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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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Dr. Antoinette Maassen van den Brink wins the VNVA Corrie Hermannprice

Dr. Antoinette Maassen van den Brink will receive the VNVA (Vereniging Nederlandse Vrouwelijke Artsen) Corrie Hermannprice on the 2nd of October 2021, for her role as pioneer in the research area of migraine and female hormones. Read the full article here (in Dutch).

Newspaper: women respond different to medication

Men and women respond different to medication. Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Center and Erasmus MC discovered that triptans are a good example. Women experience more side effects, for example. Nevertheless, they are prescribed the same dosage as men. Read the full article here (in Dutch).

RADAR+ Interview with prof. dr. Terwindt

Two million Dutch people suffer from migraine, women twice as often as men. Acute medication is less effective in women. Prof. dr. Terwindt from the LUMC: ‘Women with migraine have the right to better answers’. Read the full article here (in Dutch).

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