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