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

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 with pediatric migraine.

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Pulse Focused Ultrasound: A Potential Therapeutic Option for Migraines

Pulse Focused Ultrasound: A Potential Therapeutic Option for Migraines

Investigators aim to develop a non-invasive treatment for medically refractory chronic migraine not requiring a permanent implant.

Migraine Subgroups Indentified Based on Comorbidity Profiles

Migraine Subgroups Indentified Based on Comorbidity Profiles

Investigators identify subgroups of individuals with migraine based on comorbidities and concomitant condition.

Privacy Issues in Headache and Migraine Smartphone Applications

Privacy Issues in Headache and Migraine Smartphone Applications

Many headache smartphone applications or "apps" share information with third parties, more than half of which have privacy policies stating that the shared data will be used to serve targeted advertisements from third parties.

Freedom From Most Bothersome Headache-Associated Symptom Feasible as Primary End Point

Freedom From Most Bothersome Headache-Associated Symptom Feasible as Primary End Point

Investigators examine most bothersome headache-associated symptoms as a feasible alternative to using 4 c-primary end points in acute migraine treatment trials.

Co-Prescription of Opioids and Antidepressants Prevalent in Migraine

Co-Prescription of Opioids and Antidepressants Prevalent in Migraine

Researchers sought to assess the prevalence of concomitant prescribing of opioid analgesics with a triptan or a serotogeneric antidepressant in individuals with migraine.

New Device Available for Patients With Episodic Cluster Headache, Migraine

New Device Available for Patients With Episodic Cluster Headache, Migraine

The Sapphire has a rechargeable and reloadable fill capacity; it can be activated monthly by inputting a unique, prescription-only authorization code, delivered via a radio-frequency identification card that is mailed to the patient.

Migraine Associated With Increased Risk for Postsurgical 30-Day Hospital Readmission for Pain

Migraine Associated With Increased Risk for Postsurgical 30-Day Hospital Readmission for Pain

Patients with migraine headaches—particularly those accompanied by aura—may be at significantly increased risk for 30-day hospital readmission because of pain after surgery.

Overuse of Neuroimaging in the Emergency Department Reported for Pediatric Headache

Overuse of Neuroimaging in the Emergency Department Reported for Pediatric Headache

Investigators examined rates, predictors, and outcomes of neuroimaging in pediatric and adolescent patients who presented to the ED with a headache.

Erenumab May Help Prevent Migraines in Patients With Heart Disease

Erenumab May Help Prevent Migraines in Patients With Heart Disease

Investigators assessed the effect of erenumab on total exercise time, time to exercise-induced angina, and ST depression in patients with stable angina.

No Significant Clinical Differences Between Cluster Headaches With and Without Aura

No Significant Clinical Differences Between Cluster Headaches With and Without Aura

No significant clinical differences have been found between individuals with cluster headache who experience aura vs no aura.