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Migraine Frequency Tied to Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

... headache starts. Women who had migraine with aura at least once a week were four times more likely ... the study found. Women who had migraine with aura less than once a month were more than twice as ... procedures such as bypass surgery. Migraines with aura once a month were not associated with increased ...

Migraine With Aura May Lead to Brain Lesions

... , found that women who experience migraine with aura in middle age are twice as likely to have brain ... those who have migraines have what's known as an aura that precedes the migraine. Often the aura is a visual disturbance, such as flashing lights, ...

Exploring Genetic Link Between Migraines, Cardiovascular Trouble

... connection between having migraines with aura and an increased risk of cardiovascular trouble, ... twist, women who reported migraine with aura and had the DD or DI genotype had a doubling of ... is that the authors did not distinguish between aura and other warning features of a migraine. A ...

Gene Could Boost Stroke Risk for Migraine Sufferers

... "There is a reduced association of migraine with aura with this gene, but if you have migraine with ... they had migraines accompanied by an aura. An aura is a visual disturbance, such as seeing flashing ... research as a possible link between migraine with aura and stroke. They found that 11 percent of the ...

Migraine mutations reveal clues to biological basis of disorder

... that may prompt migraines specifically the aura that precedes them and suggest that medications ... "familial hemiplegic migraine type-3" (FHM3). The aura associated with FHM3 often includes a transient ... be the spark that initiates the aura. "The aura has been linked to a brain phenomenon known as ...

Portable device effective in zapping away migraine pain

... noninvasive transcranial magnetic stimulator (TMS) device interrupts the aura phase of the migraine, often described as electrical storms in the brain, ... creates an electric current in the neurons of the brain, interrupting the aura before it results in a throbbing headache. "The device's pulses are ...

Some Epilepsy Patients Are Good Candidates for Surgery

... pain. The study found 90 percent of patients with at least two aura types and 100 percent of patients with at least three aura types had seizures arising from the non-dominant side of their brain. ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on July 30, 2009

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Recent News Reports of Sweetener Reformulations Raise Questions About Motivations

... table sugar -- formerly a leading target of 'eat less' messages -- suddenly has a health aura. Marketers have wasted no time moving in to use that aura to sell the same old products."(3) "Consumers are being misled into thinking that there are nutritional differences between ...

Men with Low Testosterone See Multiple Doctors Before Being Diagnosed; Many Dissatisfied with Current Treatment Options

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals to Present at Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Healthcare Conference

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Announces Compensation for New CFO Alan Levin

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo to Present at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch 2009 Health Care Conference

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

New therapy based on magnetic stimulation shows promise for non-drug treatment for migraine

... susceptible to TMS therapy, with the wave of neuronal excitation blocked on over 50 percent of occasions." The study findings showed that migraine aura responds to magnetic stimulation because TMS therapy blocks the wave of neuronal excitation, which is a biological system through which neurons ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Testosterone Undecanoate Achieves and Maintains Normal Testosterone Levels in Hypogonadal Men With Five Injections Per Year, New Data Show

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Exercise Physiologist and Celebrity Trainer Bob Greene Leads National Campaign to Showcase Osteoarthritis Pain Management Techniques and New Treatment Approaches

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Completes Acquisition of Indevus Pharmaceuticals

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of Tender Offer for Indevus Pharmaceuticals

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Epilepsy in the elderly

... epileptic seizures unambiguously in older patients; they may be identified as confusion of unclear etiology, memory disturbance, or giddiness. aura is a typical symptom in young patients, but is rare in old patients. Moreover, confusion after a seizure may last much longer in older patients with ...

Migraines in Pregnancy Boost Vascular Risks

... 20, and white women were more likely to have them than women of any other race or ethnicity. "Migraines, particularly those associated with an aura or visual changes around the time of the headache, have been previously linked to stroke and heart disease in women," Bushnell said. "This study ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension of its Tender Offer for Shares of Indevus Pharmaceuticals

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Licenses Novel Pain Therapy from Grunenthal

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Appoints William Montague to Board of Directors

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Bedford Laboratories(TM) to Begin Shipping Sumatriptan Succinate Injection

... by GlaxoSmithKline. Sumatriptan is a vascular headache suppressant indicated for 1) the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura and 2) the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes. Sumatriptan Succinate Injection is not for use in the management of hemiplegic or basilar ...

Endo and Penwest Announce Settlement of Opana(R) ER Litigation

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Study reviews health risks, economic burden of migraine

... 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 ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Definitive Merger Agreement With Endo Pharmaceuticals

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals to Acquire Indevus Pharmaceuticals

... tablets for the relief of moderate-to-moderately severe pain; FROVA(R) tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults; OPANA(R) tablets for the relief of moderate-to-severe acute pain where the use of an opioid is appropriate; OPANA(R) ER tablets for the ...

Migraines' Frequency Influences Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

... especially those who experience migraine with visual symptoms known as aura. One recent study found that women who suffer from migraines with aura are at higher risk of stroke, especially if they smoke and take oral contraceptives. What's been missing, however, is data on how the frequency ...

Free Drug Samples Hike Out-of-Pocket Costs

... "Almost every clinician's office is stocked with drug samples," he said. "For patients and providers alike, these free drugs can take on the aura of Halloween goodies. Passing them out feels like giving a gift." But, Katz added, "free samples are by no means a long-term solution to high ...

Migraine Tied to Thickening in Brain Area

... involve the organs devoted to sense, such as the eyes and ears. The researchers used brain scanning to examine 24 people with migraine, 12 with aura and 12 without. They then compared those scans to scans of 12 people without migraine. The cortical thickness of the somatosensory cortex area ...

Space sensors shed new light on air quality

... measurements of the air quality over China during a traffic restriction using data from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) instrument on NASAs aura satellite. Between 4 and 6 November 2006, 30 percent or 800 000 of Beijing's 2.82 million private vehicles were taken off the streets to ...

Surgeons Remove Gallbladder Through Vagina

... wrote. "A surgical intervention that eradicates the need for any incision, avoiding bodily trauma, is attractive to patients and also has an aura that surgeons find hard to resist." But Ren thinks the basic premise of this type of surgery -- called natural orifice transluminal endoscopic ...

Migraine Sufferers More at Risk of Heart Attack

... by neurological visual disturbances known as aura - had a higher risk of heart attacks and ... women could be applied to men as well. An aura occurs before the onset of a migraine. aura symptoms can include, but are not limited to, ...

Migraines with Aura Associated with Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

... 45 years or older who experience migraines with aura (associated neurologic symptoms such as temporary ... information in the article. Migraine with aura has been previously linked with increased risk of ... the association of migraine with or without aura and subsequent risk of overall and specific CVD. ...

Heart Defect Is Linked to Some Cases of Migraine Headache

... that PFOs are present in about half of migraine sufferers who experience aura — an arc of zigzag lines in the visual field, numbness of one side of the ... or altered consciousness — and in about a quarter of those who don’t have aura with their migraines. Early results from a set of ongoing British ...

Panic disorder may coexist with epilepsy

... with epilepsy and be a significant source of distress or disability. An aura of anxiety or fearfulness// (ictal fear) may be confused with panic ... that panic attacks occurring with the clinical signs characterizing the aura are to be interpreted as SPSs. The authors conclude by saying that ...
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