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Help Shape the Future of Headache Research!

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the American Headache Society (AHS) have partnered to develop headache research priorities – and the broader headache community is now welcomed to provide feedback on this effort. Help shape what future headache research could look like by providing your input today! Learn more.

Medication overuse headache.

PACAP Signaling: A New Mechanism of Medication Overuse Headache from Opioids?

A recent animal study shows that inhibiting pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide alleviates medication overuse headache following morphine. The findings have interesting translational potential.
Self-management as a migraine treatment.

CHESS – A Negative Trial of Self-Management as a Migraine Treatment: What’s the Next Move?

Findings from the Chronic Headache Education and Self-management Study (CHESS) showed that self-management did not improve migraine symptoms, but there is reason for optimism, nonetheless.
The geography of pain.

The Geography of Pain: Country versus Country, Province versus Province, State versus State

A recent study comparing pain levels between the US and Canada highlights the importance of socioeconomic status as a contributor to pain, as do subnational analyses in each country.



The Role of Lifestyle Factors in Migraine and How to Implement Behavioral Change: A Podcast with Elizabeth Seng

In this MSC podcast, Elizabeth Seng discusses how lifestyle factors, including stress, sleep, diet, and physical activity contribute to migraine, and the best way to implement behavioral change to improve the lives of people who have this disorder.
Behavioral therapies for migraine.

Behavioral Therapies for Migraine: A Podcast with Dawn Buse

In this MSC podcast, Dr. Dawn Buse discusses how she began her career as a migraine researcher and clinical psychologist, the use of behavioral therapies for migraine, and some of her most important epidemiological research findings to date.

The Untapped Opportunity to Better Understand Migraine in Children and Adolescents: A Podcast with Serena Orr

In this MSC podcast, Serena Orr discusses her path to pediatric migraine research, some of her recent work on the role of anxiety and depression in kids with migraine, how adverse childhood experiences affect pediatric migraine, as well as the need for more funding of headache research.

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