Headache

In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies.
What is a Headache?

Headache is a common health complaint that affects millions of people in the UK. In the majority of cases, headache is not serious and can be easily treated with medication or lifestyle changes such as reducing stress or ensuring a good level of hydration.

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People suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed properly

People suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed properly

How COVID-19 affects the nervous system

How COVID-19 affects the nervous system

Anosmia and changes in brain MRI in COVID-19

Anosmia and changes in brain MRI in COVID-19

Hate unmasked in America

Hate unmasked in America

Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

Study may shed light on the impact of COVID-19 on central nervous system

Study may shed light on the impact of COVID-19 on central nervous system

CanSino's potential coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response in clinical trial

CanSino's potential coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response in clinical trial

Teens develop septic shock due to COVID-19

Teens develop septic shock due to COVID-19

First COVID-19 vaccine found to be safe, able to generate rapid immune response in phase 1 clinical trial

First COVID-19 vaccine found to be safe, able to generate rapid immune response in phase 1 clinical trial

Kawasaki disease outbreak in children with COVID-19

Kawasaki disease outbreak in children with COVID-19

NIH begins clinical study to evaluate hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for COVID-19

NIH begins clinical study to evaluate hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for COVID-19

App to treat migraines without the use of medication

App to treat migraines without the use of medication

New rapid CRISPR-based test for sensitive SARS-CoV-2 detection

New rapid CRISPR-based test for sensitive SARS-CoV-2 detection

No evidence COVID-19 is spread by fecal-oral transmission

No evidence COVID-19 is spread by fecal-oral transmission

Study finds nearly 40% drop in stroke evaluations during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds nearly 40% drop in stroke evaluations during COVID-19 pandemic

Eerie emptiness of ERs worries doctors as heart attack and stroke patients delay care

Eerie emptiness of ERs worries doctors as heart attack and stroke patients delay care

How do betacoronaviruses evolve?

How do betacoronaviruses evolve?

First French COVID-19 case was in December 19

First French COVID-19 case was in December 19

Tackling the challenge of large scale Covid-19 testing

Tackling the challenge of large scale Covid-19 testing

Loss of smell should be listed as early symptom of COVID-19

Loss of smell should be listed as early symptom of COVID-19