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  1. In the Vågå study of headache epidemiology, 1838 or 88.6% of the available 18–65-year-old inhabitants of the commune were included. Everyone was questioned and examined personally by the principal investigator...

    Authors: O. Sjaastad, L. S. Bakketeig and H. C. Petersen

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:301

    Content type: Original

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  2. The objective was to investigate the safety and efficacy of almotriptan in patients aged 11–17 years old with acute migraine. Fifteen patients aged 11–17 with a history of migraine with or without aura were tr...

    Authors: J. A. Charles

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:288

    Content type: Brief Report

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  3. A 44-year-old man with a past medical history of episodic cluster headache presented in our ED with complaints of multiple daily cluster headache attacks, with cervico-occipital spreading of pain from May to S...

    Authors: L. Scattoni, F. Di Stani, V. Villani, D. Dugoni, C. Mostardini, C. Reale and R. Cerbo

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:283

    Content type: Brief Report

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  4. The catechol–O–methyltransferase (COMT) gene contains a functional polymorphism, Val158Met, that has been found to influence human pain perception, and one study has found that migraine was less likely among thos...

    Authors: K. Hagen, E. Pettersen, L. J. Stovner, F. Skorpen and J.-A. Zwart

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:281

    Content type: Original

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  5. The following points are covered in this review. (1) How a randomised clinical trial in migraine is performed. The whole process from idea to publication of an article is reviewed. (2) How to understand a pape...

    Authors: P. Tfelt-Hansen

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:278

    Content type: Tutorial

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  6. The notion that disorders of the cervical spine can cause headache is more than a century old, yet there is still a great deal of debate about cervicogenic headache (CEH) in terms of its underlying mechanisms,...

    Authors: F. Antonaci, G. Bono and P. Chimento

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:277

    Content type: Tutorial

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  7. The history of a medical charity founded for the purpose of initiating research into the commonest of all human afflictions—headache. Of the 100 causes, migraine is one of the commonest, and in spite of the la...

    Authors: F. C. Rose

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:275

    Content type: HISTORY OF HEADACHE SECTION

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  8. Hypothalamus–pituitaryadrenal (HPA) axis activity was monitored in 20 women with chronic migraine (CM), previously affected by medication overuse headache (MOH), in comparison to healthy women (20 subjects) by...

    Authors: F. R. Patacchioli, P. Monnazzi, S. Simeoni, S. De Filippis, E. Salvatori, G. Coloprisco and P. Martelletti

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:274

    Content type: RAPID COMMUNICATION

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  9. This study was planned to investigate the economic impact of headache on Turkish headache sufferers attending a tertiary care outpatient headache clinic.

    Authors: N. Karlı, M. Zarifoğlu, M. Ertafş, S. Saip, V. Öztürk, Ş. Bıçakçı, C. Boz, D. Selçuki, A. Oğuzhanoğlu, M. Neyal, A. Siva, C. İrkeç, H. Kaleağası, T. Kansu, Y. Sarıca, N. Taşdemir…

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:273

    Content type: Original

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  10. Many factors should be considered when an episodic migraine worsens and becomes chronic. Prolactin (PRL) was linked to the origin of pain in patients with microprolactinomas who developed different types of he...

    Authors: C. Cavestro, A. Rosatello, M. P. Marino, G. Micca and G. Asteggiano

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:272

    Content type: Original

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  11. In whiplash studies, there may be interpretation difficulties: are post–whiplash findings, when present, a consequence of the whiplash trauma, or did they exist prior to trauma? In the Vågå headache epidemiolo...

    Authors: O. Sjaastad, T. A. Fredriksen, J. Båtnes, H. C. Petersen and L. S. Bakketeig

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:270

    Content type: Original

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  12. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is an unusual syndrome that is characterised by positional headache, neck rigidity, nausea and vomiting. The characteristic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings ...

    Authors: A. K. Firat, H. M. Karakas, Z. Y. Firat, B. Kahraman and G. Erdem

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:269

    Content type: Brief Report

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in The Journal of Headache and Pain 2008 9:22

  13. Randomised controlled trials cannot collect all the data relevant for use in everyday clinical practice because drug exposure is limited, endpoints are restricted and some patient populations are excluded. Pos...

    Authors: J. Pascual, Hans-Christoph Diener and Hélène Massiou

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:266

    Content type: Original

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  14. The objective was to examine reliability of pressure and thermal (cold) pain threshold assessment in persons less than 25 years of age, using intra–class correlation (ICC) and coefficients of repeatability and...

    Authors: S. Cathcart and D. Pritchard

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:265

    Content type: Original

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  15. The frequency and characteristics of headache in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are not clear and there are only a few studies that have assessed the relationship between chronic hy...

    Authors: A. Özge, C. Özge, H. Kaleagasi, O. Ö. Yalin, Ö. Ünal and E. S. Özgür

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:264

    Content type: RAPID COMMUNICATION

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  16. An observational study of thyroid function tests performed in patients with headache prior to referral to a neurological clinic found no headache cases attributable to either hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism....

    Authors: A. J. Larner

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2006 7:263

    Content type: LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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  17. Chronic short–lasting headaches, in which trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) are included, are relatively rare syndromes and not always well recognised. We present a case highly suggestive of short–lasti...

    Authors: M. Guidotti and M. Mauri

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:261

    Content type: Original

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  18. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is a well defined entity, however it is characterised by a relevant clinical heterogeneity. The main feature is orthostatic headache, often accompanied by other symptoms. T...

    Authors: P. Merlo, A. M. Clerici, B. Stival, V. Rebecchi, M. Noce and S. Mazza

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:258

    Content type: Original

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  19. The syndrome of transient Headache and Neurological Deficits with cerebrospinal fluid Lymphocytosis (HaNDL) now referred to in the IHS ICHD–II code 7.8, is only infrequently accompanied by a confusional state ...

    Authors: A. Giorgetti, G. Mariani, G. M. Patruno and A. Romorini

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:257

    Content type: Original

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  20. We describe a woman with a long history of relapsing-remitting painful ophthalmoplegia in a seasonal pattern, due to an isolated orbital myositis that was—at our observation–classified in the context of the so...

    Authors: E. Guaschino, C. Zandrini, G. Minonzio, A. Mancioli, M. Broggini and G. Bono

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:254

    Content type: Original

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  21. This overview of the published epidemiological evidence of migraine helps to identify the size of the public–health problem that migraine represents. It also highlights the need for further epidemiological stu...

    Authors: M. Leonardi, T. J. Steiner, A. T. Scher and R. B. Lipton

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:252

    Content type: Review

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  22. Chronic tension type headache (CTTH) has a strong impact on the Quality Of Life (QOL). We carried out an open–label randomized clinical trial on 18 patients with CTTH in order to compare two different regimens...

    Authors: D. Bettucci, L. Testa, S. Calzoni, P. Mantegazza, M. Viana and F. Monaco

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 7:251

    Content type: Original

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  23. The idea that headache may originate from a problem at the neck or cervical spine level has fascinated and stimulated researchers for centuries. Contributions and reports seeking to clarify this issue have mul...

    Authors: F. Antonaci, G. Bono, M. Mauri, M. Drottning and S. Buscone

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:250

    Content type: HISTORY OF HEADACHE SECTION

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  24. According to an epidemiological study in Japan, there are as many as 22 million patients with tension headache and 8.4 million with migraine. Furthermore, patients suffering from both types of headache concurr...

    Authors: H. Okuma, Y. Kitagawa and S. Takagi

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:249

    Content type: Original

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  25. The objective of this study was to establish if chronic headaches with medication overuse can modify a topo–kinesthetic memory test. Nineteen patients with medication overuse headache (MOH), 13 patients with c...

    Authors: L. A. Pini, G. Guidetti, D. Brovia, P. Pontremoli and P. Sarchielli

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:248

    Content type: Original

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  26. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is a rare syndrome defined by postural headache, associated with a low cerebrospinal fluid pressure, without history of previous dural trauma or invasive treatment on...

    Authors: M. Trappolini, A. Clarice, A. Scorza, L. Angrisani, F. Trappolini, M. March Rocchietti and M. Proietta

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 7:247

    Content type: Brief Report

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  27. A healthy 22–year–old man complained of primary stabbing headache (PSH) for about two months. The headache recurred after one year and after a month the pain took on the characteristics of short–lasting unilat...

    Authors: F. Raudino

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:246

    Content type: Brief Report

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  28. The basic physiological and anatomical basis for circadian rhythms in mammalian behaviour and physiology is introduced. The pathways involved in photic entrainment of the circadian clock are discussed in relat...

    Authors: M. A. Zordan and C. P. Kyriacou

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:242

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in The Journal of Headache and Pain 2000 1:103