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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Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

LOX-1-immature neutrophils may help identify COVID-19 patients at risk of thrombosis complication

LOX-1-immature neutrophils may help identify COVID-19 patients at risk of thrombosis complication

Survey finds many women are avoiding pregnancy due to severe migraine

Survey finds many women are avoiding pregnancy due to severe migraine

New radio-frequency-based system to monitor a person's sleep postures

New radio-frequency-based system to monitor a person's sleep postures

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial paused due to suspected adverse reaction

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial paused due to suspected adverse reaction

Study compares clinical features of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza in children

Study compares clinical features of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza in children

Using a pain reliever can increase risk-taking behavior

Using a pain reliever can increase risk-taking behavior

Early-phase Russian trials reveal safety and immunogenicity of two formulations of a two-part vaccine

Early-phase Russian trials reveal safety and immunogenicity of two formulations of a two-part vaccine

As threat of valley fever grows beyond the Southwest, push is on for vaccine

As threat of valley fever grows beyond the Southwest, push is on for vaccine

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

UC San Diego participates in second, massive clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

UC San Diego participates in second, massive clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Scientists explain why SARS-CoV-2 targets multiple organs

Scientists explain why SARS-CoV-2 targets multiple organs

Study: SARS-CoV-2 can infect human neural progenitor cells and brain organoids

Study: SARS-CoV-2 can infect human neural progenitor cells and brain organoids

A better understanding of SARS-CoV-2 in children

A better understanding of SARS-CoV-2 in children

One college’s pop-up COVID test: Stop and ‘smell the roses’ (or the coffee)

One college’s pop-up COVID test: Stop and ‘smell the roses’ (or the coffee)

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 transmission on an airplane

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 transmission on an airplane

FDA approves drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

FDA approves drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

With COVID vaccine trial, rural Oregon clinic steps onto world stage

With COVID vaccine trial, rural Oregon clinic steps onto world stage

Scientists reveal most likely order of COVID-19 symptoms

Scientists reveal most likely order of COVID-19 symptoms