Items Tagged ‘prevention’

May 21, 2018

FDA Approves Aimovig, A Novel Preventive Treatment for Migraine Headaches

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According to Dr. Jessica Ailani, MD, associate professor of neurology at MedStar’s Georgetown University Hospital and director of the MedStar Georgetown Headache Center, migraines affect over 36 million people in the U.S. yet they are still a poorly recognized and under-diagnosed disease. In 2018, the number of migraine-specific treatments available in the US will double […]

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Tags: Aimovig, General, Headaches, Migraine, News, prevention, treatment


September 11, 2017

Pass it On: It’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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In 2016, the American Cancer Association estimates that 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 14,240 women will die from the disease. The incidence of ovarian cancer has decreased slightly in the past decade or so, though the reason for this decrease remains unknown. Ovarian cancer usually has no obvious symptoms but some […]

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Tags: awareness month, genetic testing, hereditary, News, Ovarian Cancer, prevention