Military puts focus on migraines

‘‘Growing recognition has positioned headache and migraine among such issues as post-traumatic stress disorder as a military health concern, and the Defense Department is funding millions of dollars in research. Scientists are now evaluating new treatments and therapies that could benefit not only military personnel but also civilians — the estimated 6 percent of men and 18 percent of women who have at least one migraine a year.’’

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/migraine-and-headaches-prompt-new-research-focused-on-military-personnel/2011/10/24/gIQAlS0RvM_story.html