OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and clinical features of migraine and related headache types in France. METHODS The authors recruited a population of subjects with headache representative of the national population using a stratified sampling method. They screened 10,585 subjects aged 15 and older who were representative of the general population.… (More)
This case report describes an episode of transient global amnesia that occurred during a migraine attack, which had been treated with vasoconstrictors. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a small lesion with an ischemic appearance in the right thalamus.
This randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, multicenter, parallel-group study aimed at comparing the efficacy and safety of calcium carbasalate (equivalent to 900 mg aspirin) plus metoclopramide 10 mg (CM) with ergotamine tartrate 1 mg plus caffeine 100 mg (EC) administered in the treatment of 2 acute migraine attacks. A total of 296 patients fulfilling… (More)
The objective of the open-label, multicenter Migraine--Satisfaction with Treatment: Reality with Almogran study was to assess efficacy, tolerability, and satisfaction with almotriptan 12.5 mg among migraineurs who were not achieving adequate results with their current acute therapy. Data from 434 patients (342 evaluable), were obtained for 929 attacks by… (More)
Fifteen patients with neuroleptic treatment (haloperidol 4 to 6 mg a day or phenothiazines) and eleven control patients were given TRH 250 microgram i.v. and 1-24 ACTH, i.m. different times, TSH, T3, T4, FT4, Prolactin (PRL) cortisol were measured. Before TRH injection, at baseline, TSH is higher (p less than 0,01) and T3 lower (p less than 0,05) in the… (More)
Using electrophysiological methods for studying pain in human, the authors have studied comparatively the sensation of pain and the threshold of a nociceptive flexion reflex of the lower limb, both elicited by electrical stimulation of sural nerve in 20 obese women (weight greater than or equal to 30 p. 100 of ideal weight) and 14 normal weighing women as… (More)