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St. Jude’s Neuromodulation Works Well Against Migraines

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 30, 2011 at 3:45 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
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
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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.

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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.  



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