Greater Occipital Nerve Block Effective for Acute Relief of Refractory Migraine

Greater Occipital Nerve Block Effective for Acute Relief of Refractory Migraine

The treatment may be beneficial in patients whose acute migraine does not respond to standard treatment with intravenous metoclopramide.

Eptinezumab May Provide Fast, Effective Reduction of Monthly Migraine Days

Eptinezumab May Provide Fast, Effective Reduction of Monthly Migraine Days

Eptinezumab has shown 100% bioavailability when administered intravenously.

Fremanezumab May Help Reduce Medication Overuse in Chronic Migraine

Fremanezumab May Help Reduce Medication Overuse in Chronic Migraine

Treatment with fremanezumab may help reduce medication overuse and the number of days of acute medication use in individuals with chronic migraine.

Ubrogepant Reduces Acute Migraine Pain, Symptoms

Ubrogepant Reduces Acute Migraine Pain, Symptoms

Results from the ACHIEVE II study were presented at the American Headache Society's 60th Annual Scientific Meeting.

Rapid Treatment Onset, Reduced Headache Days With Galcanezumab

Rapid Treatment Onset, Reduced Headache Days With Galcanezumab

In the post-hoc analysis, researchers evaluated the time to onset of effect of galcanezumab as well as whether treatment with the study drug was associated with a reduction in migraine headache days.

Poll: Should Migraineurs Avoid Headache Triggers?

Poll: Should Migraineurs Avoid Headache Triggers?

Dr Richard Lipton and Dr Paul Martin debated the pros and cons of trigger avoidance in patients with migraine headache at the 2018 American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, California.

Chronic Migraine Associated With Age-Related Changes in Cortical Thickness

Chronic Migraine Associated With Age-Related Changes in Cortical Thickness

Individuals with chronic migraine may present with age-related changes in cortical thickness.

Posttraumatic Headaches More Severe, Frequent Than Nontraumatic Headaches

Posttraumatic Headaches More Severe, Frequent Than Nontraumatic Headaches

The investigators assessed participants for photophobia, unilateral location, phonophobia, exacerbation, nausea, pulsatility, sensory aura, pain level and frequency, visual aura, and allodynia features.

Novel Oral Treatment Safe, Effective for Migraine Headache Relief

Novel Oral Treatment Safe, Effective for Migraine Headache Relief

The 2 randomized, phase 3, double-blind studies included in this presentation were the SAMURAI and SPARTAN trials.

Chronic Migraine Burden Has Significant Impact on Relationships, Family Life

Chronic Migraine Burden Has Significant Impact on Relationships, Family Life

The CaMEO study is a prospective, longitudinal web-based survey designed to characterize the impact of migraine on aspects of quality of life.

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