The Migraine Research Foundation is a nonprofit that raises money to fund innovative migraine research. Migraine affects 12% of the population, 1 in 4 families, and over 38 million Americans. We still don't know what causes migraine, so the only hope for sufferers lies in more and better research. MRF awards grants to discover the causes, improve the treatments, and find a cure.
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Migraine Awareness: Why Migraines Largely Remain A Mystery
MedicalDaily.com, May 14, 2014
We still don't know what causes migraine so solving migraine's mysteries requires research. Despite its vast prevalence and huge impact, very little money goes to migraine research. Read More.
Headache: Do narcotics and marijuana have a place in treatment?
MedpageToday.com, April 21, 2014
Experts weigh in on the use of opioids and cannabis in treating migraine. Watch the Video.
I Have a Headache Everyday
The Skinny on a Chronic Daily Headache
Headaches.About.com, April 21, 2014
Learn about the diagnosis of chronic daily headache. Read More.
US headache sufferers get $1 billion worth of brain scans each year, study finds
Medicalxpress.com, March 17, 2014
One in eight US doctor visits for a headache or migraine result in the patient going for a brain scan, at a cost of about $1 billion/year. And only 1-3% show an abnormality. Read More.
5 Migraine Myths
Headaches, about.com, February 22, 2014
Migraine myths and the facts that dispel them. Read More.
Hot Topics: What Works, What Doesn't
Medpagetoday.com, February 21, 2014
Experts talk about what migraine therapies really work. Watch the Video.
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