Florence Chaverneff, PhD

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Pain, Psychiatric Comorbidities More Common in Chronic vs Episodic Migraine

Pain, Psychiatric Comorbidities More Common in Chronic vs Episodic Migraine

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Individuals with chronic vs episodic migraine may be more likely to experience chronic back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, anxiety, and depression.

Eptinezumab for Frequent Episodic Migraine: Results of Phase 3 PROMISE-1 Study

Eptinezumab for Frequent Episodic Migraine: Results of Phase 3 PROMISE-1 Study

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Eptinezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody specific to calcitonin gene-related peptide, may be an effective prophylactic for individuals with frequent episodic migraines.

Low Vitamin D in Obesity Not Associated With Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Low Vitamin D in Obesity Not Associated With Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

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Obesity-associated lowering of vitamin D levels may not mediate the putative causal relationship between obesity and multiple sclerosis.

Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location Linked to Hyperalgesia, Hypoalgesia

Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location Linked to Hyperalgesia, Hypoalgesia

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In patients with multiple sclerosis, lesions in the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex may be associated with hypoalgesia, and lesions in the posterior periventricular area, with hyperalgesia.

Ketamine Update: Usage, Benefits, and Current Research

Ketamine Update: Usage, Benefits, and Current Research

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Ketamine was found to alleviate a number of pain-related conditions, and a number of clinical trials investigating its efficacy are ongoing.

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