The meeting was abuzz with excitement about a new potential treatment targeted directly at migraines.
Injectable medications have shown promise in early trials, but more research is needed.
Migraines were nearly twice as prevalent in HS football populations than the general public.
Despite cautions from specialty societies, about 20% of headache patients are still being prescribed opioids and barbiturates.
Results show that pediatric patients may not be receiving migraine care based on evidence-based guidelines.
Brain structure, especially cortical surface area, cortical thickness, and regional volumes may help classify chronic migraine.
A significant amount of patients with migraines do not adhere to treatment with triptans during attacks.
Traumatic brain injury increases unemployment rates in veterans but does not affect divorce rates.
Huma U. Sheikh, MD, shares her thoughts on sessions of interest from the upcoming AHS Annual Scientific Meeting.
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