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CPD Training Pharmacists : Acute and preventative treatment of chronic migraine

14th January 2019

Acute and preventative treatment of chronic migraine: current and emerging medications. 30th January, 2019. This seminar will be presented by Dr. Martin Ruttledge, Consultant Neurologist, The Migraine Clinic, Beaumont Hospital & The Hermitage Clinic, Lucan, Co. Dublin. The aim of this seminar is to provide pharmacists with a comprehensive overview of current best practice in the acute and preventative treatment of chronic migraine.... [read more]


CGRP Update

7th November 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the  fremanezumab-vfrm injection for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. This is the second anti-CGRP drug to receive approval from the FDA.  The FDA previously approved the Novartis anti-CGRP monthly injection, containing the human monoclonal antibody Erenumab, and this was granted a marketing license in Ireland earlier this year.The Fremanezumab-vfrm... [read more]


The Lived Experience of Hemiplegic Migraine.

Migraine
22nd October 2018

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET My name is Anna Marie Dowling and I am a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist with the HSE West, working in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. I am conducting this research as part of a post-qualification Doctorate in Psychological Science with the National University of Ireland, Galway.   Invitation You are invited to take part in a research study. Before you decide, it is important that... [read more]


Research Study on Hemiplegic Migraine

22nd October 2018

Adults with hemiplegic migraine needed for a research study being carried out through NUI Galway Psychology Department as part of a doctoral qualification. The researchers are interested in hearing about what it is like to live with this condition and how it impacts on day to day life. If you are interested in participating in this study, or simply in finding out more about it, you can do so at the following link: Participant Information... [read more]


Pharmacists! Order a Pharmacy Pack Today

17th September 2018

Free Migraine Pharmacy Packs The Migraine Association of Ireland with the support of Novartis has produced free information packs including posters and information leaflets which are now available to pharmacists. MAI is actively encouraging patients to seek the expert advice of their local pharmacist to better manage their migraine and headache symptoms. We are also highlighting the services and support provided by The Migraine Association... [read more]


Author Archive

CPD Training Pharmacists : Acute and preventative treatment of chronic migraine

14th January 2019

Acute and preventative treatment of chronic migraine: current and emerging medications. 30th January, 2019. This seminar will be presented by Dr. Martin Ruttledge, Consultant Neurologist, The Migraine Clinic, Beaumont Hospital & The Hermitage Clinic, Lucan, Co. Dublin. The aim of this seminar is to provide pharmacists with a comprehensive overview of current best practice in the acute and preventative treatment of chronic migraine.... [read more]


CGRP Update

7th November 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the  fremanezumab-vfrm injection for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. This is the second anti-CGRP drug to receive approval from the FDA.  The FDA previously approved the Novartis anti-CGRP monthly injection, containing the human monoclonal antibody Erenumab, and this was granted a marketing license in Ireland earlier this year.The Fremanezumab-vfrm... [read more]


The Lived Experience of Hemiplegic Migraine.

Migraine
22nd October 2018

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET My name is Anna Marie Dowling and I am a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist with the HSE West, working in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. I am conducting this research as part of a post-qualification Doctorate in Psychological Science with the National University of Ireland, Galway.   Invitation You are invited to take part in a research study. Before you decide, it is important that... [read more]


Research Study on Hemiplegic Migraine

22nd October 2018

Adults with hemiplegic migraine needed for a research study being carried out through NUI Galway Psychology Department as part of a doctoral qualification. The researchers are interested in hearing about what it is like to live with this condition and how it impacts on day to day life. If you are interested in participating in this study, or simply in finding out more about it, you can do so at the following link: Participant Information... [read more]


Pharmacists! Order a Pharmacy Pack Today

17th September 2018

Free Migraine Pharmacy Packs The Migraine Association of Ireland with the support of Novartis has produced free information packs including posters and information leaflets which are now available to pharmacists. MAI is actively encouraging patients to seek the expert advice of their local pharmacist to better manage their migraine and headache symptoms. We are also highlighting the services and support provided by The Migraine Association... [read more]