Scientists identify new new drug that may stop migraines before they start

Scientists identify new new drug that may stop migraines before they start

Migraines can be debilitating and although a number of interventions exist, many only work for a certain time before they fail to prevent or relieve pain.

Dec 03, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

Although there are a number of possible factors that may trigger migraines, studies indicate that a rise in temperature could be a major migraine trigger. 

Apr 18, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Migraines more common among females – Know why

Migraines more common among females – Know why

This is because of of distinct differences found in mast cells, a type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system, says a study.

Feb 08, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Epilepsy patients face higher risks of domestic violence, sexual abuse: Study

In a recent analysis, experts have found that people suffering from epilepsy were seven-times more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems.

Oct 16, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Epileptics face higher risks of discrimination

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people with epilepsy are at significantly higher risk of experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population.

Sep 20, 2016, 23:02 PM IST

Vitamin deficiencies may up migraines

The findings revealed that a high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines had mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 -- a vitamin-like substance.

Jun 13, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Sleepwalkers feel no pain even if seriously injured

Although sleepwalkers have an increased risk for headaches and migraines while awake, during sleepwalking episodes they are unlikely to feel pain even when they suffer an injury, a new study finds.

Nov 08, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

Here's why women are likelier to suffer from migraine

 Migraines, which rank as one of the top 20 most disabling medical illnesses in the world, remain extremely common, affecting more than 36 million people in the United States alone and nearly three times as more women than men.

Jul 18, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

How to tell if you're having a migraine!

Migraines are painful headaches often localized in a certain area of the head. It is accompanied by a pronounced sensitivity to light and sound. It can last from 2 to 72 hours and can be treated.

Jun 27, 2015, 06:49 AM IST

Innovative treatment breaks chronic migraine cycle

People suffering from chronic migraine may soon heave a sigh of relief as researchers have found promise in a minimally invasive innovative treatment.

Mar 02, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Gene that helps reducing stroke risk found

 A gene that reduces the risk of stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been discovered.

Nov 25, 2014, 13:58 PM IST

Obese adults at higher risk of getting occasional migraines

Obese people are 81 percent more likely to have occasional migraines as compared to people of normal weight, according to a new study.

Sep 12, 2013, 12:19 PM IST

Lower incomes linked to migraines

Migraine headaches were found to be more likely to happen to people with lower household incomes, but tended to go into remission at the same rate for people at all income levels.

Sep 06, 2013, 08:53 AM IST

Migraines can permanently alter brain structure

A new study suggests that migraines may have long-lasting effects on the brain`s structure.

Aug 29, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Migraines `not linked to income levels`

Contrary to the theory that social stressors increase the rate of migraine in low-income people, researchers have found that the remission rate when migraines stop occurring for a time or for good was the same regardless of income.

Aug 29, 2013, 12:55 PM IST

Now, a headband to zap migraines

Scientists have developed a `Star Trek` style band which they claim could prevent migraines when worn across the forehead for twenty minutes a day.

Feb 08, 2013, 17:05 PM IST

Lightning may bring on headaches, migraines

Lightning may bring on a heightened risk of headache and migraines, says a new research by the University of Cincinnati (UC).

Jan 25, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

Drinking water may help curb headaches and migraines

Drinking water regularly can reduce the severity of headaches and migraines, a new study has claimed.

Aug 12, 2012, 16:15 PM IST

Migraines `not linked to mental decline`

Migraines currently affect about 20 percent of the female population, and while these headaches are common, there are many unanswered questions surrounding this complex disease.

Aug 11, 2012, 13:43 PM IST

Financial stress may cause heart attack, back pain and migraines

Worrying about money can increase risks of several significant health problems – such as heart attack, ulcers, migraines, back pain etc.

Apr 29, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

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