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The History of the Migraine Trust

The Journal of Headache and Pain20067:275

Received: 4 March 2006

Accepted: 6 March 2006

Published: 31 March 2006


The history of a medical charity founded for the purpose of initiating research into the commonest of all human afflictions—headache. Of the 100 causes, migraine is one of the commonest, and in spite of the lack of interest of the medical profession, this review shows how the pace of research rapidly increased as evidenced by the biennial International Symposia of the Migraine Trust

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MigraineEarlySymposiaProceedingsHeadache clinics