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Viles & Beckman, LLC: Stop Your Headache NOT Your Liver

FORT MYERS, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acetaminophen is an ingredient found in many over-the-counter and prescription medicines to help relieve pain and reduce fever. Many people refer to acetaminophen by a brand name, Tylenol and prescription brand names, Vicodin and Percocet. ...

EHE International Supports the National Headache Foundation

More than 45 million Americans suffer from headaches annually NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In teaming up with the National Headache Foundation (NHF), EHE International is helping raise awareness about headaches, which affect more than 45 million Americans annually. I...

New Online Tool Helps People With Headache Take Control, Get Relief

"Headache U" is first educational program of its kind, matches sufferers with resources based on personal headache patterns CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is launching "Headache U: It's all about YOU," the first headache education program...

Researchers call for new space headache category following astronauts' survey

Researchers are calling for space headache to be established as a new secondary disorder after carrying out a study of 17 astronauts, published in the June issue of Cephalalgia . Their study jettisons the theory that astronauts' headaches are normally caused by space motion sickness, after sho...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: The evolution of migraine from episodic headache to chronic disorder

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Patients living with migraine have strong reason for new optimism concerning a positive future. Two review articles and an accompanying editorial, "The Future of Migraine: Beyond Just Another Pill," in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings , are the basis for an ironic ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: The Evolution of Migraine from Episodic Headache to Chronic Disorder

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients living with migraine have strong reason for new optimism concerning a positive future. Two review articles and an accompanying editorial, "The Future of Migraine: Beyond Just Another Pill," in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

Headache Sufferers Turn to Neurologychannel for Reliable Information about New Headache Treatments

Healthcommunities.com, Inc., announces the recent addition of a New Headache Treatments section to its consumer health information website, neurologychannel.com. This newly updated section features important information about pain medications and treatment methods that are being developed for p...

Neurologist to Announce Breakthrough Headache Treatment

New Discovery Provides Migraine Relief in Minutes Without Side Effects or Pills PHOENIX and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Board-certified neurologist and migraine specialist Morton I. Hyson, M.D., will announce a revolutionary new treatment for migraines and chronic headaches, acc...

Consumer Reports Urges Chronic Headache Sufferers to Examine Their Use of Pain Relief Drugs

Regular Use of Pain Pills Can Make Headaches Worse YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports advises people who suffer from frequent headaches to talk to their doctors before reaching again into their medicine cabinets. Overuse of prescription and over-the-counter pa...

National Headache Foundation Offers Statement, Experts on Appropriate Use of Medications for Migraine Treatment

CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to news reports that Shawn Southwick King, wife of CNN host, Larry King, is allegedly being treated for medication use related to migraine, the National Headache Foundation today issued the following statement. Migraine is not a daily headache and...

Poor Indoor Air Quality Can Be Excellent Headache Trigger

DUCTZ offers advice in recognition of National Headache Awareness Week ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Headache Foundation (NHF), the first week in June is Headache Awareness Week, and DUCTZ Indoor Air Professionals, the nation's leading air duct cleaning bu...

New Research and Treatment Options for Millions Suffering Headaches and Chronic Pain to be Presented at 10th Annual Headache and Pain Conference

Michigan Head-Pain & Neurological Institute and Chelsea Community Hospital lead 'who's who' of pain experts at May 30 conference at The Ritz-Carlton in Dearborn, Mich. ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease an...

CME Publication Tackles a Problem that is a Real Headache for Women

MONTVALE, N.J., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Menstrual migraine, a condition that affects 18% of women, is the focus of a new supplement to OBG Management. "Integrating menstrual migraine management into women's healthcare" describes the relationship between hormone fluctuation and migraine, as well...

MyMigraineConnection.com and Migraine Expert Teri Robert Announce Seventh Annual Migraine and Headache Poetry Contest

ARLINGTON, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author and Patient Advocate Teri Robert knows the pain migraine sufferers face each day -- she's been experiencing headaches and migraine attacks herself since childhood. Finding writing therapeutic and wanting to further help those in the mi...

Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Consumer Health Book About Treating Headache Pain

'Headaches: A Cleveland Clinic Handbook' by Robert S. Kunkel, M.D. CLEVELAND, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not "just a headache," and you don't have to take it lying down! Cleveland Clinic Press ( http://www.clevelandclinicpress.org/ ), publishing arm of Cleveland Clinic ( http://www.clevel...

Common migraine pain condition also prevalent in cluster headache

(PHILADELPHIA) A pain condition common in people with migraines also has a high prevalence in patients with cluster headache, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Jefferson Headache Center at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience. Approximately half of a group of patients with clu...

Your headache can stem from your body weight

Obesity may be the cause of migraines and severe headaches. In a study that had measured the influence of body mass //index on frequency, and severity of headaches, the results had shown that chronic daily headaches are more common in obese people than those with normal body weight. The resear...

Taking Care Of Grandkids Can Give Women more than a Headache

The study of more than 54,000 nurses found that those who cared for grandchildren at least nine hours a week had a 55 percent increased risk of heart attack. It's probably the stress, said researchers.// Though researchers did not look at underlying factors, it is likely that caregivers have so ...

Cervicogenic headache can be identified with a fibromyalgia test

Findings from a new study presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine by the Medical Director, John McFadden, MD, of the Tupelo Pain Clinic, Mississippi stated that patients with severe headache could benefit from an upper-body fibromyalgia examination to determine...

Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children

Over the counter pain medications such as aspirin, acetaminophen(paracetamol) etc., is now identified to be the cause of chronic headache in children. A team of Israeli researchers who treated 26 adolescents, found that the average number of tablets taken by each patient was 28 each week, with 1...

Heart Defect Is Linked to Some Cases of Migraine Headache

A severe migraine attack can be agonizingly painful and accompanied by extreme light sensitivity and powerful nausea. Medications control some people's headaches, but// for some sufferers no drug completely prevents debilitating attacks. For such people, hope may come from a new clinical tria...

Epileptic Drug Found To Be Effective In Relieving Headache

Based on finding of a recent study researchers say the drug gabapentin (Neurontin) taken at 2,400 milligrams a day is an effective preventive // measure for people with chronic daily headaches. Gabapentin is an approved anti-epileptic drug. Studies have also shown its success in treating other p...

New Treatment For Headache

Thirteen years ago, Eric Phillips who was on his way to becoming a lawyer says how a single flight of stairs changed everything. // “The top step had ice, and I went straight over backwards," he says. "I wasn’t found for three hours, and when they found me, I had blood coming out of my ears and my ...

Let Anger go, Save the Headache

If you are angry about something, let it out and it might save you a headache. A new study shows people with headaches internalize their anger more than those without headaches. Of the 422 adults who participated in the study, 171 suffered from headaches. Investigators measured //trait anger...

Let Anger go, Save the Headache

If you're angry about something, let it out and it might save you a headache. A new study shows people with headaches internalize their anger more than those without headaches. Of the 422 adults who participated in the study, 171 suffered from headaches. Investigators measured trait anger (how...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

Researchers from Sweden warn women undergoing hormone replacement therapy against the risk of uterus cancer. Hormone Replacement Therapy is advised for women to reduce menopausal side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease.// Re...

TIZANIDINE - New solution to chronic headache

Chronic headache is one of the common neurological problems affecting greater amount of population. Most are not due to any underlying disease. If you happen to be one of the unfortunates suffering from this chronic migraine, then there is a reason to celebrate. Yes, the drug used to treat muscle s...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results

...tically significant decrease in Latency to Sleep Onset, a subjective patient reported endpoint. The most common adverse event seen in these trials was headache (2.7 percent active versus 1.4 percent placebo in the outpatient study). The FDA has established October 30, 2009 as its target date under PDU...

M2SYS Biometric Software Solution Selected By GHG Corporation

...roviding cutting-edge biometric technology," stated John Denny, Chief Technical Officer of GHG Corporation. "Bio-SnapON(TM) saves GHG time, money, and headache while providing its customers with a proven biometric software solution and the option to use either fingerprint or finger vein recognition. It's a w...

Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders found to alleviate associated headaches

... expected to have significant improvement in their headache symptoms. "This is not a "cure" for all headach...surgery (neck surgery from the front) in relieving headache symptoms associated with the cervical disease. ...ionally, no significant difference was reported in headache severity between the arthroplasty and arthodesis g...

Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

... expected to have significant improvement in their headache symptoms. "This is not a 'cure' for all hea...surgery (neck surgery from the front) in relieving headache symptoms associated with the cervical disease. ...ionally, no significant difference was reported in headache severity between the arthroplasty and arthodesis g...

Zogenix and Astellas Enter Exclusive Co-Promotion Agreement in the US for Newly Approved Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM)

...Sumavel DosePro." According to the National headache Foundation, acute migraines affect nearly 30 milli...r without aura, and the acute treatment of cluster headache episodes. Sumavel DosePro should only be u...sed where a clear diagnosis of migraine or cluster headache has been established. Sumavel DosePro is not inte...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter of 2009 Financial Results

...ble migraine therapies. We look forward to presenting the data from our successful Phase 3 trial of LEVADEX at the 14th Congress of the International headache Society in September." Second Quarter and Six Month Financial Results Revenues for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009 we...

Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines

...recedent for the idea," said Dr. Richard Lipton, director of the Montefiore headache Center in New York City. He was not involved in the new study. Using sur... Case Medical Center, Cleveland; Richard Lipton, M.D., director, Montefiore headache Center, New York City; Michelle Cramer, Williamsburg, Va.; August 2009 Pl...

People Over 60 at Risk for 'Silent Stroke'

...sion in one or both eyes Difficulty walking, dizziness, or loss of balance or coordination Sudden confusion or trouble speaking Sudden severe headache with no known cause. More information To learn more about stroke, visit the American Stroke Association . -- Peter ...

96-Week Safety and Efficacy Findings Presented for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine) As Part of HIV Combination Therapy

...a (15 percent vs. 14 percent), nasopharyngitis (14 percent vs. 12 percent), headache (12 percent vs. 14 percent), cough (11 percent vs. 9 percent) and herpes si...2.5%), peripheral neuropathy (2.8% vs. 1.8%), hypertension (2.8% vs. 2.2%), headache (2.7% vs. 4.1%), and vomiting (2.3% vs. 2.0%). Drug Interact...

New HIV Study Shows That Large Numbers of Women and People of Color Can Be Successfully Enrolled In U.S. HIV Clinical Studies

...eater than or equal to Grade 2) in the PREZISTA/r arm were diarrhea (6%), headache (5%), abdominal pain (4%), nausea (3%), vomiting (2%), and rash (2%). ... nausea (7%), rash (6%), abdominal pain (5%), vomiting (4%), asthenia (3%), headache (2%), abdominal distension (2%), and dyspepsia (2%). This is...

Rabies: How to Protect Yourself and Your Pets

...ic animals like dogs or cats. Humans usually become infected when they are bitten by an infected animal. Early symptoms of rabies are fever, headache and general malaise. Since these are similar to other illnesses, infected persons often do not seek treatment because they are unaware they have rabie...

Many Kids Outgrow Chronic Headaches

...hat, after eight years of follow-up, chronic daily headache in adolescents is not a protracted disorder. Even ...f the journal. To be classified as a chronic daily headache sufferer, the person must have headaches more than...tudy. Other factors associated with continuing headache included medication overuse (which can cause "rebo...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer 'Superbug'

...a resistant to methicillin, penicillin and related antibiotics. Once considered under control, MRSA has rebounded to the point it's a huge health care headache all over the world. "While antibiotics have been a source of lifesaving treatment for literally millions of people over the past century," notes...
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