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A Research Study To Compare Two Kinds Of Daily Headache

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00335803
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 12, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 23, 2009
Information provided by:
Thomas Jefferson University

Brief Summary:
Chronic daily headache has been classified into several categories. One category is of sudden onset and is called New Daily Persistent Headache (NDPH). Another category of daily headache evolves gradually and is called Transformed Migraine (TM). This research study is being conducted to compare people with these two kinds of daily headache in order to improve our understanding of these conditions.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Official Title: A Comparison Of Subjects With New Daily Persistent Headache (NDPH) And Subjects With Transformed Migraine (TM)
Study Start Date : March 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2007

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Headache Migraine

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients aged 14-65, inclusive
  • Diagnosis of NDPH or TM according to the Silberstein-Lipton criteria.
  • Ability to read and understand an informed consent form and study procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Subjects with any disease or condition that would result in unreliable data or confound the data obtained for this study, as determined by the principal investigator.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00335803

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United States, Pennsylvania
Jefferson Headache Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Thomas Jefferson University
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Principal Investigator: william b young, M.D. Jefferson Headache Center

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00335803    
Other Study ID Numbers: WBY/NDPH-TM/001
First Posted: June 12, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 23, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms