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New drugs, decades in the making, are providing relief for migraines.

Nancy Baum Lipsitz remembers the night the pain began. She’d had a glass of white wine with a friend and went to bed with a terrible headache. The next day, she still felt horrible, the beginning of what she called a “rolling tide” of near constant migraines and lower level headaches. For three years she…
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YOGA AND MIGRAINE

What Can Yoga Do for Migraine Relief? Yoga can provide more than just physical fitness. It can bring calm and peace to your mind and body, as well as help with ailments such as anxiety, depression, and pain. It isn’t clear exactly how yoga changes the body in this manner, though the parasympathetic nervous system…
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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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ENFORCE CH

Have CLUSTER HEADACHES? Find out if you can take part in the ENFORCE study. If you take part in the study, you may receive: Investigational study medication for cluster headaches Study-related care from study doctors Compensation for travel *Health insurance and doctor referrals aren’t needed to participate You may be eligible to participate if you…
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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 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, the healthcare system,…
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Congratulations Kalina!!

We would like to give the warmest and biggest congratulations to our Board Officer and Cluster Headache Delegate, Kalina Tyminski!!! We are beyond proud to announce that Mrs. Tyminski just received a Certificate of Commendation for Young Volunteer Advocate from the EFNA Advocacy Awards 2018.  Thank you for all your hard work, dedication, outstanding contribution…
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Master of Headache Disorder

Copenhagen University is now offering a Master on Headache Disorders. It´s a continuing professional development programme for healthcare professionals. The programme 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 of face-to-face sessions at University of…
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Migraine Association of Ireland

Migraine Awareness Week 2018 MAI held an accredited Health Care Professional Seminar, during which two international speakers presented on Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment, and the Development of the new Anti-CGRP medication. Prof. Lars Edvinsson and Prof. Allan Purdy, both members of the IHS, followed this up by doing a webinar for members of the Irish…
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How to access innovative treatments by FindMeCure Foundation

FindMeCure Widget  Medical science has been rapidly advancing in the recent decades and we can prove that with many examples: new therapies for diabetes, the first vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer, oral treatments for Hepatitis C curing more than 90% of the cases, the first Lupus drug in 50 years, personalized medicines to…
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#MoveForMigraine

#MoveForMigraine Migraine remains an overlooked and misunderstood condition in many parts of Europe, including Belgium. The disease suffers from a lack of recognition and understanding, even from the first concerned parties (patients, caregivers, employers, etc.). This comes at a significant burden for the patients and at a high cost for society (1,650,000 working days lost…
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