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New Ways to Split a Headache


Regular use of the painkiller codeine can actually increase sensitivity to pain.

By James Swift, Jacinta Johnson & Paul Rolan

Chronic headache is poorly understood and notoriously difficult to manage, but immune-targeted medications and electrical stimulation could provide fresh insight into the root cause and treatment of this debilitating condition.

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