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Once-Daily Lyrica Formulation Wins FDA Approval

Thursday, October 12, 2017—The FDA has approved Lyrica CR (pregabalin, Pfizer) extended-release tablets CV as once-daily therapy for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic periphera…

FDA Approves Intellis Device for Intractable Pain

Wednesday, September 20, 2017—The FDA has approved the Intellis platform (Medtronic) for the management of certain types of chronic intractable pain. The Intellis platform was designed to overcome limitati…

Aches and Trauma: Understanding Post-Traumatic Headache, Part 2: Management and Treatment

Francis X. Conidi, DO, MS

September 2017—Despite limited options for the treatment of post-traumatic headache, some evidence suggests potential for select therapies.

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 …


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