16.9 percent of workers with any low back pain missed at least 1 day of work in previous 3 months.
A diagnosis of incident or new chronic pain may be twice as likely in patients with vs without gout.
Study evaluated safety profile of lasmiditan based on findings from the 2 phase 3 studies (SPARTAN and SAMURAI) for the treatment of acute migraine.
Children and adolescents undergoing infusion therapy for migraine were found to have higher levels of functional disability and a lower quality of life compared with patients not receiving infusion therapy.
The International Headache Society through roundtable discussion with stakeholders, such as the Clinical Trials and the Child and Adolescent Standing Committees, including lay people and pharmaceutical professionals, updated their guidelines for controlled trials of preventive treatment for migraines within the pediatric population.
Research study results showed that treatments for multiple sclerosis precipitated headaches and migraines.
Individuals with vs without migraine may be more likely to have comorbid dry eye disease.
Approximately half of the 14% of Americans who have severe headache and migraine report having tried interventions such as meditation, yoga, and deep breathing exercises.
Investigators conducted a meta-analysis to identify predictors of poor postoperative pain control with a goal of developing personalized care pathways to improve outcomes.
Persistent opioid use in opioid-naive adolescents and young adults undergoing surgery or dental procedures may be associated with long-term use of opioids by a relative.
The demographic characteristics and migraine diagnosis of pediatric patients with headache were found to be associated with the use of evidence-based medicine and prescriptions for opioids and barbiturates as first-line treatment.
An initial prescription of opioids for 4 to 7 days for the management of acute pain in the primary care setting was found to be sufficient.
More research is needed before widespread use of transcranial magnetic stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation can be suggested for mainstream clinical care.
New guidelines from the International Headache Society aim to affect the design, conduct, and reporting for clinical trials in migraine.
Aerobic exercise may be associated with a reduction in the number of migraine days.
Researchers found data to support psychological treatments to reduce the number of headaches and the headache index.
In an interview with Neurology Advisor, Robert Cowan, MD, FAAN explains how thunderclap headache may be the only early warning sign of vascular changes or brain injury.
Many providers stopped initiating opioid therapy from July 2012 to December 2017.
One in three children between the ages of 10 and 18 years said they had back pain in the past year.
Patients with migraine headache have increased odds of dry eye disease even after adjustment for confounders