About all the clinical trials
All clinical trials have guidelines about which can, and who cannot, participate. These guidelines are called inclusion and exclusion criteria. Inclusion criteria are factors that allow someone to participate in a clinical trial. Exclusion criteria are factors that disallow someone from participating. These criteria help to produce reliable results. Some factors considered are age, gender, the type and stage of a disease, previous treatment history, and other medical conditions. A participant must qualify for a study before participating. It is important to note that inclusion and exclusion criteria are not used to reject people personally. Instead, the criteria are used to identify appropriate participants and keep them safe. The criteria help ensure that researchers will be able to answer the questions they plan to study.
More of the headache research
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Acupressure - A Headache Healer
Acupressure - A Headache Healer
There must have a time when you had a headache and your friend pressed a spot on your hand which somehow made this headache go away. So did that work? What your friend was using is a very old (about 5,000 years) and widely practiced form of body...
Cough Headaches -
Introduction - Cough Headache can be caused by cough; sneeze or bending, when the blood pressure in the veins in the head increases and the pain may be sharp or stabbing usually on both the sides of the head and at the back of the skull. These...
Headache is roughly never located in the brain. There is in fact not much ability at all to sense pain in the mass of the brain - surgeons do for instance not use anesthetics on the brain when they perform brain surgery. Headache is almost forever...
The over-the-counter and prescription medications that are used to treat migraine pain fall into two general categories: those for use during an attack and those that help prevent attacks. A sufferer may need to take different medications to address...
You have a headache emergency and should see your physician or go to the emergency room immediately if you are experiencing the following, namely, severe headache with sudden onset, headache pain that feels like an explosion or thunderclap, severe...
Sinus Headaches -
What are sinus headaches? Sinuses are the bony, air-filled cavities connecting to the nose through small openings. These openings are blocked due to excess mucous and become infected and congested, when a person suffers from a cold or allergy. Due...
Types of headaches:
A headache in the medical terms is also known as cephalgia. The head ache is a condition of mild to awful pain in the head. This pain sometimes attacks the neck or upper back pain may also be referred to as a headache. The headache is among the most...
Bad breath sinus
Sinus conditions can have an effect on the quality of a person's breath. Upper respiratory infections and allergies can both promote the flow of postnasal drip onto the back portion of a person's tongue by way of an opening in the area of a person's...
Spider bite blisters
There are at least 50,000 spider species in the arachnid family. Spiders are defined as having eight jointed legs, no wings, no antennae and only two body sections: the thorax and the abdomen. Spiders spend their entire life span capturing and...
Understanding Hemiplegic migraine
Before understanding a Hemiplegic Migraine, one must understand the fact that Migraine attacks are episodic manifestations of a genetic neurological disease and that Migraine can be present in a variety of ways. Hemiplegic Migraine is a rare form of...
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