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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Majority of people infected with Omicron variant didn't know they had the virus, study finds

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Study highlights the safety profile of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy

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The symptoms and quality of life among individuals with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2

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Poliovirus detected in New York City wastewater

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What is the epidemiology of monkeypox infections?

One Medicine: A collaboration for the benefit of both humans and animals

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National follow-up study identifies risk factors for a prolonged COVID-19 recovery

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Remdesivir activates urotensin II receptor and induces cardiomyocyte dysfunction

Novel zoonotic Langya virus identified in China

Novel zoonotic Langya virus identified in China

Large Canadian study suggests COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy

Large Canadian study suggests COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy

Post-COVID-19 symptoms may occur in one of eight SARS-CoV-2-infected individuals

Post-COVID-19 symptoms may occur in one of eight SARS-CoV-2-infected individuals

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Elevated stress during the pandemic impacted the quality of life for kids with headache disorders

Elevated stress during the pandemic impacted the quality of life for kids with headache disorders

Experts analyze the nature, prevalence, and severity of long-term symptoms related to COVID-19

Experts analyze the nature, prevalence, and severity of long-term symptoms related to COVID-19

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What is the viral rebound in untreated COVID-19 infections?

‘Children are not little adults’ and need special protection during heat waves

‘Children are not little adults’ and need special protection during heat waves

Case series of first 3 monkeypox patients in Massachusetts treated with tecoviromat

Case series of first 3 monkeypox patients in Massachusetts treated with tecoviromat

How can researchers profile post-COVID syndromes among distinct SARS-CoV-2 variants?

How can researchers profile post-COVID syndromes among distinct SARS-CoV-2 variants?