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Test results show promise in helping to prevent migraines

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LOS ANGELES — Two drugs given to people who suffer migraines reduced the frequency of their headaches in early trials, scientists said.

The test results “may potentially represent a new era in preventive therapy for migraine,” Dr. Peter Goadsby, an author on studies of both drugs, said in a statement. One of the researchers called migraine headaches the third most common medical disorder in the world.

Both drugs must undergo larger trials to confirm the results.

Both drugs are intended…

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