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The migraine WHAT! study focusses on the role of hormones in women with migraine. WHAT stands for “Women, Hormones, Attacks and Treatment”.

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News article in Nature: Closing the gender gap in migraine research

“Terwindt notes that many general practitioners remain unaware of the aura-associated risk of stroke, and prescribe oral contraception as a stabilizing treatment for migraine without full knowledge of the risks or clear evidence of the benefits. “It’s just trial and error,” she says. She and Maassen van den Brink have launched a study to establish more firmly whether hormonal treatment helps manage migraine.” Read the full article here.

The tragic of migraine: there's so much we don't know

Interview with dr. Maassen van den Brink in NRC (Dutch newspaper). Read the full article here (in Dutch).

Dr. Maassen van den Brink receives NWO Vici-grant

Dr. Maassen van den Brink received an NWO Vici grant of 1.5 milion for her migraine reserach. Read the full article here (in Dutch).

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