AHS 2015

Highlights from AHS 2015: cGRP, Neuroimaging Pique Interest

Highlights from AHS 2015: cGRP, Neuroimaging Pique Interest

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The meeting was abuzz with excitement about a new potential treatment targeted directly at migraines.

Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptides Show Promise for Migraine Prevention

Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptides Show Promise for Migraine Prevention

Injectable medications have shown promise in early trials, but more research is needed.

Migraine Twice as Prevalent Among High School Football Players

Migraine Twice as Prevalent Among High School Football Players

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Migraines were nearly twice as prevalent in HS football populations than the general public.

Opioids, Barbiturates Still Widely Used in Headache Despite Cautions

Opioids, Barbiturates Still Widely Used in Headache Despite Cautions

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Despite cautions from specialty societies, about 20% of headache patients are still being prescribed opioids and barbiturates.

Children, Teens with Migraine May Be Receiving Inadequate Care

Children, Teens with Migraine May Be Receiving Inadequate Care

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Results show that pediatric patients may not be receiving migraine care based on evidence-based guidelines.

Brain Structural Data Useful in Classifying Chronic Migraine

Brain Structural Data Useful in Classifying Chronic Migraine

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Brain structure, especially cortical surface area, cortical thickness, and regional volumes may help classify chronic migraine.

Medication Adherence Suboptimal During Migraine Attacks

Medication Adherence Suboptimal During Migraine Attacks

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A significant amount of patients with migraines do not adhere to treatment with triptans during attacks.

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Unemployment Rates in Veterans

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Unemployment Rates in Veterans

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Traumatic brain injury increases unemployment rates in veterans but does not affect divorce rates.

What to Look Forward to at the American Headache Society Scientific Meeting

What to Look Forward to at the American Headache Society Scientific Meeting

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Huma U. Sheikh, MD, shares her thoughts on sessions of interest from the upcoming AHS Annual Scientific Meeting.

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