Obama ‘Must Not Bow’ To Demands Of Abortion-Rights Supporters, Editorial Says

January 16, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama was “largely hesitant” to discuss abortion rights while campaigning, and he “had good reason to be apprehensive,” a Washington Times editorial says, adding that abortion-rights groups “want to pull out all the stops, and their wish list has no bounds.” The editorial states that abortion-rights advocates are lobbying Obama’s transition team to “remove all restrictions on abortion instituted by President Bush and Republican-led Congresses over the last eight years.”
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Migraine With Aura May Be Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke And Heart Attacks And Must Be Taken Seriously By GPs

January 1, 2009

Doctors need to pay special attention to people with migraine with aura as they could be at increased risk of stroke or heart attack, a London conference heard today.

Professor Tobias Kurth, a leading neuroepidemiologist from Harvard Medical School, USA, has found the links between migraine with aura and cardiovascular events are now so strong that GPs need to take them seriously.

Speaking at the European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress 2008 (EHMTIC), which has attracted 750 specialists in the field, Professor Kurth said recent research shows migraine with aura is associated with an increased risk of stroke, angina and heart attack. Migraine with aura affects around 1.2million people in the UK alone.
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Migraine With Aura May Be Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke And Heart Attacks And Must Be Taken Seriously By GPs

September 8, 2008

Doctors need to pay special attention to people with migraine with aura as they could be at increased risk of stroke or heart attack, a London conference heard today.

Professor Tobias Kurth, a leading neuroepidemiologist from Harvard Medical School, USA, has found the links between migraine with aura and cardiovascular events are now so strong that GPs need to take them seriously.

Speaking at the European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress 2008 (EHMTIC), which has attracted 750 specialists in the field, Professor Kurth said recent research shows migraine with aura is associated with an increased risk of stroke, angina and heart attack. Migraine with aura affects around 1.2million people in the UK alone.
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