Headaches

Improved Access Needed for Chronic Migraine Treatment

Improved Access Needed for Chronic Migraine Treatment

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Clinicians should focus on minimizing barriers to care for patients with chronic migraine.

AAP Encourages Proper Tackling Technique to Prevent Injuries Associated With Tackle Football

AAP Encourages Proper Tackling Technique to Prevent Injuries Associated With Tackle Football

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Ultimately, players must decide if the benefits of play outweigh the risks of injury.

High Rate of Concussion Linked to Isolated Mandible Fractures

High Rate of Concussion Linked to Isolated Mandible Fractures

Mechanism of injury assault in 12 of 16 patients; half of patients admit alcohol use.

FDA Approves Life-Extending Device for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

FDA Approves Life-Extending Device for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

Newly sanctioned to treat just-diagnosed patients, in combination with temozolomide

Is Using Gabapentin for Headache Effective?

Is Using Gabapentin for Headache Effective?

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A new review indicates that gabapentin may be an effective adjunct therapy for primary headache syndromes, but that there is not enough evidence to support its use as a primary treatment.

Vision Test Helps Detect Concussion in Athletes

Vision Test Helps Detect Concussion in Athletes

Rapid number naming test may be used on the sidelines in sporting events to test for concussion.

Do Headaches In Children Increase During The Fall?

Do Headaches In Children Increase During The Fall?

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The research concluded that headaches in children tend to increase toward the beginning of the fall season.

Are You Accurately Diagnosing Headaches?

Are You Accurately Diagnosing Headaches?

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A patient presenting with headache may have a broad range of symptoms. Here's how to narrow down your diagnosis.

Can Prediction Tools Help Identify Abusive Head Trauma?

Can Prediction Tools Help Identify Abusive Head Trauma?

The tool predicted the likelihood of AHT based on six identifying factors.

Podcast: What You Should Know About Migraine Subtypes

Podcast: What You Should Know About Migraine Subtypes

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Even though there's a variety of migraine subtypes on the books, there are two major subtypes: migraine without aura (characterized with specific features and associated symptoms) and migraine with aura (transient neurological symptoms that proceed or accompany a headache).

Body Contact Of Players Blamed For Most Soccer Concussions

Body Contact Of Players Blamed For Most Soccer Concussions

Limiting aggressive contact would be more effective than just banning 'heading' of ball, researcher says.

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