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June 19, 2020

CGRPs in Real World: Similar Efficacy, More AEs CGRPs in Real World: Similar Efficacy, More AEs

The calcitonin gene–related peptide receptor monoclonal antibodies (CGRP mAbs) for treatment of migraine have gained wide acceptance since their approval in 2018, but a real-world study […]
June 19, 2020

Headache May Predict Clinical Evolution of COVID-19 Headache May Predict Clinical Evolution of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Headache may be a key symptom of COVID-19 that predicts the disease’s […]
June 18, 2020

Adding CGRP to Botox Safe, Effective for Migraine Prevention Adding CGRP to Botox Safe, Effective for Migraine Prevention

Adjunctive preventive therapy with a calcitonin gene-related peptide monoclonal antibody (CGRP-mAb) medication is safe and effective in patients with chronic migraine who have only achieved a […]
June 18, 2020

Hookworm Therapy for MS: First Randomized Trial Hookworm Therapy for MS: First Randomized Trial

Treatment with hookworm larvae was well tolerated in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and although the primary outcome was not met there was some evidence of […]
June 18, 2020

Persistent Posttraumatic Headache Risk Factors Confirmed Persistent Posttraumatic Headache Risk Factors Confirmed

A new analysis of 300 patients with posttraumatic headache confirmed some long-suspected risk factors for persistent headache, including history of medication overuse or psychological symptoms, new […]
June 17, 2020

ASCOT: Amlodipine Cuts Stroke, Not Dementia Over Decades ASCOT: Amlodipine Cuts Stroke, Not Dementia Over Decades

Patients who took amlodipine as part of an antihypertensive regimen experienced significantly fewer strokes over two decades, new long-term results from the ASCOT study show. This […]
June 17, 2020

Cannabis Reduces Blood Pressure Instability Following Spinal Cord Injury: Case Report Cannabis Reduces Blood Pressure Instability Following Spinal Cord Injury: Case Report

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Regular cannabis use reduces the frequency of autonomic dysreflexia manifested as blood pressure instability following spinal cord injury (SCI), according to […]
June 17, 2020

Population Study Supports Migraine-Dementia Link Population Study Supports Migraine-Dementia Link

Preliminary results from a population-based cohort study support previous reports that migraine is a midlife risk factor for dementia later in life, but further determined that […]
June 16, 2020

Few Migraine Patients Clear Barriers to Optimal Care Few Migraine Patients Clear Barriers to Optimal Care

Few patients with episodic migraine (EM), and even fewer with chronic migraine (CM), receive optimal treatment, new research shows. Results from a survey study showed less […]
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