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Pediatric Migraine and Obesity: What We Know and Where We're Going

Data in children do support an association between pediatric obesity and headache disorders in general, but more research is needed to confirm the association specifically ...

Identifying Intracranial Hypertension in Children: Added Challenges

Pediatric neurologist Lalitha Sivaswamy, MD, discusses challenges in diagnosing primary intracranial hypertension in pediatric patients.

Tumor-Related Headache: Path to Diagnosis, Treatment Isn't Always Obvious

Headaches are a common occurrence in the general population and are often present in patients with an underlying brain tumor, although it is not yet ...

Addressing Rare Headache Disorders: Acute Confusional Migraine

Acute confusional migraine has not been specifically studied and many clinicians remain unaware of the condition, which may result in underestimation of the prevalence.

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It Time to Revisit Stroke Risk?

Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache in Clinical Practice

Nonpharmacological strategies, including bed rest, have a lack of evidence supporting their use in the treatment of postdural puncture headache.

Addressing Migraine That Mimics Stroke

Neurology Advisor spoke with Dr Peter McAllister about how to best discern migraine with aura from stroke.

Managing Pediatric Migraine: Current Therapies and Future Directions

Migraine is highly prevalent in children and adolescents, affecting almost 10% of children between 5 and 15 years old and 30% of adolescents between 15 ...

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Familial Hemiplegic Migraine Attacks May Be Associated With Cortical Swelling

Familial Hemiplegic Migraine Attacks May Be Associated With Cortical Swelling

Investigators examined imaging data of 4 patients with familial hemiplegic migraine attacks subtype 2 to determine distinct imaging finds.

Pain Characteristics and Diagnosing Intracranial Vertebral Artery Dissection

Pain Characteristics and Diagnosing Intracranial Vertebral Artery Dissection

Investigators sought to determine characteristics associated with intracranial vertebral artery dissection-related headache.

Low Serum Levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Linked With Prolonged Migraine

Low Serum Levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Linked With Prolonged Migraine

Investigators examined the role of thyroid function in patients with migraine and whether there is an association with severity of symptoms with thyroid hormone levels.

Pretreatment With Sumatriptan Can Reduce Cilostazol-Induced Headaches

Pretreatment With Sumatriptan Can Reduce Cilostazol-Induced Headaches

Investigators assess whether pretreatment with sumatriptan prevents headaches induced by cilostazole in healthy volunteers.

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