Author: Elisa De Paula França Resende

Researchers validate a questionnaire in Portuguese to detect a common sleep disorder

Patients with Parkinson’s disease commonly present with a sleep disorder characterized by moving arms and legs violently while dreaming. The diagnosis is only made by an expensive exam called Polysomnography. Researchers validated the Brazilian Portuguese version of a screening questionnaire to help detect this disorder. Read More →

Eating habits, personality, mood, and headache: how eating disorders can relate to migraine?

Migraine is a common disorder without a cure. To unveil novel treatment possibilities, Turkish researchers went to look to an unexpected association: the relationship between migraine and eating disorders. They found that persons with migraine have a higher prevalence of eating disorders, and having both conditions seems to worsen migraine. Read More →