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Brain’s builder cells turn toxic following injury

In a fascinating study published in Nature, researchers found that the A1 astrocytes formed following injury may not be helpful, but actually quite harmful.   In a healthy brain, astrocytes assist...

How Sunlight Is Different From LEDs And Other Lights

Sunlight is the best light, as long as it's not too bright.  You'll see that mantra repeated throughout this site.  But, why is sunlight the best?  What makes it...
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Early study links low Vitamin D levels with headache

In a study published on January 3, 2017, Finnish researchers studied a group of 2,601 Finnish men between the ages of 42-60 years old and found that lower levels of...
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Trivia: does sitting too close to TVs damage eyesight?

Back in the 1960s, General Electric released a special cathode ray tube ("CRT") television capable of displaying colors.  It was a technological breakthrough at the time.  It worked by...
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Study finds melatonin can be effective for migraine

Brazilian researchers recently published results of a study involving 196 men and women between the ages of 18 and 65, to find out whether melatonin could an effective migraine treatment.  To...

Migraine sufferers at higher risk of stroke after surgery

According to a recent study published online in the British Medical Journal, those that suffer migraine are at an increased risk of stroke after surgery and hospital re-admission within...

Ketogenic diet reduces migraines

Want to reduce migraines while losing more weight than you ever thought possible?  It may sound too good to be true - but it's not.  Ketosis can be achieved...

Study finds flicker may activate immune response against toxic Alzheimer’s proteins

In a study published to Nature.com on December 7, 2016, researchers found that exposing subject mice to flicker for one hour each day for seven days reduced the buildup...

Stem Cell-Derived Microvesicles Improve Cognition in Damaged Brains

Exciting news published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows progress towards therapy that may one day protect and heal damaged brains.  Importantly,  grafting of the microvesicles...

Year in review: highlights of headache and migraine research in 2016

Highlights of headache and migraine research in 2016 was published on MedScape.com by Dr. Hans-Christoph Diener of University of Essen, Germany.  He writes on the latest in complications of migraines,...
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