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Aches and Trauma: Understanding Post-Traumatic Headache, Part 1 of 2: Diagnosis and Pathophysiology

Francis X. Conidi, DO, MS

July/August 2017—Findings increasingly suggest a pathophysiological link between concussion and headache, with implications for how neurologists approach both conditions.

Non-Invasive Neuromodulation Device for Chronic Intractable Pain Cleared by FDA

Tuesday, August 01, 2017—The FDA has cleared the Stimpod NMS460 (Xavant Technology), a non-invasive neuromodulation device for the symptomatic relief and management of chronic intractable pain. When a…

AHS 2017: Amgen’s CGRP Inhibitor Reduces Migraine Days

Tuesday, June 13, 2017—New Phase 2 data show that Amgen’s investigational investigational CGRP inhibitor erenumab is effective at preventing migraine in patients experiencing 15 or more migrai…

AHS 2017 Meeting: Non-Invasive Medical Devices Show Promise for Severe Headaches

Thursday, June 08, 2017—Results from studies presented at the American Headache Society Annual Meeting in Boston suggest that non-invasive medical devices offer effective interventions for indiv…

AHS 2017 Meeting: Prochlorperazine More Effective than Hydromorphone for Acute Migraine

Thursday, June 08, 2017—A new comparative study presented at the American Headache Society Annual Meeting in Boston shows that that, in patients who visit the emergency department for acute migraine …

Functional Weakness and Dysarthria in a 66-Year-Old Man Previously Diagnosed with CIDP

Tapan Abrol, MD and Kathrin LaFaver, MD

June 2017—Functional neurological disorders (FND) are conditions in which patients experience neurological symptoms without a currently known underlying structural or pathophysiological…

Teva’s Fremanezumab Reduces Monthly Headache Days in Phase 3 Chronic Migraine Study

Thursday, June 01, 2017—    Results from the Phase 3 HALO study suggest that fremanezumab (Teva Pharmaceuticals) reduces the number of monthly headache days in patients with chronic m…

Migraine Prevalence Higher in Collegiate Athletes, New Study Finds

Friday, May 19, 2017—New findings suggest that collegiate athletes have an increased prevalence of migraines, with female athletes being particularly affected. In a retrospective cross-section sur…

 
 

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