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Variant Angina (or Prinzmetal Angina) is pain in chest region caused by coronary artery spasm. Prinzmetal's Angina, or coronary artery spasm, is an uncommon condition seen in both men and women....
Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, particularly in the large arteries, smaller arterioles and large veins....
Hypertension is known as one of the critical factors associated with heart ailments. Thus, scientists have developed rice fortified with γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA), a blood-pressure lowering agent. T...
Scientists have unraveled the mystery of how the Costa Rican coral snake's venom causes seizures in its victims, a finding that could boost research into schizophrenia, epilepsy and chronic pain,...
This crowdfunded, handheld wand purports to reduce headaches and stress. The Headdoc, developed by Kencap Medical Solutions, has raised $3,223 out of its $10,000 goal on Indiegogo as of Feb. 5. Read m...
The two-drug combination is more expensive than codeine for reducing headaches in pregnant women, but is more effective and worth the cost, say researchers. Medscape Medical News
Genetic studies suggest copy number variations in GABA A receptors could help predict the risk of schizophrenia.
(Reuters Health) - Strength training might help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce their pain, according to a small Danish study.
An association between a broad range of pre-existing mental disorders and subsequent onset of severe or frequent headaches has been identified by researchers.
New research on headaches in retired professional football players suggesting a link to TBI was released on the same day an NFL lawsuit settlement was announced. Medscape Medical News
Suboccipital cough-induced headaches are considered a hallmark symptom of Chiari malformation type I (CMI). However, non--Valsalva-related suboccipital headaches and headaches in other locations are a...
Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter that is known to be synthesized and released from GABAergic neurons in the brain. However, recent studies have shown that not o...
The conventional spectral-editing experiment used to measure GABA in the human brain also contains a contribution from macromolecules (MM), and the combined GABA plus MM signal is often referred to as...
When γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system, falls below a threshold level, seizures occur. One approach to raise GABA concentration...
Chronic daily headaches (CDH) is a descriptive term used for patients who experience headaches on at least 15 days or more out of the month; for at least 3 months, irrespective of the underlying hea...