Author Archive

Research study on migraine and light sensitivity.

29th January 2018

If you have a diagnosis of migraine you may be interested in participating in a study being carried out through NUI Galway Psychology Department as part of a doctoral qualification. The researchers are interested in investigating the impact of light sensitivity (photo-phobia) on everyday lifestyle in people who experience migraine. If you are interested in participating in the study, or simply in finding out more about it, you can do so at... [read more]


Call for posters for NAI Conference

9th January 2018

Poster presentations are invited on basic, clinical and social research into brain conditions to feature at the Neurological Alliance of Ireland & Irish Brain Council Joint Conference “Research & Healthcare Responses to the Challenge of Brain Conditions in Ireland” Science Gallery Dublin 6th March 2018. Applicants should aim to submit abstracts no later than Friday 9th February 2018 to brainresearch2018@gmail.com including contact... [read more]


New Preventative Drugs for Migraine

6th December 2017

Calcitonin gene-related receptor (CGRP) antagonists are the most important medications in advanced stage clinical development for the treatment of both the acute migraine attack and the prevention of frequent attacks. Clinical trials on two of the antibodies have now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. One antibody, Erenumab made by Novartis, was trialed on 955 patients with episodic migraine. At the start of the... [read more]


Red wine:is there a safe option?

5th December 2017

The Grapes of Wrath: Red Wine and the Migraine Connection, is there a safe option? Many migraine sufferers will report that red wine is a major trigger for their migraines. Red wine seems to be constantly on offer during the Christmas party season and many of us like a glass of red wine no matter what the risks. But does red wine cause migraines in every migraine sufferer and are some red wines better or less triggering than others? In... [read more]


Health Professional Events, Winter 2017

20th November 2017

MAI is delighted to announce a series of FREE CPD Health Care Professional Seminars in December 2017 and January/February 2018 If you you would like to know more about the accurate diagnosis and treatment of the various types of migraine that patients present with then these seminars offer an unique opportunity to learn from some of Ireland's foremost headache and migraine experts. These events are open... [read more]


Author Archive

Research study on migraine and light sensitivity.

29th January 2018

If you have a diagnosis of migraine you may be interested in participating in a study being carried out through NUI Galway Psychology Department as part of a doctoral qualification. The researchers are interested in investigating the impact of light sensitivity (photo-phobia) on everyday lifestyle in people who experience migraine. If you are interested in participating in the study, or simply in finding out more about it, you can do so at... [read more]


Call for posters for NAI Conference

9th January 2018

Poster presentations are invited on basic, clinical and social research into brain conditions to feature at the Neurological Alliance of Ireland & Irish Brain Council Joint Conference “Research & Healthcare Responses to the Challenge of Brain Conditions in Ireland” Science Gallery Dublin 6th March 2018. Applicants should aim to submit abstracts no later than Friday 9th February 2018 to brainresearch2018@gmail.com including contact... [read more]


New Preventative Drugs for Migraine

6th December 2017

Calcitonin gene-related receptor (CGRP) antagonists are the most important medications in advanced stage clinical development for the treatment of both the acute migraine attack and the prevention of frequent attacks. Clinical trials on two of the antibodies have now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. One antibody, Erenumab made by Novartis, was trialed on 955 patients with episodic migraine. At the start of the... [read more]


Red wine:is there a safe option?

5th December 2017

The Grapes of Wrath: Red Wine and the Migraine Connection, is there a safe option? Many migraine sufferers will report that red wine is a major trigger for their migraines. Red wine seems to be constantly on offer during the Christmas party season and many of us like a glass of red wine no matter what the risks. But does red wine cause migraines in every migraine sufferer and are some red wines better or less triggering than others? In... [read more]


Health Professional Events, Winter 2017

20th November 2017

MAI is delighted to announce a series of FREE CPD Health Care Professional Seminars in December 2017 and January/February 2018 If you you would like to know more about the accurate diagnosis and treatment of the various types of migraine that patients present with then these seminars offer an unique opportunity to learn from some of Ireland's foremost headache and migraine experts. These events are open... [read more]