Wednesday, 16 October 2013

A radiant light and an aura of activity - Nature Medicine has a fascinating article about attempts to research the neuroscience of migraine and its aura – the perceptual changes that precede the onset of the splitting headache.It turns out to be trickier than it seems. The idea is to trigger a migraine in people who seem to have clear conditions that start one off and then get them in a scanner as soon as possible.Unfortunately, this doesn’t always work very reliably.

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