Category: "Migraine"

Arts and craft activities, computer use may stave off memory problems

Arts and craft activities, computer use may stave off memory problems

People who participate in arts and craft activities and who socialize in middle and old age may delay the development in very old age of the thinking and memory problems that often lead to dementia, according to a new study published in the April 8, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the […]

Researchers Discover Protein Relationship Linked to Brain Malformation

Researchers Discover Protein Relationship Linked to Brain Malformation

Researchers uncover relationship between two proteins linked to cerebral cavernous malformations Researchers have uncovered new details about the relationship between two proteins associated with the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations, a little understood neurovascular disorder. The study appears in The Journal of Cell Biology. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) are abnormal groups of small blood vessels […]

New study challenges scientific theory about role of hippocampus in unconscious memory

New study challenges scientific theory about role of hippocampus in unconscious memory

A new study by a UT Dallas researcher challenges a long-accepted scientific theory about the role the hippocampus plays in our unconscious memory. For decades, scientists have theorized that this part of the brain is not involved in processing unconscious memory, the type that allows us to do things like button a shirt without having […]

Noninvasive VNS Device Proves Itself Safe and Effective

Noninvasive VNS Device Proves Itself Safe and Effective

Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS) ‘improves the safety and tolerability of VNS making it more accessible and facilitating further investigations across a wide range of uses when compared with surgically implanted VNS’ according to a review in the European Journal of Neurology. The review then went on to look at the efficacy of both surgically implanted […]

American Migraine Foundation plans to create Migraine Patient Registry and Biorepository

American Migraine Foundation plans to create Migraine Patient Registry and Biorepository

Migraine affects 36 million Americans, can have a major impact on patients’ quality of life, and even on their relationships. The World Health Organization estimates that migraine is the third most prevalent medical disorder in the world, the 4th most disabling among women and the 7th most disabling overall. Yet, migraine research (and headache research […]

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