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News tag: migraine


New migraine treatment shows encouraging results

2 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Patients suffering from migraines might treat the condition a lot easier, a new study says. Scientists at Albany Medical Center said they have development an innovative treatment that offers patients of chronic migraine an extended relief from excruciating headaches. Clinicians insert a catheter the size of spaghetti through the patient’s…


Facial paralysis risk doubled when having migraines

25 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Those suffering from migraine have a double risk of developing a nervous condition causing facial paralysis called Bell’s palsy. The study was led by author Shuu-Jiun Wang from National Yang-Ming University in Taipei. "This is a very new association between migraine and Bell's palsy," Wang said. "It also suggests that…


Risk of stroke reduced by gene variant in young adults

25 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Lower risk of stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been linked to a gene recently discovered in UK. Scientists from Royal Holloway, University of London, in collaboration with an international team, found that people having the PHACTR1 specific variant of a gene, have a lower risk of suffering cervical…