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Opioids as Migraine Treatment Grossly Overused

Opioids as Migraine Treatment Grossly Overused

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There are nearly as many migraine patients receiving opioids as there are patients receiving level A abortive medications.

Migraine Drug Lasmiditan Effective in Phase 3 Study

Migraine Drug Lasmiditan Effective in Phase 3 Study

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There were positive results from a phase 3 trial (SPARTAN) of the first-in-class drug lasmiditan for the acute treatment of migraine.

FDA Approves Device for Cluster Headache Treatment

FDA Approves Device for Cluster Headache Treatment

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The device is applied to the neck and transmits a mild electrical stimulation to the vagus nerve.

Is tPA Safe for Sickle Cell Patients in Acute Ischemic Stroke?

Is tPA Safe for Sickle Cell Patients in Acute Ischemic Stroke?

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Having sickle cell disease did not adversely affect any of the indicators the researchers measured.

FDA: Beware of Purported Autism Cures, Treatments

FDA: Beware of Purported Autism Cures, Treatments

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The FDA has warned and/or taken action against a number of companies that have made improper claims about the intended use of their products to treat or cure autism.

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