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“Green light” to Lilly’s monoclonal antibody to migraine

Eli Lilly announces that the European Commission (EC) has approved the commercialization of galcanezumab ( Emgality ) as a prophylactic treatment of migraine in adults suffering from at least four days of migraine per month . Galcanezumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to the peptide related to the calcite gene (CGRP, for its acronym in English) associated with episodes […]

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Migraine Atlas by AEMICE

AEMICE together with Universidad de Sevilla (Seville University) and Novartis and a scientific committee of expert neurologists has created the Migraine Atlas by AEMICE 2018 which reflects the real situation of the 4.5 million people who suffer from migraine in Spain! Unlike other studies “Migraine Atlas” includes the patients and also their families perspective about their condition,

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Master on Headache Disorders

Copenhagen University is now offering a Master on Headache Disorders. It´s a continuing professional development programme for healthcare professionals. The programme of the Master on Headache Disorders requires a minimum of 6 individual visits to Copenhagen, Denmark over a two-year period: Modules 1 to 4 are organized with an e-learning self-study period followed by one week

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Brain and Migraine

100 Million Neurons Found Outside The Brain: Is there a link with migraine? Brain and Migraine Trupti Gokani, MD is a neurologist and author of The Mysterious Mind. She practices a blend of Western and Eastern medicine which focuses on the root cause and holistic treatment of a patient, combined with functional neurology. Dr. Gokani

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Women and Migrain

Women and Migraine Women and migraine: Estrogen may explain why women suffer more often migraines Spanish researchers have discovered that the role of this sex hormone around the trigeminal nerve could be key in migraine episodes, which could explain why woman suffer from them more often.  Sex hormones could play a key role in the

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Why are migraine patients skipping effective behavioral treatments?

Effective behavioral treatments for migraine are being eschewed by a significant number of sufferers, according to a new study led by headache researchers at NYU School of Medicine. Researchers found that about half of migraine patients who were referred by a headache center for specific behavioral treatment did not follow through with therapy. This occurred

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First monoclonal antibody therapy for prevention of migraine

First monoclonal antibody therapy for prevention of Migraine Aimovig recommended for marketing authorization 01/06/2018 The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting a marketing authorisation for Aimovig (erenumab), the first human monoclonal antibody therapy for prevention of migraine. Aimovig belongs to a new class of medicines that work by blocking the activity

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Arnold Neuralgia/Recurrent occipital pain cause

Recurrent, troublesome occipital pain associated with muscular tension is known as Arnold’s neuralgia, a strange condition. The condition of peripheral nerves can produce the pain of varying intensity as a reflex mechanism, depending on the degree of damage being considered. Some anatomical locations are often associated with these syndromes, with the exception of the occipital

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