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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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European Patients’ Rights Day, TODAY, April 18

Patients claim their right to participate in Decision about their HEalth Patients have the right to participate in making decisions about their health, either through patient organizations in public policies that affect them or through the sharing of information and consensus with their doctor, for example, about what treatment to follow. This is one of…
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FACING MIGRAINE TOGETHER

Finish headache magazine Text: Mirva Hämäläinen (Ed. Herttakaisa Kettunen)This article was first published in Finnish in Migraine Association of Finland’s magazine Päänsärky. It was translated by volunteer Ms Venla Kallio. Ms Mirva Hämäläinen is also a volunteer in Migraine Association of Finland   For her master's thesis, Mirva Hämäläinen collected reports from people with migraine about…
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European Migraine Day of Action 2017

  Next 12th of September 2017 will take place the European Migraine Day of action. The first ever European migraine day of action took place on 2006. Various patient support representatives, and patient organization throughout Europe are working to make the day a success. People live with migraine but no one knows about it. Migraine needs…
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Migraine at work -Questions

Frequently asked questions Is migraine a disability? What rights do I have at work? It may be – the answer depends upon your own individual circumstances. As a migraine sufferer, you are likely to be classified as disabled if your migraine headaches have a long term and substantial effect on your ability to carry out…
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