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Patent Foramen Ovale and Migraine: Is It Time to Close the Book?

Patent Foramen Ovale and Migraine: Is It Time to Close the Book?

Despite mounting evidence suggesting the contrary, the debate on the potential benefits of patent foramen ovale closure for migraine is still ongoing.

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Prochlorperazine More Effective Than Ketamine for Headache Relief in the Emergency Department

Prochlorperazine More Effective Than Ketamine for Headache Relief in the Emergency Department

The investigators believe that ketamine may still hold some benefits for treatment of acute headache in the emergency department.

Intranasal Sumatriptan More Effectively Reduces Migraine-Associated Nausea

Intranasal Sumatriptan More Effectively Reduces Migraine-Associated Nausea

The efficacy of oral versus intranasal delivery of sumatriptan on migraine-related nausea was evaluated in the COMPASS study.

Daily, Recurring Headache Linked to Sleep Disturbances in Children

Daily, Recurring Headache Linked to Sleep Disturbances in Children

Pediatric patients with NDPH experience more sleep disturbances than those with migraine or tension-type headaches.

Tobacco, Alcohol Use May Predict Cluster Headache Severity

Tobacco, Alcohol Use May Predict Cluster Headache Severity

Over half of all individuals included in this study reported headache attacks occurring at specific time periods throughout the day.

Better Migraine Pain Relief With IV Non-Opioid Combination vs IV Hydromorphone

Better Migraine Pain Relief With IV Non-Opioid Combination vs IV Hydromorphone

In the emergency department, it was found that IV prochlorperazine plus diphenhydramine was better than IV hydromorphone for treating migraine pain.

Teva Submits Biologics License Application for Fremanezumab for Migraine

Teva Submits Biologics License Application for Fremanezumab for Migraine

The FDA has accepted a Biologics License Application for fremanezumab to prevent migraine.

Pediatric Migraine May Benefit From Botox Injections

Pediatric Migraine May Benefit From Botox Injections

Clinically significant decreases were noted for concomitant medications and oral morphine equivalency.

Zecuity Migraine Patch No Longer Available

Zecuity Migraine Patch No Longer Available

The FDA has posted a discontinuation notice for Zecuity.

IV Prochlorperazine Beats Hydromorphone for Acute Migraine Treatment

IV Prochlorperazine Beats Hydromorphone for Acute Migraine Treatment

For treating acute migraine, IV hydromorphone is less effective than IV prochlorperazine plus diphenhydramine.

Multidisciplinary Approach Improves Quality of Life in Migraine Patients

Multidisciplinary Approach Improves Quality of Life in Migraine Patients

In patients with migraine, quality of life can be improved with a multidisciplinary medical approach to treating headaches.

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