." TorreyPines ...

Concentrating on different aspects of pain leads to breakthrough in migraine genetics

... migraine is the most common cause of episodic headache, ... genes have yet been convincingly associated with migraine susceptibility, probably due to the high degree ... in the large international study including 1700 migraine patients and their close relatives from 210 ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 26, 2007

... 2007 New tactics for trouncing those terrible migraine headaches Chemical & Engineering News ... from the pain, nausea and other awful symptoms of migraine could become just a sniff away, as researchers ... editor Carmen Drahl describes potential new migraine medications that may be safer and more effective ...

Mixing large doses of both acetaminophen painkiller and caffeine may increase risk of liver damage

... that intentionally combine caffeine and acetaminophen for the treatment of migraine headaches, menstrual discomfort and other conditions, the researchers say. ... acetaminophen and caffeine, which are often used together as a remedy for migraine headaches, arthritis and other conditions. The researchers are ...

Promising new drug targets identified for Huntington's disease

... in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, Professor Rubinsztein and colleagues have shown that a number of FDA-approved drugs for treatments such as migraine and hypertension are able to stimulate autophagy in fruit flies and zebrafish through unexpected pathways. "By screening a number of drugs that ...

Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage

... The scientists say the work makes it crucial for migraine sufferers to do everything they can to prevent ... to prevent them. “Normally, the focus of migraine treatment is to reduce the pain. We’re saying ... events that happen in the brain of a mouse as a migraine unfolds. The team uncovered a complex, unexpected ...

Device effective in zapping the pain out of migraines

... An electronic device designed to "zap" away migraine pain before it starts may be the next form of ... are neural disturbances that signal the onset of migraine headaches. People who suffer from migraine headaches often describe "seeing" showers of ...

Left-right wiring determined by neural communication in the embryonic worm

... Behavior at Rockefeller. "What is it that sets up this kind of handedness in the brain"" Prior studies had shown that a gene involved in human migraine headaches (an asymmetrical affliction) was involved in this decision, but something was happening earlier that researchers had yet to figure out. ...

Scientists reveal how deadly toxin hijacks cells

... ability of botox to act on a localized group of muscles, doctors have strategically used the toxin to treat an array of medical troubles, including migraine headaches, chronic inflammation and even stuttering. "I don't think there's a neuromuscular junction that hasn't been inhibited by injecting with ...

Researchers make headway in mystery of migraines

... of how genetic mutations cause migraines takes us one step closer to the development of improved treatments, providing hope to millions of migraine sufferers. ...

Researchers Identify Cause of Early Bird Sleep Disorder

... called narcolepsy. Ptacek said it was also found -- in the family's six affected individuals -- that "they all have asthma, and they all have migraine headaches, with aura. Now, that could be purely coincidental, but a more important possibility is that these are part of the same syndrome." So far, ...
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