Migraine

A migraine is a severe headache causing pain in the front or side of the head. In the UK, migraines affect about 15% of the population and the headaches are three times more common among women than men. Migraines usually first start in young adulthood but it is possible for the headaches to start later in life.
What are Migraines?

Migraine is a severe form of headache felt as a throbbing pain at the front or side of the head. Migraines may also be accompanied by other symptoms such as a sensitivity to light or nausea.

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New suite of human blood biomarkers can improve stroke diagnosis

New suite of human blood biomarkers can improve stroke diagnosis

Survey finds many women are avoiding pregnancy due to severe migraine

Survey finds many women are avoiding pregnancy due to severe migraine

Research finds genetic factors that protect from chronification of migraines

Research finds genetic factors that protect from chronification of migraines

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

New dietary intervention improves pain and other symptoms in veterans with Gulf War Illness

New dietary intervention improves pain and other symptoms in veterans with Gulf War Illness

Ferrets not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Ferrets not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study: Individuals who feel dizzy when they stand up may have an increased risk of dementia

Study: Individuals who feel dizzy when they stand up may have an increased risk of dementia

Panthera’s oncology clinical trial sites in the UK are open for research activities

Panthera’s oncology clinical trial sites in the UK are open for research activities

Researchers discover new mechanism to explain the effects of subcortical strokes

Researchers discover new mechanism to explain the effects of subcortical strokes

Neuroscientists shed new light on mechanisms responsible for familial migraine

Neuroscientists shed new light on mechanisms responsible for familial migraine

Colombian corona hounds: SAR-CoV-2 detection by dogs

Colombian corona hounds: SAR-CoV-2 detection by dogs

Excruciating cluster headaches often misdiagnosed

Excruciating cluster headaches often misdiagnosed

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

App to treat migraines without the use of medication

App to treat migraines without the use of medication

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

Russian Science Foundation funds eleven Kazan University projects

Russian Science Foundation funds eleven Kazan University projects

Does acupuncture relieve migraines?

Does acupuncture relieve migraines?

Researchers identify mechanism that explains why women experience more pain than men

Researchers identify mechanism that explains why women experience more pain than men

People eating a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables, soy may have lower risk of stroke

People eating a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables, soy may have lower risk of stroke

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications