CGRP antibodies for migraine

CGRP antibodies for migraine

CGRP antibodies are coming to Canada and are stirring a lot of interest from the medical community.  Patients also have many questions about these new treatments. Migraine Canada has created a handout to provide basic information. Have a look, and if you are a health...
Patient Review Survey for Erenumab

Patient Review Survey for Erenumab

Dear Colleague, Migraine Canada is inviting patients to participate in a survey to produce a patient review in support of erenumab (Aimovig) for CADTH, (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health). Migraine Canada is committed to provide reviews for ALL new...
AHS comments on the new CGRP MABs

AHS comments on the new CGRP MABs

Dear CHS colleagues, Please find a message from the AHS president, Kathleen Digre, summarizing some aspects of CGRP MAB therapy. Exciting prospects ahead (and lots of forms) — Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology Headache Leader,...
20th anniversary for the Canadian Headache Course!

20th anniversary for the Canadian Headache Course!

  The Canadian Headache Society is dedicated to the training of Neurology residents in headache. Once again, we assemble a fantastic group of speakers in Montreal to talk about the diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders. Our two guest speakers this year are Dr...
2017 Headache Course: a success!

2017 Headache Course: a success!

The National Neurology Resident Headache Course was held at the Women’s College Hospital in Toronto in October. This year, our guest speaker was Deborah Friedman, from Texas, who gave excellent presentations on Headache and the eye and Pseudotumor Cerebri. For...
Headache rotation highly popular in Toronto

Headache rotation highly popular in Toronto

Many neurology residents in Canada do not have access to proper training in headache medicine. In Toronto though, things have been much improved since Dr Christine Lay and Jonathan Gladstone took charge. There is a now a one-month elective available to neurology...