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A Nurse Is to a Patient What a Mother Is to a Child

I was on inpatient service and reviewed the patient’s chart to find out that her cancer had spread to her spine, which had incapacitated her to the point that she could not walk on her own and required assistance even for...

Neck Pain With Migraine Not Necessarily Cervical Dysfunction

Neck pain does not necessarily indicate cervical musculoskeletal dysfunction when present with migraine, according to a study published in Headache. Researchers conducted a crosssectional, single-blinded study among 124 patients...

Tackling Patient Payments & Resources To Help Improve Them

According to a March 2021 release by InstaMed, “Trends in Healthcare Payments Eleventh Annual Report: 2020,” payer trends in healthcare payments have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years....

Diet Rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids Cuts Migraines in Adults

Interventions that increase dietary intake of eicos- apentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), with or without a decrease in lin- oleic acid, alter bioactive mediators that are im- plicated in migraine and reduce...

Pregnancy Planning Put on Hold For Many Women with Migraine

Nearly one in five women who suffer from chronic migraine avoid pregnancy because of that condition, researchers found. In their observational study based on data from the American Registry for Migraine Research (ARMR), Ryotaro...

Migraine Linked to Hypertension Among Menopausal Women

For menopausal women, a history of migraine is associated with hypertension, according to a study published in Neurology. Researchers examined whether history of migraine is associated with hypertension in a longitudinal cohort...

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