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Migraine news this week: February 17
Catch up on the headlines. The Vestibular Migraine Mystery Do you get dizzy when you have a headache? And feel sensitive to light or sound? Do you get disoriented in store aisles? Read about vestibular migraine from our friends at the Association of Migraine Disorders and visit a headache specialist if it sounds like you. Not to […]Read More
Migraine news this week: February 10
Catch up on the latest headlines. Migraines and Your Job Are you struggling to keep your career afloat while dealing with your migraines? Do headaches cause you stress at work? This helpful guide from WebMD lays out how to stay on top of your career as a migraine sufferer. Read about how to prevent migraines […]Read More
Migraine news this week: February 3
Catch up on the latest headlines. Is it sinus headache or migraine? Do you know someone who complains about their “sinus headaches” a lot? Show them this. Most “sinus headaches” are migraines! Doctors often misdiagnose a migraine as a sinus headache. It’s important to find an informed doctor who can make a correct diagnosis and prescribe […]Read More
Migraine news this week: January 28
Catch up on all the newest migraine headlines. A New Research Grant Studies a Severe Form of Migraine “You can hear the hopeful excitement in Grosberg’s voice as he explains the potential impact of the study,” writes MRF Ambassador Lisa Benson in this piece about Project Status Migrainosus, the groundbreaking study that received our first […]Read More
2017 NYC Marathon
Run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Team MRF. We are once again an official charity partner of the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5, 2017. And we have a guaranteed-entry spot waiting for you. Run the race of your dreams and achieve your fitness goals by taking on the world’s […]Read More
Migraine news this week: January 17
Catch up on all of 2017’s migraine news so far. Healthier Connections: More help for people suffering from headaches Watch Dr. Brian Grosberg talk about the biggest thing to ever happen in the field of migraine research. Project Status Migrainosus, funded by our first ever MRF Impact Award, has the potential to improve migraine treatment for […]Read More
New migraine research in 2016
In 2016, your generosity funded 4 new migraine research studies on chronic migraine treatment, childhood migraine genetics, menstrual migraine, and status migrainosus. Meet our newest grantees and learn about their innovative projects: Dr. Rami Burstein (Harvard) and Dr. Brian Grosberg (Hartford Healthcare), two internationally renowned headache specialists, received […]Read More
Migraine news this week: December 17
Catch up on all the migraine headlines from his week. Medical Rounds: Migraine Research VIDEO: Watch migraine specialist Dr. Brian Grosberg explain the exciting new research he’s doing, funded by our MRF Impact Award. Learn how you can get involved in the study! Children’s Drawings of Their Headaches May Indicate Migraine A new study in Vancouver tested […]Read More
Migraine news this week: December 10
Catch up on this week’s headlines. Sinus headache or sign-us up for a migraine consultation A sinus headache is caused by an infection, while migraine is a disease. Millions of migraine sufferers are misdiagnosed with sinus headache. This report from Harvard Medical School explains the confusion and why you need to know which one you […]Read More
Why do researchers do different kinds of clinical studies?
Check out the infographic from the National Institutes of Health:Read More
Help us improve treatments.
Today, a mom rushed her son to the ER because his 14-day migraine got worse, a husband cancelled his anniversary party because even the thought of leaving his bed was overwhelming, and a 9-year-old tried her eighth migraine drug, hoping it would be the one to finally stop the hammering in her head. Millions of […]Read More
Migraine news this week: December 3
Catch up on your headlines. Announcing our new research grants! Our researchers are working hard to discover the causes, improve the treatments, and find a cure for migraine. Meet our 3 new researchers and read about how they’ll use their MRF funding. SHS: Adding Bits and Pieces to Migraine Picture MRF Grantee Dr. Robert Shapiro […]Read More
Announcing our new research grants!
Our researchers are working hard to discover the causes, improve the treatments, and find a cure for migraine. Meet our newest grantees and learn about their innovative projects: Dr. Anna Andreou‘s 2016 award makes her a two-time MRF Grantee. She received our Thomas E. Heftler Award for outstanding young researchers in 2010. Now, 6 years later, she’s […]Read More
Migraine news this week: November 26
Catch up on this week’s migraine headlines. We couldn’t do any of this without you. Read this week’s note from our President and Co-founder, Cathy Glaser. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medication Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache is a common problem for migraine sufferers. It occurs when a person takes abortive medications for migraines too […]Read More
Migraine Research Foundation holiday gift guide
Don’t know what to buy your loved ones? Get them something that helps fund migraine research. There are many ways you can give back while giving presents. Buy something from our 2016 gift guide and help support MRF in the process. 1. Donation to MRF, no shopping required The best gift a loved one can receive […]Read More
We couldn’t do it without you.
This week we’re all thinking about gratitude. Here at MRF, 2016 has been a really big year. We celebrated our 10th anniversary of funding research. We funded the first MRF Impact Award, our biggest study ever. We added new insights to the understanding of migraine as 7 of our researchers finished their […]Read More
Migraine news this week: November 19
Catch up on this week’s migraine headlines. Migraine or tension headache? Knowing when to call the doctor could save your life Do you have migraines, headaches, or something else? This article from Today will help you figure it out. Chronic Pain and Opioids: How to Treat Your Migraines Safely Research shows that opioids are not […]Read More
Migraine news this week: November 5
Catch up on this week’s headlines! Your Period Could Be Behind Yet One More Lousy Thing Glamour sums up a recent study on menstrual migraine. We’ve long known that changes in estrogen levels around a woman’s period are a common migraine trigger, but we didn’t know there was another factor, too. This study found that […]Read More
Migraine news this week: October 22
Catch up on the headlines you missed. Ketamine May Treat Migraine, Chronic Pain An article on WebMD discussed a study using ketamine (an anesthesia medicine) in a nasal spray. Researchers found it could reduce the migraine aura and pain. They note that ketamine would be used only in particularly hard-to-treat migraine cases. If found safe and effective, sufferers […]Read More
What are you doing for #GivingTuesday?
Raise money for migraine research this #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is the global day of giving that kicks-off the holiday season. Your friends and family need your encouragement to help fund migraine research this #GivingTuesday. Join the movement today. Plan your fundraiser. Set your fundraising goal for #GivingTuesday. Raise funds for migraine research in the days leading […]Read More