New oral migraine prevention drug approved by FDA

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Continuing the wave of cutting-edge new migraine drugs reaching the American market, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved the first oral calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) antagonist for acute migraine treatment.

Effective help is available for migraine sufferers

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Although its the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine is widely misunderstood and frequently undiagnosed.

Migraine sufferers have more nitrate-reducing microbes in their mouths

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

"perhaps there are connections between what people are eating, their microbiomes and their experiences with migraine."

Migraine may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Research has shown that migraine, especially when it occurs with an aura, is associated with an increased risk of stroke.

Migraine may permanently change brain structure

Posted in Medicine on 19th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

The study found that migraine raised the risk of brain lesions, white matter abnormalities and altered brain volume compared to people without the disorder.