Migraine prevalence, disease burden, and the need for preventive therapy
- R. Lipton, M. Bigal, M. Diamond, F. Freitag, M. Reed, W. Stewart
- Medicine, PsychologyNeurology
- 30 January 2007
The epidemiologic profile of migraine has remained stable in the United States during the past 15 years and more than one in four migraineurs are candidates for preventive therapy, and a substantial proportion of those who might benefit from prevention do not receive it.
Lost productive time and cost due to common pain conditions in the US workforce.
Pain is an inordinately common and disabling condition in the US workforce and most of the pain-related lost productive time occurs while employees are at work and is in the form of reduced performance.
Migraine--current understanding and treatment.
The epidemiology, pathophysiology, and preventive and symptomatic treatment of migraine is described, with special attention to drug therapy with the triptans.
Prevalence and Burden of Migraine in the United States: Data From the American Migraine Study II
- R. Lipton, W. Stewart, S. Diamond, M. Diamond, M. Reed
- Medicine, Political ScienceHeadache
- 12 July 2001
The prevalence, sociodemographic profile, and the burden of migraine in the United States in 1999 and to compare results with the original American Migraine Study, a 1989 population‐based study employing identical methods are described.
Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing
A large genome-wide association meta-analysis of clinically diagnosed late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD) from 94,437 individuals identifies new LOAD risk loci and implicates Aβ formation, tau protein binding, immune response and lipid metabolism.
Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderly.
Among leisure activities, reading, playing board games, playing musical instruments, and dancing were associated with a reduced risk of dementia, and increased participation in cognitive activities at base line was associated with reduced rates of decline in memory.
Quantitative gait dysfunction and risk of cognitive decline and dementia
- J. Verghese, Cuiling Wang, R. Lipton, R. Holtzer, X. Xue
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
- 19 January 2007
The findings indicate that quantitative gait measures predict future risk of cognitive decline and dementia in initially non-demented older adults.
Oral triptans (serotonin 5-HT1B/1D agonists) in acute migraine treatment: a meta-analysis of 53 trials
Development and testing of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) Questionnaire to assess headache-related disability
From studies completed to date, the MIDAS Questionnaire has been shown to be internally consistent, highly reliable, valid, and correlates with physicians’ clinical judgment, support its suitability for use in clinical practice.
Cutaneous allodynia in the migraine population
To develop and validate a questionnaire for assessing cutaneous allodynia (CA), and to estimate the prevalence and severity of CA in the migraine population.