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Marijuana For Migraines?
Is it true that marijuana can treat migraine headaches? How much do you have to smoke? How effectively does it relieve migraines? Does it affect how frequently the headaches occur? (Source: Dr. Weil Q and A)
Source: Dr. Weil Q and A - May 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Arkansas Covention Center Troubles Dog Texarkana Investor
Dr. Hiren D. Patel’s investments in a convention center and hotels on both sides of Texarkana have turned into one financial headache after another. Consider: The internist’s hotel on the Texas side of the state line filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in November. At the end of March, Patel filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy for his Texarkana Hotels LLC, which owns the combination Arkansas Convention Center and Holiday Inn on the Arkansas side. On April 1, Patel and his wife, Nila Patel, who live in Texarkana, Texas, filed for personal bankruptcy reorganization. In the detailed bankruptcy report filed las...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 2, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Arkansas Convention Center Troubles Dog Texarkana Investor
Dr. Hiren D. Patel’s investments in a convention center and hotels on both sides of Texarkana have turned into one financial headache after another. Consider: The internist’s hotel on the Texas side of the state line filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in November. At the end of March, Patel filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy for his Texarkana Hotels LLC, which owns the combination Arkansas Convention Center and Holiday Inn on the Arkansas side. On April 1, Patel and his wife, Nila Patel, who live in Texarkana, Texas, filed for personal bankruptcy reorganization. In the detailed bankruptcy report filed las...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 2, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Causes Vomiting?
Discussion Regurgitation is a passive expulsion of ingested material out of the mouth. It is a normal part of digestion for ruminants such as cows and camels. Nausea is an unpleasant abdominal perception that the person may describe as feeling ill to the stomach, or feeling like he/she is going to vomit. Anorexia is frequently observed. Nausea is usually associated with decreased stomach activity and motility in the small intestine. Parasympathetic activity may be increased causing pale skin, sweating, hypersalivation and possible vasovagal syndrome (hypotension and bradycardia). Retching or dry heaves is when there are sp...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 2, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Surgery for chronic temporal headaches: Simplified approach shows good results
A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to new research. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical Care in Rural America: Don’t Be Afraid to Visit the City
Life in rural America is a bit different than life in the more developed areas. In many small towns, the family doctor is the only physician one ever sees. The concept of seeing a specialist is not something patients are open to. Few doctors are willing to push the issue unless the need is critical. This is the basic premise that nearly destroyed me. I was in my early 30s when I went to the doctor. I was married with two children. I had a full-time job and was overwhelmed. My father had recently had a series of heart attacks, my son was suffering from migraine headaches and I was terrified because my mother had died of a b...
Source: Psych Central - April 29, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pam German Tags: Addictions Chronic Pain Depression Disorders General Personal Stories Psychiatry Psychotherapy Treatment Antidepressant Back injury General Practitioner Opioid Physician Psychology rural living Seizure specialist Source Type: news

Concussion in the military: an evidence-base review of mTBI in US military personnel focused on posttraumatic headache - Holtkamp MD, Grimes J, Ling G.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined as an alteration in brain function caused by an external force. Mild TBI or concussion is now well recognized to be a risk of military service as well as participation in athletic sports such as football. Posttraumat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Surgery for chronic temporal headaches -- simplified approach shows good results
(Wolters Kluwer Health) A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to an 'Ideas and Innovations' paper in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

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Updated Date: Apr 28, 2016 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - April 28, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Opinion Makers: Chronic Versus Episodic Migraine
(MedPage Today) -- Richard Lipton, MD, distinguishes the two and discusses risk factors for progression (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - April 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

HEADACHE RELIEF EXTRA STRENGTH (Acetaminophen, Aspirin And Caffeine) Tablet, Film Coated [GREAT LAKES WHOLESALE, MARKETING, SALES, INC.]
Updated Date: Apr 27, 2016 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - April 27, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Updated guidance on botulinum toxin formulations for four indications
The American Academy of Neurology has issued an update to its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Source Type: news

HEADACHE RELIEF EXTRA STRENGTH (Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Caffeine) Tablet, Film Coated [FRED'S, INC.]
Updated Date: Apr 26, 2016 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - April 26, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

HEADACHE RELIEF PM (Acetaminophen, Aspirin, And Diphenhydramine Citrate) Tablet, Film Coated [Walgreens]
Updated Date: Apr 26, 2016 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - April 26, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Financier Sandy Weill and wife Joan aim to advance brain research with $185 million gift
Financier Sanford I. “Sandy” Weill and his wife, Joan, on Tuesday announced a $185 million gift for brain research that they hope will radically change the way we approach such issues as mental illnesses, migraines and sleep by bringing them under the umbrella of neurosciences. The gift — one of the largest in history in this field — will go […] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Tags: brain & mental health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Drugs for the acute treatment of migraine in children and adolescents
Cochrane Review provides guidance on what drugs can help kids with migrainesMigraine is a painful and debilitating disorder that is common in children (under 12 years of age) and adolescents (12 to 17 years of age). Common symptoms reported during a migraine attack are headache, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Many treatments for migraine are available, of which the most common are paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen), ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatories; and triptans. Not all triptan medications are approved for use in children or adolescents, and approvals vary from country to country.A tea...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 25, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Headache Management After Subarachnoid HemorrhageHeadache Management After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
How effectively do medications help manage subarachnoid hemorrhage-associated headache pain? The usual treatment options may be lacking, a new study suggests. American Journal of Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Trading in Medical Data: Is this a Headache Or An Opportunity for Pathologists and Clinical Laboratories
Legislation has been introduced that, if passed, would ensure health consumers have the opportunity to see and correct information held by data brokers When it comes to patient privacy, pathologists and clinical laboratory managers may be spending more time addressing a growing issue with the patient data their labs create and store. Third-party data brokers […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 25, 2016 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Sales and Marketing analytics big data CDC centers for disease control and prevention Chesley Source Type: news

CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Possible Health Risk
CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 23, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Spring is here! Tick and Lyme disease prevention tips
Springtime temperatures and warmer, sun-filled days are synonymous with outdoor play. Kids of all ages shed their winter jackets; break out their tricycles, bicycles and more, and head outside for playtime. But outdoor activities are also synonymous with tick exposure. So how can you prepare your family for the tick season? The Boston Children’s Hospital’s Director of Infectious Disease Outpatient Practice, Dr. Catherine Lachenauer offers tips on how to avoid tick exposure and steps to take if your child gets a tick bite. “First and foremost, prevention is key,” says Lachenauer. “Avoid areas at the edge of t...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 22, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Ask the Expert Diseases & Conditions Kids' Safety Catherine Lachenauer Infectious Disease Outpatient Practice lyme disease Source Type: news

Migraine Headaches, Vision Effects
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 22, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Get On Top of Headaches: 10 New Findings
Headache was a hot topic at the AAN Annual Meeting, and several studies have added to the literature. This slideshow summarizes the latest developments. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - April 21, 2016 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Pain Headache Source Type: news

eNeura, Inc. Receives CE Mark Label Extension Expanding Use of SpringTMS(R) to Include Migraine Prevention
SpringTMS is now available to patients in the United Kingdom for acute treatment of migraine and migraine prevention BALTIMORE, April 21, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- eNeura, Inc., a privately held medical technology company, annou... Devices, Neurology, RegulatoryeNeura, SpringTMS, migraine, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 21, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New heart drugs struggle to win sales as doctors hold back
LONDON (Reuters) - New heart drugs hailed as breakthrough treatments by researchers are struggling to gain traction among prescribing doctors, posing a headache for makers such as Novartis, which reported more weak sales for its Entresto medicine on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Dr. Reddy’s Promius launches Zembrace SymTouch in US to treat acute migraine
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories subsidiary Promius Pharma has launched Zembrace SymTouch in the US to treat patients with acute migraine. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - April 21, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Internet petition wants Congress to oust CDRH head Shuren
A group of upset citizens are petitioning for the removal of FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health head Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, stating dissatisfaction with the control of devices such as Bayer‘s (ETR:BAYN) Essure and power morcellators. The movement, which started as an email campaign last October in which 100s of angry individuals sent templated letters to Shuren asking him to revoke the PMA for Bayer’s Essure has now manifested into a petition to congress to fire him for “putting industry concerns before patient safety,” according to MD+DI. The movement is being led by LASIK activist and former...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Source Type: news

5 symptoms of painful TMJ disorders
Are you struggling at work because of headaches, earaches and problems with your jaw? You could be dealing with the effects of stress or with an actual medical condition. While a challenging time at work can cause anyone to have a headache or not feel at his or her best, a person suffering from disorders of the temporomandibular joint, which is commonly referred to as the TMJ, may need therapeutic management or, in severe cases, surgical treatment. TMJ disorders can make it difficult to eat, speak… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 20, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sponsor content from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Source Type: news

5 symptoms of painful TMJ disorders
Are you struggling at work because of headaches, earaches and problems with your jaw? You could be dealing with the effects of stress or with an actual medical condition. While a challenging time at work can cause anyone to have a headache or not feel at his or her best, a person suffering from disorders of the temporomandibular joint, which is commonly referred to as the TMJ, may need therapeutic management or, in severe cases, surgical treatment. TMJ disorders can make it difficult to eat, speak… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sponsor content from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Source Type: news

AAN updates botulinum toxin guidelines for most established uses
VANCOUVER – A new American Academy of Neurology practice guideline on the efficacy and safety evidence for botulinum toxin treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, spasticity, and headache has... (Source: Clinical Neurology News)
Source: Clinical Neurology News - April 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

AAN updates botulinum toxin guidelines for most established uses
VANCOUVER – A new American Academy of Neurology practice guideline on the efficacy and safety evidence for botulinum toxin treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, spasticity, and headache has... (Source: Family Practice News)
Source: Family Practice News - April 19, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Migraine Linked to Increased Birth ComplicationsMigraine Linked to Increased Birth Complications
Active migraine in pregnant mothers may lead to increased preeclampsia and premature delivery, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's migraine injection enters US market
Dr Reddy's Laboratories (DRL) today said its acute migraine treatment injection ZembraceSymTouch is now commercially available in the US market. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 19, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
Title: Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - April 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

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Updated Date: Apr 19, 2016 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - April 19, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Experts: Botox found effective for chronic migraine
HealthDay News Botox is a safe and effective treatment for chronic migraine and three other neurological disorders, the American Academy of Neurology says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botulinum Toxin Guidelines Overhauled
(MedPage Today) -- Strong evidence supports specific formulations in spasticity, chronic migraine (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - April 19, 2016 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine: Experts
American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New AAN Guideline on Use of Botulinum NeurotoxinsNew AAN Guideline on Use of Botulinum Neurotoxins
The American Academy of Neurology has released new recommendations on the use of botulinum neurotoxin products in the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 18, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Botox, Migraine (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-CGRP agent delivered durable episodic migraine prevention
VANCOUVER – An investigational antibody that targets the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor may be efficacious and safe in the longer term for preventing episodic migraine, data from an... (Source: Clinical Neurology News)
Source: Clinical Neurology News - April 18, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Anti-CGRP agent delivered durable episodic migraine prevention
VANCOUVER – An investigational antibody that targets the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor may be efficacious and safe in the longer term for preventing episodic migraine, data from an... (Source: Family Practice News)
Source: Family Practice News - April 18, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
MONDAY, April 18, 2016 -- Botox is a safe and effective treatment for chronic migraine and three other neurological disorders, an updated guideline from the American Academy of Neurology says. Long used to smooth wrinkles, botulinum toxin is made... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

OLMA-XXI, Inc. Recalls Norven Herring in Oil Because of Possible Health Risk
OLMA-XXI, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling NORVEN herring in oil, Lot 530611, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 15, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Migraine and the Risk of Suicide - Aly Z, Rosen N, Evans RW.
Rarely and tragically, migraineurs commit suicide or overdose on medications we prescribe.© 2016 American Headache Society. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Which kids are most likely to have prolonged concussion symptoms?
This study is another step closer to improving the care of our young patients, and getting them back to school, learning, and a healthy life. Related Post:Editorial calls for more research on link between football…Home score for strep throat in adults could avoid…Overweight children are at risk for heart disease as adultsFalling TVs injure 17,000 kids a yearIs football safe for kids?The post Which kids are most likely to have prolonged concussion symptoms? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog. (Source: New Harvard Health Information)
Source: New Harvard Health Information - April 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Authors: Mark Proctor, MD Tags: Brain and cognitive health Children's Health Parenting concussion prolonged concussion symptoms Source Type: news

Autonomic Technologies Appoints Niamh Pellegrini as President and Chief Executive Officer
REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - Autonomic Technologies, Inc. (ATI) today announced the appointment of Niamh Pellegrini to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer and member of its board of directors. In this role, M... Devices, Neurology, PersonnelAutonomic Technologies, Pulsante, cluster headache (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 13, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hypoxia, a Turning Point in Migraine Pathogenesis?Hypoxia, a Turning Point in Migraine Pathogenesis?
A recent study suggests that the induction of hypoxia could be a valuable model for furthering our understanding of the pathophysiology of migraine with aura. Brain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

3 of My Favorite Natural Sex Boosters
Let’s talk about the “S” word. New research shows that sex can help keep your mind sharp as tack as you grow older — and I’m not surprised. Sex can be a great tool for protecting or improving your health Researchers in the U.K. recently tested more than 6,800 people between the ages of 50 and 89. Those with active sex lives scored an amazing 23% higher on cognitive word tests than those with inactive sex lives.1 That’s because your sex hormones are linked to your brain’s reward center. And reward processing plays a fundamental role in motivation, learning and cognition — both fo...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - April 12, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Source Type: news