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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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, finds study

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, finds study

Hematopoietic stem cell transplants may prevent worsening of MS disability

Hematopoietic stem cell transplants may prevent worsening of MS disability

Headache as COVID-19 symptom could indicate milder disease, study finds

Headache as COVID-19 symptom could indicate milder disease, study finds

Machine-learning method can crunch data to find new uses for existing drugs

Machine-learning method can crunch data to find new uses for existing drugs

Mindfulness-based stress reduction may provide benefit to people with migraine

Mindfulness-based stress reduction may provide benefit to people with migraine

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Getting adequate sleep may help teens with migraines

Getting adequate sleep may help teens with migraines

Targeting excessive calcium may provide a new way to improve outcomes in stroke patients

Targeting excessive calcium may provide a new way to improve outcomes in stroke patients

Beta-blockers could be used to treat COVID-19, study finds

Beta-blockers could be used to treat COVID-19, study finds

Drug used to control blood pressure may improve cancer patients’ response to immunotherapy

Drug used to control blood pressure may improve cancer patients’ response to immunotherapy

Study finds no association between leisure activities and lower dementia risk

Study finds no association between leisure activities and lower dementia risk

Antiseizure drug use during pregnancy linked with double the risk of having children with autism

Antiseizure drug use during pregnancy linked with double the risk of having children with autism

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