The Journal of Head and Face Pain
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)
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Highlights from the January 2015 issue:
The Acute Treatment of Migraine in Adults: The American Headache Society Evidence Assessment of Migraine Pharmacotherapies
Michael J. Marmura, MD; Stephen D. Silberstein, MD, FACP; Todd J. Schwedt, MD, MSCI
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The prevalence and burden of migraine and severe headache in the United States: updated statistics from government health surveillance studies.
Rebecca C. Burch, Stephen Loder, Elizabeth Loder and Todd A. Smitherman
This study investigated the prevalence and burden of migraine and severe headaches in civilian and military populations in the US. Demonstrating the enormous burden that migraine exerts, migraine or severe headache affect approximately 1 out of every 7 Americans each year. Furthermore, migraine and headache are leading indications for ED and outpatient office visits.
The acute treatment of migraine in adults: The American Headache Society Evidence Assessment of Migraine Pharmacotherapies.
Michael J. Marmura, Stephen D. Silberstein and Todd J. Schwedt
This systematic review, performed by members of the American Headache Society Guidelines Section, determined the level of evidence for the efficacy of individual acute migraine medications.
Endothelial function in migraine with aura – a systematic review.
Jawad H. Butt, Ulriche Franzmann and Christina Kruuse
This systematic qualitative review investigated endothelial function in patients who have migraine with aura. Despite the hypothesis that endothelial dysfunction might associate with increased risk for vascular disease in patients who have migraine with aura, this systematic review found inadequate published evidence for such a link.
- Diamine Oxidase
rs10156191 and rs2052129 Variants Are Associated With the Risk for Migraine
- Published online on Jan 22, 2015
- Effects of Dietary Folate Intake on Migraine Disability and Frequency
- Published online on Jan 19, 2015
The 2012 AHS/AAN Guidelines for Prevention of Episodic Migraine: A Summary and Comparison with Other Recent Clinical Practice Guidelines
Dr. Elizabeth Loder is the Chief of the Division of Headache and Pain in the Department of Neurology at the Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Loder is also President of the American Headache Society from 2012 - 2014.
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Guest Editor: Steven D. Bender, DDS
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