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Migraine in Middle Age Linked to Increased Risk of Parkinson’s, Movement Disorders Later

A new study suggests that people who experience migraine in middle age may be more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, or other movement disorders later in life. Those who have migraine with aura may be at double the risk of developing Parkinson’s, according to the study published in the September 17, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Migraine-Sufferers at Possible Risk for Parkinson’s, Movement Disorders Later

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Migraine suffers may be at greater risk for developing Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders later in life, according to a new study published in the Sept. 17, 2014, online issue of Neurology ®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Those who have migraine with aura may be at double the risk for developing these disorders.

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Patients Waiting Too Long to See the Doctor? Try ‘Just-in-Time’ Management Methods, Researchers Urge

Using a pain clinic as a testing ground, researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that a management process first popularized by Toyota in Japan can substantially reduce patient wait times and possibly improve the teaching of interns and residents.

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Combining Epilepsy Drug, Morphine Can Result in Less Pain, Lower Opioid Doses

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Adding a common epilepsy drug to a morphine regimen can result in better pain control, fewer side effects and reduced morphine dosage, according to research by Fletcher White and colleagues at Indiana University.

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Meditation May Mitigate Migraine Misery

Meditation might be a path to migraine relief, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for Sept. 2014

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A study linking sex hormone levels in the blood to the risk of sudden cardiac arrest is just one of the story ideas included in the Sept. tip sheet from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. To pursue any of these stories, please contact the respective individual listed.

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Is Spooning Really The Best Position For Men With Back Pain?

A study using motion capture technology provides new information on the spinal strain produced by various sexual positions—suggesting that one position commonly recommended for all men with low back pain is not actually the best choice, reports a study in the journal Spine. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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NUS Researchers Invent Novel Microneedle Patch for Faster and Effective Delivery of Painkiller and Collagen

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A research team, led by Dr Kang Lifeng of the Department of Pharmacy at the NUS Faculty of Science, has successfully developed a simple technique to encapsulate lidocaine, a common painkiller, or collagen in the tiny needles attached to an adhesive patch. When applied to the skin, the microneedles deliver the drug or collagen rapidly into the skin without any discomfort to the user.

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Researchers Developing Noninvasive Method for Diagnosing Common, Painful Back Condition

An interdisciplinary research team in the Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Regenerative Medicine Institute and Department of Surgery received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the first imaging technique used to identify biomarkers that could indicate patients have a painful, degenerative back condition.

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More Common Procedures for Painful Facial Tics Carry High Costs, Reports Study in Neurosurgery

For patients who need surgery for facial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia, the most cost-effective procedure is the least often used, reports a study in the September issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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