Tag Archives: Headache

Emgality Approved to Treat Episodic Cluster Headache in Adults – Medical Bag

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm; Lilly) for injection for the treatment of episodic cluster headache in adults. The approval was based on the results from a phase 3 double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that included 106 patients diagnosed with episodic cluster headaches. Patients were randomized to receive either once-monthly Emgality 300mg administered… Read More »

Paroxysmal Pressing Headache Examined as a New Headache Syndrome – Neurology Advisor

According to a study published in Cephalalgia, paroxysmal pressing headache has been identified as a new headache syndrome marked by spontaneous attacks without accompaniments that last only a few minutes with pain located in 1 region of 1 side of the head, which can shift between episodes. The investigators of this prospective study sought to… Read More »

Behavioral Therapies May Treat Headache and Post-Concussive Symptoms – Neurology Advisor

January 10, 2019 Share this content: Earlier identification and intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mild traumatic brain injury. The treatment of posttraumatic headaches and post-concussive symptoms using mind-body interventions and behavioral therapies suggests that therapeutic interactions may improve outcomes, but further research is needed to have conclusive results, according to a systemic review… Read More »