The Migraine Research Foundation is actively raising awareness of the critical need to fund migraine research. CLICK HERE for media coverage and press releases about our work.
MRF Awards Grant to Filmmakers
MRF has awarded a grant to filmmakers Susanna Styron and Jacki Ochs for The Migraine Project, a feature documentary film in the making. The Migraine Project will be an investigative documentary that will help enhance the public’s awareness and understanding of migraine. To learn more about this film, click here.
MRF Featured in More Magazine:
The Scary New Migraine Mistake
ON A LATE afternoon in April at the Head Pain Treatment Unit of Chelsea Community Hospital in Michigan, everything feels muted—window shades are drawn, and patients are speaking just above a whisper. Linda, a migraine sufferer who does not want to reveal her last name, is on day four of her detox treatment and is feeling nauseated. Click here to read more.
Fighting Misconceptions About Migraines
MRF president responds to the editor of The New York Times. Click here to read more.
MRF and Dr. Joel Saper featured on Migraines 101
Dr. Joel Saper (Director, Michigan Head Pain and Neurological Institute and Chairman of MRF's Medical Advisory Board) and Cathy Glaser (Founder and President of MRF) were the special guests on HealthyYou, Woman's Day's weekly health radio show.
To listen to the webcast of MIGRAINES 101, click here and hear Dr. Saper and Ms. Glaser discuss research, possible causes, and treatments of migraine.
MRF Research Grant Study Published in JAMA
The results of a study by Ann Scher, PhD, an MRF 2007 research grant winner, have been published in the June 24, 2009 issue of JAMA, the international peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Scher, of the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD, headed the team which examined the relationship between migraine in middle-age and late-life stroke in a group of Icelandic adults. The abstract of the study, Migraine Headache in Middle Age and Late-Life Brain Infarcts, can be found at http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/301/24/2563
MRF Joins MyMigraineConnection.com
MRF is proud to announce its new partnership with My Migraine Connection—a safe and welcoming online environment for migraine and headache sufferers to come and share their experiences. MyMigraineConnection.com is part of HealthCentral, the leading collection of condition-specific and wellness health sites where health seekers and experts share real life health experiences and information.
This partnership will enable MRF to reach new people with our important message and to add our voice to the thriving online migraine community. MRF will contribute regularly as an expert to MyMigraineConnection.com. Visit www.healthcentral.com/migraine/c/325197 often to join the conversation, or subscribe to MRF’s RSS feed to receive updates automatically.
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Samuel Yates, tel: (212) 249-5402, email@example.com
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