Latest Advances

  • Condition: Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and Migraine
  • Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: PFO Occluder Device
  • Number of Patients: 337
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a PFO occluder device to treat patients with PFO and migraines.
  • Condition: Chronic Migraine
  • Journal: Headache
  • Treatment Used: Multiple Cranial Nerve Blocks
  • Number of Patients: 64
  • Published —
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of multiple cranial nerve blocks as a preventive therapy for chronic migraine.
  • Condition: Episodic Migraine Without Aura
  • Journal: BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
  • Treatment Used: Acupuncture
  • Number of Patients: 150
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using acupuncture for the prevention of episodic migraines without aura.
  • Condition: Acute Severe Encephalopathy Caused by ATP1A2 Mutation of Familial Hemiplegic Migraine Type 2 (FHM2)
  • Journal: Neuropediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Early Treatment Preventing Glutamatergic Excitotoxicity and Protection of Mitochondria Function and Antimigraine Drug
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 15-year-old female diagnosed with acute severe encephalopathy caused by ATP1A2 mutation of familial hemiplegic migraine type 2 (FHM2) who underwent early treatment preventing glutamatergic excitotoxicity and protection of mitochondria function and the addition of an antimigraine drug.
  • Condition: Migraine with Aura
  • Journal: Pain research & management
  • Treatment Used: Aurastop vs. Magnesium
  • Number of Patients: 50
  • Published —
This study considered patients suffering from migraines with auras (sensory disturbances preceding migraines) in order to compare the effectiveness of Aurastop versus magnesium as treatments.
  • Condition: Migraine with Aura
  • Journal: Headache
  • Treatment Used: Lamotrigine
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study investigated whether lamotrigine was effective in treating migraines with aura.
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