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Neuroimaging in Headache Disorders: When Is It Necessary?

Neuroimaging in Headache Disorders: When Is It Necessary?

The use of neuroimaging as a diagnostic tool remains at the discretion of the clinician, necessitating more research to improve clinical understanding of primary and secondary headaches.

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Serum Vitamin D Levels and Risk for Migraine

Serum Vitamin D Levels and Risk for Migraine

Higher levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with lower risk for migraine headaches.

Migraine Associated With Self-Reported ADHD Symptoms in University Students

Migraine Associated With Self-Reported ADHD Symptoms in University Students

Migraine may be associated with self-reported attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder symptoms in university students.

Erenumab as a Therapy for Hard to Treat Episodic Migraine

Erenumab as a Therapy for Hard to Treat Episodic Migraine

Erenumab 140 mg is a well-tolerated and potentially effective preventive treatment for patients with episodic migraine, according to a phase 3b study.

Higher Headache Medication Use Not Associated With Higher Achievement Motivation

Higher Headache Medication Use Not Associated With Higher Achievement Motivation

Study showed no evidence for an effect of achievement motivation on the frequency of acute headache medication use.

Genetic Risk Score Predicts Response to Triptans for Migraines Without Aura

Genetic Risk Score Predicts Response to Triptans for Migraines Without Aura

Genetic risk scores that focus on 2 single-nucleotide polymorphisms associated with migraines without aura might help predict patient response to triptan treatment.

Nonexpert Clinicians Lack Tools for Diagnosing Headache Disorders

Nonexpert Clinicians Lack Tools for Diagnosing Headache Disorders

There is a need for a tool in primary care to aid in managing and diagnosing headache disorders.

Assessing Headache Management Practices at Community Pharmacies

Assessing Headache Management Practices at Community Pharmacies

Counseling practices and headache management indicate the need for training and education of pharmacists in an Ethiopian city to better serve individuals with headache complaints.

Lasmiditan NDA Submitted for Acute Treatment of Migraine

Lasmiditan NDA Submitted for Acute Treatment of Migraine

The NDA submission included data from two Phase 3 trials, SAMURAI and SPARTAN.

IV Fluid Use Up, Narcotics Use Down in Patients With Migraine Admitted to ED

IV Fluid Use Up, Narcotics Use Down in Patients With Migraine Admitted to ED

A study looked at use of IV fluids, ketorolac, dexamethasone, and DRAs prochlorperazine/metoclopramide from 1999-2000 to 2014 in the treatment of patients with migraine admitted to the ED.

Pain Acceptance May Reduce Headache-Related Disability in Migraine

Pain Acceptance May Reduce Headache-Related Disability in Migraine

Improved pain acceptance may be associated with a decrease in headache-related disability in patients with migraine.