08/08/2012 10:39 am ET

Fresh Target In Hunt For A Migraine Cure

The hunt is intensifying for new treatments for migraines, the common and debilitating headaches that have confounded scientists for decades. Of greatest focus for researchers is a brain chemical known as CGRP, which appears to play a role in the transmission of pain, but not in other brain functions, such as cognition or mood.

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