Distinct pattern of abnormal brain connection on fMRI can assist in the differentiation between a healthy brain and a brain with migraine without aura.
800,000 US adults surveyed; prevalence of heroin use increased from 0.17 to 0.32%.
Movement-based mind-body interventions could be effective alternatives to drugs, surgery, injections.
Findings based on review of 23 studies with variety of treatments compared with placebo.
Kratom most commonly used daily; few serious adverse events self-reported among users.
Ubrogepant, the newly approved calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist, can relieve migraine symptoms within 2 hours after initial dose.
Researchers argue that chronic migraine should not be solely defined by headache frequency alone.
Researchers found that a poor night’s sleep may increase risk for migraine the following day, rather than the next morning.
The longer patients continue with buprenorphine treatment, the lower their risk of adverse outcomes.
High-dose aspirin safe, effective for acute migraine; low-dose aspirin can prevent recurrent attacks.
Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on joint pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life.
Researchers found evidence for a divergent association between lifetime MDD and the prevalence and severity of symptoms in patients with migraine.
This study evaluated previously unreported data from the NHANES 2009-2010 and NHANES 2 (1976-1980) questionnaires that were used to compare axial pain rates among patients with and without inflammatory bowel disease.
Clinicians are routinely asked by their patients if CBD products are safe and effective, but research is lagging behind public acceptance.
Researchers found that overall research design and methodological criteria need to be examined closely to gauge true treatment effects in chronic pain clinical trials.
Patients with new-onset low back pain who initially consulted a chiropractor or physical therapist vs a primary care physician were found to have reduced risk for long-term opioid use.
Association more pronounced among children with autism plus developmental comorbidities
Odds of short- or long-term opioid use higher for initial visits with physicians for low back pain.
Appointment time and running behind schedule significantly affect likelihood of opioid prescription.
Discontinuing chronic opioid therapy for pain may not reduce mortality risk, and may be associated with an increased risk for overdose death.