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Road Trip 2017!!

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26th July 2017

The Migraine Association of Ireland is delighted to announce that we are going on a 'road-trip'! In October of 2017 we will be travelling the country to locations we seldom get the chance to visit and holding information stands in various places. So keep an eye out for us if you live in the following counties; Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny,  We will be accompanied by a mobile billboard truck with a huge... [read more]


Value of Treatment Report 2017

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26th July 2017

"The Care Pathway for most European people with headache is a series of dead ends." "Headaches are often trivialized as “normal” and seen in those who complain of them as merely an excuse to avoid responsibility." "Governments, even if aware of it, do not acknowledge the substantial burden of headache on society" "Despite the recognition of the importance of the primary care setting for treating headache, there is a knowledge gap... [read more]


Patient Input for Headache (COSH) Study

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21st June 2017

The Core Outcome Set for Headache (COSH) Study: working towards agreement on what should be measured in headache research studies Understanding the way in which headaches affect people and the potential benefits of treatment is important. However, there is currently no guidance for how best to do this and a wide range of approaches are used. These approaches to assessment are called outcomes or outcome measures - you may have experience of... [read more]


Migraine Book

migraine-book-cover
7th April 2017

Our book, Migraine Not Just Another Headache, is now available to buy from local bookshops and from our website.  Written by experts, this book describes the role of the GP, nurse, pharmacist, paediatrician, physiotherapist and psychologist in the treatment of migraine. It advises about the management of migraine in the home, at school, in the sports centre and workplace. It gives crucial information from neurology and from specialist... [read more]


CGRP antibodies & migraine – findings so far

PGEAN
10th March 2017

CGRP (Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide) is a neuropeptide which is released into the blood stream during a migraine attack and it has a central role in the underlying mechanisms of a migraine attack. Recent results from clinical trials targeting CGRP are encouraging and the drugs are now entering phase 3 late stage clinical trials to further evaluate the benefits and safety of these new therapies. In this video clip at the European Academy... [read more]


Archive for the ‘Latest News’

Road Trip 2017!!

pexels-photo-386009
26th July 2017

The Migraine Association of Ireland is delighted to announce that we are going on a 'road-trip'! In October of 2017 we will be travelling the country to locations we seldom get the chance to visit and holding information stands in various places. So keep an eye out for us if you live in the following counties; Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny,  We will be accompanied by a mobile billboard truck with a huge... [read more]


Value of Treatment Report 2017

vot-new-300x209
26th July 2017

"The Care Pathway for most European people with headache is a series of dead ends." "Headaches are often trivialized as “normal” and seen in those who complain of them as merely an excuse to avoid responsibility." "Governments, even if aware of it, do not acknowledge the substantial burden of headache on society" "Despite the recognition of the importance of the primary care setting for treating headache, there is a knowledge gap... [read more]


Patient Input for Headache (COSH) Study

1702-1252709341CgRp
21st June 2017

The Core Outcome Set for Headache (COSH) Study: working towards agreement on what should be measured in headache research studies Understanding the way in which headaches affect people and the potential benefits of treatment is important. However, there is currently no guidance for how best to do this and a wide range of approaches are used. These approaches to assessment are called outcomes or outcome measures - you may have experience of... [read more]


Migraine Book

migraine-book-cover
7th April 2017

Our book, Migraine Not Just Another Headache, is now available to buy from local bookshops and from our website.  Written by experts, this book describes the role of the GP, nurse, pharmacist, paediatrician, physiotherapist and psychologist in the treatment of migraine. It advises about the management of migraine in the home, at school, in the sports centre and workplace. It gives crucial information from neurology and from specialist... [read more]


CGRP antibodies & migraine – findings so far

PGEAN
10th March 2017

CGRP (Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide) is a neuropeptide which is released into the blood stream during a migraine attack and it has a central role in the underlying mechanisms of a migraine attack. Recent results from clinical trials targeting CGRP are encouraging and the drugs are now entering phase 3 late stage clinical trials to further evaluate the benefits and safety of these new therapies. In this video clip at the European Academy... [read more]