Neurology

 
Migraine-specific Preventive Therapies Can Be a Primary Care Tool, Leading Investigator Says
March 09, 2022

Migraine-specific preventive therapies should be in the primary care toolbox, according to headache specialist Jessica Ailani, MD.

Migraine Perspectives with Jessica Ailani, MD: Start Migraine Care in Primary Care
March 09, 2022

Migraine headache specialist and researcher Jessica Ailani, MD, fully supports primary care as the setting for the majority of the treatment for the disease.

10 Questions on Migraine Impact, Diagnosis, & Treatment Based on the OVERCOME Study
March 08, 2022

Lifetime use of opioids for migraine was found to be higher than for triptan medications. Try these 10 questions on other OVERCOME findings.

Unmet Needs in US Migraine Headache Management: OVERCOME Study First Data
March 03, 2022

Findings on use of acute and preventive migraine therapy continue to reveal gaps with far more patients eligible than the proportions using either type.

Largest Genetic Study of Migraine to Date Identifies New Risk Factors
March 02, 2022

Researchers identified over 120 regions connected to risk of migraine, of which 86 were previously unknown.

Migraine Linked to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications in Preliminary Study
February 28, 2022

Researchers also found that women with migraine with aura had a higher risk of preeclampsia than those with migraine without aura.

Study: Poor Outcomes Linked to Cannabis Use in Patients with Cerebrovascular Diagnoses
February 15, 2022

Marijuana use is linked to increased perioperative mortality among patients admitted to the hospital for cerebrovascular diagnoses, according to research presented at ISC 2022.

Relapse After Smoking Cessation is High Among Stroke, TIA Survivors: New Findings
February 11, 2022

The 5-year cumulative relapse rate among early quitters was nearly 40% in a large international cohort of stroke patients, according to an abstract presented at ISC22.

Burden of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Ischemic Stroke is Substantial According to New Study
February 11, 2022

Atrial fibrillation-related ischemic stroke may be a factor in hospital deaths among over 50% of older adults, suggests new findings presented at the International Stroke Conference.

Two-thirds of Americans with Mental Illness Support Use of Psychedelics, Survey Finds
January 20, 2022

Americans with anxiety, depression, and PTSD would be willing to try ketamine, psilocybin, and MDMA if they worked better than traditional medications, a Harris Poll finds.