Tag: "headaches" at medical news
Obesity linked to risk of severe headaches
...lso analyzed. Results indicated that chronic daily headaches
are more prevalent in obese and morbidly obese peo...e 40.2 percent of the time. The length of time the headaches
were endured did not differ significantly among the groups. "The findings suggest that people with o...
Bright arctic light can lead to migraine
...r in countries in the arctic area may lead to more headaches
for people with migraine, according to research th...the women had seasonal variations in the amount of headaches
they experienced. Nearly half (47 percent) of those with migraine with aura had more frequent attack...
American Academy of Neurology sums up scientific highlights from 57th annual meeting
...headache is overuse of headache medications. These headaches
are difficult to treat once they occur, since with...ook prednisone for five days during withdrawal had headaches
that lasted only about half as long as those who received no treatment. This therapy may help patien...
Acupuncture treatment no more effective than sham treatment in reducing migraine headaches
...s who received true acupuncture had no decrease in headaches
as compared with those who received sham acupunctu...ncture was associated with a reduction of migraine headaches
compared with no treatment; however, the effects were similar to those observed with sham acupunctur...
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
...cal team: there has not been a higher incidence of headaches
than in a group of women not undergoing bedrest. That is not to say, however, that there are no effects arising from simulated weightlessness, as Elisabeth points out: "I feel fine, except for the fact that from time to time I forget I've got legs. ...
UVa Health System doctors study surgery to stop epileptic seizures
...nt and the risk of annoying complications (such as headaches
and depression) is 15 percent. However, the risk of dying from epilepsy without surgery over the course of a patient's life is relatively high. People who may undergo epilepsy surgery are first evaluated in UVa's Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, where ...
Mayo Clinic case series illuminates connection between welding, brain damage
...veloped over time, including cognitive impairment, headaches
and tremor in six of the patients, and balance problems in five patients. Each patient was diagnosed with neurotoxicity from welding fumes after undergoing testing appropriate to the patient's complaints, such as blood and urine testing, brain MRI an...
Acupuncture cuts tension headache rates by almost half
... rates drop by almost half - suffering 7 days less headaches
over the four weeks following the treatment. Thos...ile the control group experienced 1.5 less days of headaches
- a drop of just a tenth. Improvements to headache rates continued for months after the acupuncture ...
The Epilepsy Foundation issues Call to Action
...eptic neurological pain symptoms, such as migraine headaches
and tremors, and for psychiatric conditions, such as mood and bipolar disorders. According to experts, there were more than 56 million prescriptions written last year making anticonvulsants the fifth most prescribed class of medications. "The Epile...
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...e of 64 percent. Side effects included persistent headaches
in two patients and a partial seizure in another patient. Rigamonte says that his team will continue to follow these patients to determine how long it takes on average to cure the AVMs. (Abstract #180, Proceedings of the American Society for Therapeu...
High doses of ibuprofen cause significant GI bleeding, despite safety profile
...ter (OTC) and prescription NSAIDs for pain relief, headaches
and arthritis. Although long-term use of NSAIDs in high doses can provide great benefit in terms of anti-inflammatory effects, pain relief and cardioprotective effects, there is an increased risk of gastrointestinal complications ranging from stomac...
Study shows people unaware of harmful effects of painkillers
...e-counter and prescription NSAIDs for pain relief, headaches
and arthritis, with nearly 25 percent exceeding the recommended dosage. Although long-term use of NSAIDs in high doses can provide great benefit in terms of anti-inflammatory effects, pain relief and cardioprotective effects, there is an increased r...
U of MN study shows nicotine vaccine has promise for helping smokers quit
...s injected. Some of the participants also reported headaches
and muscle pain, which in all cases went away in a few days. "No differences were noted in withdrawal symptoms between participants who received the vaccine and those who got the placebo," Hatsukami said. "We also did not see a compensatory smoking b...
New pain research: Routine Tylenol for nursing home residents with dementia increases activity
...res, diabetic neuropathy, chronic low back pain or headaches
are the most likely to benefit from routine analgesics, such as Tylenol. "The current findings are particularly noteworthy because they were obtained with acetaminophen, a mild analgesic that does not carry the side-effect risks of more potent opioi...
Adults also suffer from cyclical vomiting syndrome
...und that 28 out of 40patients experienced migraine headaches
during or between episodes. 93% ofpatients experienced a phase known as the prodrome, indicating the approach ofan episode of CVS. Panic attacks were also "surprisingly prevalent". Theauthors found that "in two thirds of our adult CVS patients, pani...
Mobile phone use not linked to increased risk of glioma brain tumours
...ma is the most common type. Early symptoms include headaches
and feelings of nausea. The causes of these tumours are currently unknown. The study was conducted between 1 December 2000 and 29 February 2004 and included people living in the Thames region, southern Scotland, Trent, the West Midlands and West Yor...
Headache, sleep problems connected in children
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that frequent headaches
in children appear to be associated with sleep pro...udy investigator. "The number of patients who have headaches
and also sleep disturbance surprised us. They also have the same sleep disturbance: a delay in sleep...
MIST study explores link between migraines and hole in heart
... about half of those patients have severe migraine headaches
with aura. Dr. Wilmshurst was among the first researchers to observe improvement in migraine headaches
in patients who, for other medical reasons, had a procedure to seal the PFO. To definitively determ...
H5N1 avian flu virus vaccine induces immune responses in healthy adults
...stemic complaints of fever, malaise, muscle aches, headaches
and nausea occurred with the same frequency in all dosage groups as in the placebo group Lab tests did not reveal any clinically significant abnormalities The vaccine, made from an inactivated H5N1 virus isolated in Southeast Asia in 2004, was man...
Evidence of estrogen and progesterone hormone allergy has been discovered by Texas researchers
...menstrual cycle disorders like asthma and migraine headaches
may be experiencing allergies to their own estrogen and progesterone hormones, Texas researchers have discovered. Russell Roby, M.D., director of the Roby Institute, Dr. Dick Richardson, professor at The University of Texas at Austin, and Dr. Aristo ...
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