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Hope for migraine sufferers

4th March 2010

A trial has suggested that a new hand-held device that delivers a magnetic pulse to the back of the head could become an alternative to drug treatment for people with migraines.

The study, to be published in The Lancet Neurology, found that 40% of patients were pain free two hours after using the device, there was no evidence of serious side-effects and patients found the device easy to use at home, though doctors say more research is needed to work out the timing of the doses.

 

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Article Information

Title: Hope for migraine sufferers
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 14255
Date Added: 4th Mar 2010

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