Association of cardiovascular risk and migraine

Jun 15-2016 By

A study to evaluate the association between migraine and incident cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular mortality in women has just been published. There were 115,541 participants aged 25 – 42 years at the start who were free of angina and cardiovascular disease. The participants were drawn from the community of nurses. The primary outcome of the… Read more »

2016 Research Funding Opportunity

May 16-2016 By

If you are a researcher looking for further grant funding we would draw your attention to the US based Migraine Research Foundation. They have just issued their annual Request for Proposals, along with the Association of Migraine Disorders. Submissions are due back by July 29 2016. Specific Application instructions are at: https://migraineresearchfoundation.org/for-researchers/rfp-and-grant-application/ They have funded… Read more »

MEDICATION-OVERUSE HEADACHE

Jul 24-2015 By

Christina Sun-Edelstein, MD “Years ago when I first started getting headaches I would take 2 paracetamol and the headache would go away in an hour.  Now I have a headache almost every day and it doesn’t even budge with 8 paracetamol!” “Imigran used to work really well in getting rid of my migraines.  But, the… Read more »

Today Tonight

Jul 24-2015 By

Following the Today Tonight segment on Channel 7 last week that reported on developments in migraine treatments, Christina Sun-Edelstein, one of our neurologists wrote the following: “The identification of genetic mutations in migraine families has been crucial to our understanding of the causes of migraine as well as the development of treatments that can target… Read more »

BOTOX News

Jul 24-2015 By

2014 March – BOTOX® receives government funding for chronic migraine. BOTOX® for the Prevention of Chronic Migraine: From 1 March 2014, BOTOX® (botulinum toxin type A) treatment will be available on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for the prevention of headaches in adults with chronic migraine (headaches on at least 15 days per month… Read more »

Vestibular Migraine

Jul 20-2015 By

VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE Christina Sun-Edelstein, MD “I have had migraines since my teens.  The headaches are pretty severe, and I always vomit during them.  For a long time these headaches occurred only every few months, and if I went to sleep in a dark, quiet room, I’d feel much better after a few hours.  Lately I’ve… Read more »

2014 Headache Week

Jun 02-2015 By

If you are a researcher looking for further grant funding we would draw your attention to the US based Migraine Research Foundation. They have just issued their annual Request for Proposals, with research submissions due back by July 31 2015.