National Headache Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Cluster Headache Research

The National Headache Foundation has been supporting clinical and basic science research in headache and its causes for over 25 years. These grants have served as springboards to obtaining over $7 million in federal funding of headache-related research. Newer resources have facilitated the application process and the review process. Grants are now available, up to $100,000 per protocol, for research support. We are focusing the current campaign to protocols dealing with cluster headaches. This effort is supported by the Hope … read more


National Headache Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Cluster Headache Research

The National Headache Foundation has been supporting clinical and basic science research in headache and its causes for over 25 years. These grants have served as springboards to obtaining over $7 million in federal funding of headache-related research. Newer resources have facilitated the application process and the review process. Grants are now available, up to $100,000 per protocol, for research support. We are focusing the current campaign to protocols dealing with cluster headaches. This effort is supported by the Hope … read more


Cluster Headache Study Seeks Participants

Cluster headache is one of the most severe pains known to humans. This condition causes intense stabbing or burning pain in or around the eye. If you suffer from chronic cluster headache, you may be eligible to participate in a new clinical research study.


Decreased Mood and Cognitive Function Linked With Cluster Headache

A new study suggests people who suffer from cluster headache experience increased memory issues, more disturbances of mood, and a poorer quality of life than people without the disorder, considered to be one of the most painful headache disorders. Researchers led by Mariam Torkamani, BSc, at the Cognitive Motor Neuroscience Group at the University College of London, recently conducted a small study to learn more about the daily effects of cluster headache, which is studied less than migraine, but causes … read more


Reader’s Mail: Medication and Time May Both Help Migraine and Cluster Headaches

Q. I have been reading NHF’s HeadWise for a few years now and find it very informative and helpful. I wish I didn’t need the information, but I have been diagnosed with cluster migraines. True to pattern, I can go two to three years without migraines except for two to three migraines per month occurring prior to my period. The clusters occur two to three times a day for a few months then remit for a couple of years. After every … read more