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Migraines may raise depression risk in women, researchers findupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 16:19:00

Middle-aged women are roughly 40% more likely to become depressed if they experience migraine headaches, new research suggests.

Bachmann's condition adds to new focus on migrainesupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 16:37:00

The puzzle that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's migraine condition poses is emblematic of the confusion that has surrounded the disease for decades, if not millennia:

Will migraines impact Bachmann campaign?updated: Mon Jul 25 2011 16:37:00

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains to John King what Michele Bachmann's headaches may mean for her, her health and her campaign.

Migraines: More than just a headacheupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 07:22:00

When Alden Waters gets migraines, she feels as if her head is being squeezed into a vise. Depending on what she has eaten, she may vomit. The headache takes longer to go away if she can't rest and goes to teach her math classes anyway.

Bachmann's migraines are a phony issueupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 11:47:00

First of all: Michele Bachmann will not be getting my vote for president.

Fortune: Allergan's survival strategy: Botox everlastingupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 05:46:00

Big pharmaceutical companies aren't at a crossroads so much as on the edge of a cliff. Thanks to a special provision in patent laws for drugs, companies lose intellectual property protection on pharmaceuticals after 20 years. After that, exclusive rights to the drugs fall into an abyss of competition from other companies making much cheaper generic versions. The point at which pharma companies lose exclusive rights to their drugs is called the patent cliff.

What are eye floaters?updated: Mon May 30 2011 07:39:00

I'm 39 years old and have had a few floaters in both eyes for as long as I can remember. I go to the eye doctor every year for my glasses but forget to ask about these floaters. What causes them? Do I need to worry?

A guide to headache remediesupdated: Wed May 18 2011 07:09:00

Head hurts? Try one of these doctor-approved pain relievers.

What foods trigger migraines?updated: Mon May 16 2011 07:26:00

I have migraine headaches. What foods should I avoid to prevent my migraines?

Complex migraines: Searing pain, disrupted speechupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 15:18:00

Barbara A. Mosgrave of Annandale, Virginia, doesn't remember the first time it happened. It's still a blur. But she thinks the episodes began about 50 years ago. At least that's when she remembers someone telling her she was talking gibberish.

FDA approves Botox as migraine preventiveupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 22:37:00

Federal health authorities on Friday approved Botox injections for the prevention of chronic migraines in adults, an advance experts described as "modest."

Fortune: Allergan's Botox fine: good marketing?updated: Thu Sep 09 2010 15:47:00

Allergan launched a marketing campaign to promote Botox for treating migraines, despite the fact that the FDA never gave it the green light. As punishment, the company received a bill for $600 million -- in the form of a fine and settlment -- from the Department of Justice. Cindy McCain's Secret Struggle with Migrainesupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 12:47:00

The wife of GOP presidential hopeful John McCain kept her pain to herself on the campaign trail

Airplane air toxic?updated: Mon Aug 17 2009 13:58:00

CNN's Allan Chernoff takes a look at whether the air we breathe on airplanes could be toxic.

Scientists analyze blood to test for toxic airplane air exposureupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 13:58:00

Inside a freezer in a research laboratory at the University of Washington are blood and blood plasma samples from 92 people who suffer from mysterious illnesses, including tremors, memory loss and severe migraine headaches.

Facial surgery may offer migraine cureupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 13:50:00

Facial surgery that targets and removes small portions of migraine-triggering muscle or nerve tissue may offer permanent relief for some people with the debilitating headaches, a new study suggests.

Women's migraines linked to higher stroke, heart attack riskupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 11:35:00

Middle-aged and older women who have migraines with auras -- the flashing lights, a certain smell, or other sights or sounds that can signal oncoming pain -- appear to have a higher risk of strokes and heart attacks than their migraine-free peers, a new study suggests.

Halliburton, KBR sued for alleged ill effects of 'burn pits'updated: Tue Apr 28 2009 22:46:00

A series of civil lawsuits against defense contractors KBR and its former parent company Halliburton claims the companies endangered the health of U.S. troops and contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by unsafely burning massive amounts of garbage on U.S. bases.

Undo tension headache's gripupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 11:07:00

About 80 percent of us will suffer from a tension headache at some point. CNN's Judy Fortin reports on what you can do.

How to release the vise-grip of tension headachesupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 11:07:00

The stress of being unemployed and looking for a new job gives Lucille Jaesson a tension headache almost every day.

Beware the perils of caffeine withdrawalupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 10:54:00

Susan Todd loves her daily coffee fix. "I can drink four or five cups, easily, comfortably," said Todd, 59, of Clinton Township, Michigan.

Caffeine withdrawal symptomsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 10:54:00

If you miss your daily caffeine fix you might suffer from withdrawal symptoms, as CNN's Judy Fortin reports.

Hot air linked to headaches, but how?updated: Tue Mar 10 2009 10:38:00

Headaches, big and small, are among the most common health complaints. Almost 90 percent of women and about 70 percent of men get tension headaches, the Mayo Clinic says. Yet doctors still don't know much about what causes them.

What's causing my recurring headaches?updated: Mon Feb 23 2009 09:29:00

I get major headaches often. They're not migraines, but the pain is constant. Sometimes when I wake up from sleeping, I get them. Could this be because of food allergies? Or something else?

Why does my depression med leave me so tired?updated: Tue Jan 27 2009 09:23:00

I suffer from major depression and panic disorder, and one of the medications that have been prescribed is Seroquel XR 50 mg. Why does it knocks the living daylights out of me all day long?

Do migraines with auras increase the risk of stroke?updated: Wed Nov 19 2008 14:06:00

A 2007 study indicates that women who have migraines with auras are at increased risk for stroke. The study, led by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, looked at 1,000 African-American and white women from ages 15 to 49 and was published in the journal Stroke in August 2007. Report: Larry King's Wife Checks into Rehabupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 11:55:00

Shawn Southwick King is fighting an addiction to painkillers, says a friend

Colombian rebels release video of abducted congressmanupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 20:08:00

Colombia's main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, has released a video of an abducted congressman as proof the politician is alive.

Surprising things that give you headachesupdated: Mon Jan 21 2008 10:11:00

You've been staring at the computer for hours. You've worked late all week and have in-laws coming this weekend. You have a raging case of PMS. Eyestrain, stress, and hormonal shifts are fairly common causes of headaches, which afflict 45 million Americans (most of them women).

The code of lifeupdated: Mon Apr 10 2006 09:55:00

Genes are the basic building blocks of life, and in studying them genetic science is giving us the ability to adapt and alter ourselves fundamentally, providing unprecedented opportunities to improve on nature.

Doctor's specialty is re-wiring brainupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 15:16:00

Dr. Ali Rezai is a doctor of last resort.

Ljungberg given OK to train againupdated: Fri Dec 17 2004 13:47:00

Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg will begin training again next week, after a scan to find the cause of his severe migraines showed nothing wrong.

Fortune: TREATING PLAIN OLD PAIN updated: Mon Mar 22 1993 00:01:00

A bewildering choice confronts anyone with a garden variety pain like a headache, a stomachache, or a sprained ankle. Are you better off taking aspirin, Motrin IB, Advil, Nuprin, Tylenol, or one of...

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