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In a survey conducted by a UK urban general practice, 98.1 per cent (1083) of the children registered aged three to 11 years took part in an interview. Possible migraine subjects took part in an extended interview, the results of which were recorded using three different sets of diagnostic criteria: Vahlquist, Ad Hoc and International Headache Society. The(More)
This study initiated by a self-help migraine group investigated disability caused by visual environmental stimuli, e.g. glare, flicker, pattern and color. One thousand forty-four women with migraine completed the self-report questionnaire on visual environmental stimuli reported in earlier studies to precipitate or aggravate migraine. One hundred twenty-one(More)
The present study examined the epidemiology of abdominal migraine among 1104 children registered with a general practice. There was a similar prevalence of recurrent abdominal pain as in other studies (8.4 per cent). The prevalence of headache was higher among children with recurrent abdominal pain and significantly so among girls. Migrainous headache was(More)
The visual evoked responses (VERs) to both flash and pattern stimulation were recorded in 44 children with migraine, with or without aura, and 8 with periodic syndrome. The controls were 50 age and sex matched children. VERs of 50 sex matched adults with migraine were also recorded. The fast wave amplitude in children with migraine was higher than that in(More)
—Haptic technology enables systems to interact with the human's sense of touch, and has been proposed for applications across a wide variety of domains. The cost prohibitive nature of most haptic devices however remains a contributing factor in preventing widespread real-world implementation. While some low-cost commercial-off-the-shelf haptic devices have(More)