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   The Journal of Head and Face Pain

Copyright © 2014

Official publication of the American Headache Society

  • Edited by: Thomas N. Ward, MD 
  • 2013 Impact Factor: 3.189
    ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking 2013: 52/194 (Clinical Neurology)

Current Issue Highlights

Highlights from the September 2015:

Seasonal Variation, Cranial Autonomic Symptoms, and Functional Disability in Migraine: A Questionnaire-Based Study in Tertiary Care<
Shin Y-W, Park H-J, Shim J-Y, Oh M-J, Kim M.
In this questionnaire-based observational study of patients with episodic migraine without aura, 13.5% reported seasonal variation of their migraine attack frequency. Compared to patients without seasonal variation, those with seasonal variation had more prominent cranial autonomic symptoms and greater migraine-related disability.

Systematic Review of Preventive and Acute Treatment of Menstrual Migraine
Nierenburg H del C, Ailani J, Malloy M, Siavoshi S, Hu NN, Yusuf N.
This systematic review of 36 trials concluded that amongst all categories of treatment for menstrual migraine, triptans have been the most extensively studied and that there is strong evidence for their use as acute and preventive treatment.


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Survey of Opioid and Barbiturate Prescriptions in Patients Attending a Tertiary Care Headache Center

Mia T. Minen, Kate Lindberg, Rebecca E. Wells, Joji Suzuki, Corita Grudzen, Laura Balcer and Elizabeth Loder

Dr. Mia Minen is Director of Headache Services at the NYU Langone Medical Center. She has a clinical practice, conducts research, and teaches the NYU medical students and residents. Prior to coming to NYU, she did her residency training at Columbia University's Neurological Institute and then her fellowship training in Neuropsychiatry-Behavioral Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and then her fellowship training in Headache Medicine at the Graham Headache Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She also holds a Master's of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. She is interested in improving headache diagnosis and management across medical specialties, and she has authored over ten research articles. In addition, she has presented her research to audiences at annual meetings of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society.

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Virtual Issues

Virtual issues are collections of articles on a particular subject, published in Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. They are selected by a guest editor to provide a rapid overview of the activity in a particular aspect of headache medicine.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, and Post-traumatic Headache
Guest Editor: Bert Vargas, MD, FAHS

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