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Summary: For acute migraine headache, the combination of acetaminophen 500 mg + aspirin 500 mg +caffeine 130 mg (AAC) may be significantly more effective than sumatriptan 50 mg in the early treatment of migraine (specifically, AAC may provide significantly greater pain intensity reduction, may significantly reduce the need for rescue medication, and may lead to an increased likelihood of patients reporting little or no functional disability due to migraine). 12 more words

Strength Of Recommendation B

Summary: Metoclopramide is more effective than placebo for treatment of migraine headache, metoclopramide shows mixed effectiveness when compared with other single agents for treatment of migraine, and combination treatments for migraine that include metoclopramide might be more effective than comparison treatments for pain, nausea, and relapse outcomes. 12 more words

Strength Of Recommendation A

How Turmeric Can Regenerate A Damaged Brain | Boost Brain’s Stem Cells

Published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy, this recent study both showcases yet another benefit of turmeric while providing evidence that the magic compound “curcumin” within turmeric isn’t the only compound responsible for the spice’s health benefits. 71 more words

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Ex-priest who volunteered for blood drug trial sues pharmaceutical firm for more than £1million after suffering 'catastrophic' brain damage

From Mail Online, by Jo MacFarlane, Jan 2015

A former priest is suing a pharmaceutical company for more than £1million for ‘catastrophic’ brain injuries he developed after taking an experimental new drug. 409 more words

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[ARTICLE] Feasibility study of a take-home array-based functional stimulation system with automated setup for current functional electrical stimulation users with foot-drop.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the feasibility of unsupervised community use of an array-based automated setup functional electrical stimulator for current foot-drop functional electrical stimulation (FES) users. 278 more words

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[ARTICLE] Feasibility Study of a Take-Home Array-Based Functional Electrical Stimulation System With Automated Setup for Current Functional Electrical Stimulation Users With Foot-Drop

…This study demonstrates that an array-based automated setup FES system for foot-drop can be successfully used unsupervised. Despite setup’s taking longer and some problems, users are satisfied with the system and it would appear as effective, if not better, at addressing the foot-drop impairment. 53 more words

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25 People, Including 1 Infant Test Positive For Enterovirus In Michigan

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan has more confirmed cases of Enterovirus.

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that 25 patients out of 34 persons tested so far are positive for enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). 304 more words

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