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  Headache 

   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 July/August 2016:

Treatment of cluster headache: the American Headache Society evidence-based guidelines
Robbins MS, Starling AJ, Pringsheim TM, Becker WJ, Schwedt TJ.
This systematic review provides updated ratings on the level of evidence that individual acute, transitional, and prophylactic therapies are effective for treating cluster headache. Evidence for efficacy should be considered along with other clinically meaningful parameters when choosing treatments for patients with cluster headache.

Factors influencing response to pharmacologic treatment of migraine in a pediatric headache clinic
Markus TE, Moad B, Haimi-Cohen Y, Zeharia A.
The ability to predict the likelihood that an individual will benefit from migraine prophylactic therapy could positively impact medication prescribing patterns. In this study, factors associated with the greatest benefit to pharmacologic treatment included: maternal history of migraine, younger age at treatment onset, and lower headache frequency.

Podcasts

Treatment of cluster headache: the American Headache Society evidence-based guidelines
Robbins MS, Starling AJ, Pringsheim TM, Becker WJ, Schwedt TJ.

In this podcast, authors Matt Robbins, MD, FAHS and Todd Schwedt, MD, MSCI, FAHS discuss the new American Headache Society evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of cluster headache.

  Matthew S. Robbins, MD, FAHS         Matthew S. Robbins, MD, FAHS  Todd J. Schwedt, MD, MSCI, FAHSTodd J. Schwedt, MD, MSCI, FAHS

 
 Listen to the podcast from the interview of Drs. Robbins and Schwedt.

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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.


Obesity and Headache
Guest Editor: Lee Peterlin, DO

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