Monoclonal Antibodies: New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

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Monoclonal Antibodies: New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

Post by Laura on Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:40 am

"TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental drugs may help prevent migraines in people who suffer multiple attacks a month, according to preliminary findings from a pair of clinical trials.

The drugs, one given by IV and one by injection, are part of a new approach to preventing migraine headaches. They are "monoclonal antibodies" that target a tiny protein called the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) -- which recent research has implicated in triggering migraine pain."

Read the entire article here: http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/news/20140422/new-drugs-may-help-prevent-migraines
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Re: Monoclonal Antibodies: New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

Post by Sarah on Sun May 04, 2014 3:14 am

Thanks for the interesting article. Here's hoping, eh? Smile
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