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Cluster Headache Awareness Day 2019

Often regarded as the most painful condition known to medical science, a Cluster Headache is a rare type of headache affecting about 1 in every 1,000 people, with patients suffering from excruciating and debilitating pain many times worse than that of a migraine.

BMC are proud to support the campaign in raising awareness and understanding of this debilitating condition in hope of faster diagnosis for sufferers. Browse The Journal of Headache and Pain’s featured articles below:

Migraine and cluster headache – the common link

Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation for treatment of cluster headache: early UK clinical experience

Oxygen treatment for cluster headache attacks at different flow rates: a double-blind, randomized, crossover study

OnabotulinumtoxinA in the treatment of refractory chronic cluster headache

Editor’s picks 2018

from The Journal of Headache and Pain

The Journal of Headache and PainThe Editor’s picks have brought new insights on the teratogenic and neurodevelopmental foetal risk related to the use of Valproate in migraine, to debate of Medication Overuse as secondary headache or simple sequela of migraine and dichotomy between population-based studies and clinical cognitive impairment in migraine. Browse the articles below.

Latest clinical recommendations on valproate use for migraine prophylaxis in women of childbearing age: overview from European Medicines Agency and European Headache Federation
Efstratia Vatzaki et al.

Medication-overuse headache: a widely recognized entity amidst ongoing debate
Nicolas Vandenbussche et al.

Cognitive dysfunction and migraine
Doga Vuralli et al.

from Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation

Journal of NeuroEngineering and RehabilitationCase-study of a user-driven prosthetic arm design: bionic hand versus customized body-powered technology in a highly demanding work environment
Wolf Schweitzer et al.

Autonomous multi-joint soft exosuit with augmentation-power-based control parameter tuning reduces energy cost of loaded walking
Sangjun Lee et al.

What do randomized controlled trials say about virtual rehabilitation in stroke? A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of upper-limb and cognitive outcomes
Anna Aminov et al.

Read our article collections

Edited by: Paolo Martelletti

PainkillersThis collection of articles results from the tight collaboration between the European Headache Federation (EHF) and its Official Journal, The Journal of Headache and Pain. Read the collection

Edited by: Messoud AshinaMigraine​​​​​​​

Here, we introduce the The Journal of Headache and Pain thematic series on pituitary adenylate cyclase activating peptide (PACAP) as an emerging molecule in primary headaches. Read the collection