St. Jude’s Neuromodulation Works Well Against Migraines

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 30, 2011 at 3:45 PM General Health News
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Genesis neuromodulator from St. Jude Medical is found to be effective in relieving chronic migraines, a recent study has shown.
 St. Jude’s Neuromodulation Works Well Against Migraines
St. Jude’s Neuromodulation Works Well Against Migraines

During the study, 157 patients habituated to suffering severe migraine for atleast 20 days in a month were implanted with this device. A control group with migraine patients was given a placebo.

The results revealed that close to 66 percent of participants in the active group that received the implants reported marked reduction in the headaches.  Among the control group, only 17% reported relief from headaches.

Nearly 51% of participants in the active group reported high levels of satisfaction with the results of the neuromodulator as against 19% of the group that received the placebo.  



Source: Medindia

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