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Undifferentiated Headache: Austrian Study Highlights Need to Assess This New Diagnostic Category – Neurology Advisor

Headaches among children and adolescents in Austria are common, with over 75% experiencing some form of headache, and further research is needed to assess the new diagnostic category of undifferentiated headaches, according to a study published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. The aim of this epidemiological study was to evaluate the prevalence, burden, medication… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

Epiploic appendagitis: Everything you need to know

Epiploic appendagitis is a rare inflammatory condition that affects the small fat-filled pouches on the colon or large intestine. People who have epiploic appendagitis may experience severe lower abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Although epiploic appendagitis can cause significant pain, doctors can easily treat it with conservative pain management and, in some cases, antibiotics. Continue… Read More »