Search Tag: Migraine

Cardiology Management

CV Event Risk Climbs in Women With Migraine

2016 14 Jun

Findings from a large study show that migraine is a risk marker for coronary events and cardiovascular death. This is especially true for women with migraine as they had a 50 percent higher risk for developing  major cardiovascular disease. The findings have been published in BMJ. Risk was elevated for angina/coronary revascularizations, stroke, and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Understanding Extreme Events in the Brain; How Do Seizures Develop?

2016 01 Mar

Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Oldenburg have developed a model whose behaviour on the brain – although based on strict rules – can apparently change spontaneously. There are also changes of this type in nature, for example, in the development of migraine attacks or epileptic seizures. The mechanism, described for the first time by the... Read more

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MRI Shows Brain Abnormalities in Migraine Patients

2013 26 Mar

A new study published online in the journal Radiology suggests that migraines are related to brain abnormalities present at birth and others that develop over time. Migraines are intense, throbbing headaches, sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. Some patients experience auras, a change in visual or sensory function that... Read more


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