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A Shocking Treatment for Cluster Headaches
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an easy-to-use device to treat pain associated with episodic cluster headaches.
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Migraine Patch on Hold for Now
Teva Pharmaceuticals has suspended sales, marketing and distribution for now for the Zecuity (sumatriptan iontophoretic transdermal system) patch.
Got Migraines? Check Your Heart
Women who have been diagnosed with migraines may have a slightly raised risk of heart disease events and heart-related death, a new study found.
Headache and IBS: A Potential Link
A relationship between headaches and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Surprisingly, there may be one.
The Asthma-Migraine Connection
If you have asthma, you may be more likely to develop another common condition.
6 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Did you know that Botox injections can do more than give your face a lift? Botox is actually a drug made from the toxins of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and it’s good for more medical marvels than you may expect.   
Alternative Migraine Treatments
Migraines can be a pain. Literally. Migraine headaches can cause intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in the head that is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. While migraines can be debilitating, there are some simple ways to cope. If migraines are getting to you, consider giving these treatments a whirl.  
Novel Migraine Rx Comes to US
JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) today announced that ZECUITY®, the first and only patch system designed to provide relief from migraine, is now available by prescription through specialty pharmacies.