Category: Research

Cannabinoid Chemistry Update

Author: Alexander Melinyshin, MD, FRCPC On October 17, 2018, recreational marijuana was legalised Canada-wide, however modern medical use of marijuana and its derivatives has been ongoing since 1999. With more and more Canadians wanting to try it for an ever-expanding array of applications, cannabis has…

New evidence presented in favour of Vitamin D for migraine prevention

Author: Claire Sandoe, MD, FRCPC, Headache Fellow Many patients share a desire for non-medication strategies to help improve their migraines. A recently published study suggests that Vitamin D may be added to the list of potentially beneficial supplements. Past research about the role of Vitamin…

A tribute to Neil Raskin and ice-cream headache

Dr Neil Raskin is a pioneer of headache medicine who is still practicing at 83 years old in San Francisco. He described the famous «DHE Raskin Protocol» that helped so many patients. But do you know those four special headaches that were described by Dr…