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Papers: 10 Jul 2021 - 16 Jul 2021

Human Studies


2021 Jul 01

JAMA Netw Open



Prevalence of Headache Days and Disability 3 Years After Participation in the Childhood and Adolescent Migraine Prevention Medication Trial.


Powers SW, Coffey CS, Chamberlin LA, Ecklund DJ, Klingner EA, Yankey JW, Peugh JL, Korbee LL, Simmons K, Sullivan SM, Kabbouche MA, Kacperski J, Porter LL, Reidy BL, Hershey AD
JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul 01; 4(7):e2114712.
PMID: 34251445.


Migraine is a common neurological disease that often begins in childhood and continues into adulthood; approximately 6 million children and adolescents in the United States cope with migraine, and many frequently experience significant disability and multiple headache days per week. Although pharmacological preventive treatments have been shown to offer some benefit to youth with migraine, additional research is needed to understand whether and how these benefits are sustained.