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SPECT (single photon emission computer tomography) finds source of migraines:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Migraine may one day be diagnosed by looking for inflammation of the membrane surrounding the brain using single photon emission computerised tomography (SPECT), US neurologists revealed at the American Academy of Neurology's meeting in Toronto, last month. The technique could also be used to find new pain-relieving drugs. Researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore injected patients suffering a migraine attack with a radiolabelled protein and followed its path using SPECT. The protein leaked from the blood into swollen tissue, identifying the meninges as the source of the migraine.

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