Migraine sufferers in Scotland have the opportunity to be prescribed what has been deemed by some as a “life-changing” migraine drug.
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Over 600,000 people took part in NHS research in 2014 and they did so for a number of reasons. For some it was a wish to help further medical understanding, both for conditions that directly affected them, and also to help … Continue reading
There are more ways to get involved in research than it might at first appear there are. Most people know that it is possible to sign up to be a volunteer in medical trials or that they can put their … Continue reading
The number of people volunteering to give blood in the UK dropped by 40% last year when compared to numbers of new donors who were signing up a decade ago. While this isn’t a crisis yet it does mean that … Continue reading
In October last year the NHS published a report looking into the possibility of commissioning Occipital Nerve Stimulation as a treatment that can be used to help adult sufferers of intractable chronic migraines (headaches lasting for 4 hours or more … Continue reading
Aside from the heavy emotional and physical costs that migraine attacks entail, there are also the monetary costs that migraine entails. However, in general for migrainers and those close to them the overriding wish to find a cure is a … Continue reading
The NHS set up by Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee in 1948 has long been one of the truly great things about the UK. With other countries around the world who are reliant on private health insurers keen to establish … Continue reading