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Migraine Rx in the ED: A Systematic Review
Here: highlights from a systematic review that these authors view as a substantial step forward in establishing an evidence-based approach to migraine treatment in the acute care setting.
What’s New with Headaches?
So many good headache studies . . . so little time! Here's a little help.
Preparing for Your Recertication Exams? 9 Helpful Hints for Busy Physicians
When is a headache more than just a headache? How best to treat a corneal ulcer? When can a patient with asthma safely undergo elective surgery? Here: tips to help you prepare for your recertification exam—and to help you in your daily practice.
Respiratory Diagnoses Missed, Alzheimer Biomarkers, and More
In the news: respiratory disease underdiagnosed, Alzheimer biomarkers, Crohn disease microbiome, migraine device, sleep apnea and diabetes.
Stroke Prevention, Heart Disease and Women, and More
In the news: stroke prevention, heart disease and women, migraine and depression, cholinesterase inhibitors and dementia, multivitamins and cataract risk.
About Pain: 10 Things You Should Know
Chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes mellitus, heart disease, and cancer combined. Here are some facts and figures about pain for you to consider.
Brain and Nervous System Disorders: 11 Things to Keep in Mind
Neurological disorders have been considered a significant threat to public health for some time. Take a look at these facts and figures.
Who Needs Beta-Blockers? Analysis Raises Questions
A new analysis of data from a large international registry finds that use of beta-blockers in patients with and without a history of coronary artery disease does not reduce cardiovascular events.
Podcast: Migraine—6 Steps to Counter Refractory Headaches
In many patients, episodic migraines increase in frequency and transform into a refractory pattern.
Podcast: Migraine—When the Headaches Keep on Coming
What are the factors that underlie the transformation of episodic migraine to refractory migraine? Dr Susan Hutchinson explains.
When Is a "Sick" Headache a Migraine?
A bad ("sick" or killer) headache is usually a migraine if underlying organic causes of pain are ruled out.
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