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Risk for Suicide in Patients With Migraine and Psychiatric Comorbidities

Risk for Suicide in Patients With Migraine and Psychiatric Comorbidities

Although patients with migraine appear to be at a higher risk for suicide than the general population, migraineurs diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder do not show a suicide association.

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure May Not Reduce Migraine Headache Frequency

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure May Not Reduce Migraine Headache Frequency

Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale is not associated with a reduction in migraine headaches in patients with and without aura

Using the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire to Assess Pain Coping After Migraine Surgery

Using the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire to Assess Pain Coping After Migraine Surgery

Administration of the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire before and after migraine surgery may provide contextual information regarding migraine pain relative to other conditions.

Neurostimulation Effective in Refractory Cervicogenic Headaches

Neurostimulation Effective in Refractory Cervicogenic Headaches

Occipital nerve stimulation is a potentially safe and effective management strategy for daily moderate to severe refractory cervicogenic headaches.

Herpes Simplex Virus Treatment Successful on Severe Headache in Case Study

Herpes Simplex Virus Treatment Successful on Severe Headache in Case Study

Successful treatment of migraine headache with therapy specifically targeting herpes simplex virus infection is highlighted in a new case report.

Lomerizine Treatment May Increase Interictal Regional Cerebral Blood Flow

Lomerizine Treatment May Increase Interictal Regional Cerebral Blood Flow

Treatment with lomerizine increases interictal regional cerebral blood flow and may reduce migraine in chronic migraineurs.

Weight Loss as Effective as Migraine Education for Reducing Migraine Frequency

Weight Loss as Effective as Migraine Education for Reducing Migraine Frequency

A behavioral weight loss strategy confers benefits similar to those of migraine education in reducing the frequency of migraine headaches.

Migraines Possibly Prevented With Prophylactic Magnesium

Migraines Possibly Prevented With Prophylactic Magnesium

The included trials looked at magnesium administration among those with menstrual migraine, migraine with and without aura, and standard migraine symptoms.

Episodic Migraines Possibly Prevented With Subcutaneous Galcanezumab

Episodic Migraines Possibly Prevented With Subcutaneous Galcanezumab

Researchers have found that monthly subcutaneous injection of galcanezumab significantly reduce migraine headache days.

FDA Reviews Biologics License Application for Novel Migraine Prevention Treatment

FDA Reviews Biologics License Application for Novel Migraine Prevention Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a Biologics License Application for the investigational migraine prevention treatment, galcanezumab.