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by Andrew H. Ahn, M.D., Ph.D. and Peter Goadsby, M.D., Ph.D.
"Attack" is often a word associated with migraine, and for good reason. If you suffer from migraine headaches or know someone who does, you are well aware of its crippling nature. New research uncovering an important link between migraine and sleep patterns holds enormous promise of improved care for millions of people who experience migraine and suffer from familial advanced sleep phase syndrome (FASP). From Cerebrum, our online magazine of ideas. See also: Report on Progress: Why Is Sleep So Important?
Stroke is the No. 1 cause of serious long-term disability in the U.S., and some scientists believe the current guidelines for treatment and rehabilitation can be improved. Based on expert commentary and recent research, this paper addresses the window of treatment for acute stroke, and how therapeutic strategies may be improved. A Dana briefing paper.