Migraine treatment using X-ray guidance may hold potential for relief

March 1, 2015 11:00 AM

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Migraine treatment using X-ray guidance may hold potential for relief

Preventive treatment for migraines has eluded doctors for decades: In the last 50 years, no new treatment has been pinpointed to alleviate the debilitating condition, which affects nearly 18 percent of the U.S. population.

Now, a team of radiologists are reporting preliminary findings that may indicate promise for a common technique to mitigate severe headaches— and that the method has the potential to join the sparse list of temporary, first-line solutions for migraines. That list includes the nasal spray Imitrex, as...

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