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Neuroplasticity: Changes in grey matter induced by training
This discovery of a stimulus-dependent alteration in the brain's macroscopic structure contradicts the traditionally held view that cortical plasticity is associated with functional rather than anatomical changes. Expand
Brain stem activation in spontaneous human migraine attacks
Findings support the idea that the pathogenesis of migraine is related to an imbalance in activity between brain stem nuclei regulating antinociception and vascular control. Expand
Training-Induced Brain Structure Changes in the Elderly
Elderly persons were able to learn three-ball cascade juggling, but with less proficiency compared with 20-year-old adolescents, and gray-matter changes in the older brain related to skill acquisition were observed in area hMT/V5 (middle temporal area of the visual cortex). Expand
EFNS guidelines on the treatment of cluster headache and other trigeminal‐autonomic cephalalgias
Large series suggest that lamotrigine is the most effective preventive agent, with topiramate and gabapentin also being useful in treatment of SUNCT syndrome, and surgical procedures, although in part promising, require further scientific evaluation. Expand
Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Brain Structure Changes during Extensive Learning
The results indicate that the acquisition of a great amount of highly abstract information may be related to a particular pattern of structural gray matter changes in particular brain areas. Expand
Changes in Gray Matter Induced by Learning—Revisited
It is suggested that the qualitative change (i.e. learning of a new task) is more critical for the brain to change its structure than continued training of an already-learned task. Expand
EFNS guideline on the drug treatment of migraine – revised report of an EFNS task force
Migraine is one of the most frequent disabling neurological conditions with a major impact on the patients’ quality of life and the use of medication to treat it is a major concern. Expand
Cluster headache: A prospective clinical study with diagnostic implications
Patients with cluster headache offer a population of primary headache patients with devastating acute attacks of pain and the syndrome is stereotyped with effective evidence-based treatments that are prescribed in only half of patients having cluster headache. Expand
Experience-dependent structural plasticity in the adult human brain
  • A. May
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • 1 October 2011
Knowing the exact nature of the dynamic structural alterations that occur as a result of environmental changes and demands is pivotal to understanding the characteristic ability of the brain to adapt. Expand
Correlation between structural and functional changes in brain in an idiopathic headache syndrome
The results indicate that the current view of the neurobiology of cluster headache requires complete revision and that this periodic headache is associated with a hitherto unrecognized brain abnormality in the hypothalamic region. Expand