• Incidence of migraine varies among men, women

    7 days ago - By Healio

    PHILADELPHIA - The incidence of migraine among all U.S. adults stands at 2.2%, with 3.3% of those cases in women and 1.6% of those cases were in men, according to study results presented at the American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting.
    The finding is based on 95,821 participants of the Migraine in America Symptoms and Treatment Study, or MAST.
    “There are many migraine prevalence studies that have been done, but MAST is one of the few incidence studies involving migraine,” Richard B. Lipton, MD, and director of the Montefiore Headache Center at Albert Einstein
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  • Women with migraine at increased risk to have offspring with colic

    8 days ago - By Healio

    PHILADELPHIA - Biological mothers with migraine were more likely to have an infant who is colicky, while fathers with migraine were not, according to study findings presented at the American Headache Society Scientific Meeting.
    Amy Gelfand, MD, director of pediatric headache research at the University of California San Francisco and colleagues reviewed 1,419 online responses that assessed migraine, colic, anxiety, depression and allergy symptoms (number of surveys completed by women, 827). The mean age of female study participants was 28.9 years and 33.5% had migraine/probable migraine,
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