R B Lipton

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A new screening tool for cervical dystonia
    R Saunders-Pullman
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Medical Center, 10 Union Square E, Suite 5J, PACC, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Neurology 64:2046-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A genotype of exceptional longevity is associated with preservation of cognitive function
    N Barzilai
    Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 67:2170-5. 2006
  3. pmc Hippocampal correlates of pain in healthy elderly adults: a pilot study
    M E Zimmerman
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 73:1567-70. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and economic impact of migraine
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Headache Unit, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 17:s4-12. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine in the United States: epidemiology and patterns of health care use
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Headache Unit, Montefiore Medical College, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 58:885-94. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Migraine, quality of life, and depression: a population-based case-control study
    R B Lipton
    Departments of Neurology, Epidemiology, and Social Medicine Dr Lipton, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 55:629-35. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Stratified care vs step care strategies for migraine: the Disability in Strategies of Care (DISC) Study: A randomized trial
    R B Lipton
    Innovative Medical Research Inc, 1200 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905, USA
    JAMA 284:2599-605. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of acetaminophen in the treatment of migraine: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, population-based study
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3486-92. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine in alleviating migraine headache pain: three double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Headache Unit, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Arch Neurol 55:210-7. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of headache-related disability in migraine management: implications for headache treatment guidelines
    R B Lipton
    Departments of Neurology, and Epidemiology and Social Medicine, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 56:S35-42. 2001

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Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint A new screening tool for cervical dystonia
    R Saunders-Pullman
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Medical Center, 10 Union Square E, Suite 5J, PACC, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Neurology 64:2046-9. 2005
    ..As a low-cost highly sensitive screening tool is needed to improve case detection for genetic and epidemiologic studies, the authors developed the Beth Israel Dystonia Screen (BIDS), a computer-assisted telephone interview...
  2. ncbi request reprint A genotype of exceptional longevity is associated with preservation of cognitive function
    N Barzilai
    Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 67:2170-5. 2006
    ..To test whether cholesterol ester transfer protein (CETP) genotype (VV homozygosity for I405V) is associated with preservation of cognitive function in addition to its association with exceptional longevity...
  3. pmc Hippocampal correlates of pain in healthy elderly adults: a pilot study
    M E Zimmerman
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 73:1567-70. 2009
    ..The goal of this pilot study was to examine MRI- and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)-derived hippocampal correlates of pain in older adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and economic impact of migraine
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Headache Unit, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 17:s4-12. 2001
    ..The public health burden of migraine is substantial due to its high prevalence and prominent temporary disability. The widespread disability produced by migraine is an important target for treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine in the United States: epidemiology and patterns of health care use
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Headache Unit, Montefiore Medical College, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 58:885-94. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and distribution of migraine in the United States as well as current patterns of health care use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Migraine, quality of life, and depression: a population-based case-control study
    R B Lipton
    Departments of Neurology, Epidemiology, and Social Medicine Dr Lipton, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 55:629-35. 2000
    ..This study reports on the influence of migraine and comorbid depression on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population-based sample of subjects with migraine and nonmigraine controls...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stratified care vs step care strategies for migraine: the Disability in Strategies of Care (DISC) Study: A randomized trial
    R B Lipton
    Innovative Medical Research Inc, 1200 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905, USA
    JAMA 284:2599-605. 2000
    ..In stratified care, initial treatment is based on measurement of the severity of illness or other factors. These strategies for migraine have not been rigorously evaluated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of acetaminophen in the treatment of migraine: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, population-based study
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3486-92. 2000
    ..Although most persons with migraine treat their headaches with over-the-counter medication, systematic data on the safety and efficacy of widely used treatment, including acetaminophen, are sparse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine in alleviating migraine headache pain: three double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Headache Unit, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Arch Neurol 55:210-7. 1998
    ..To assess the effectiveness of the nonprescription combination of acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine in alleviating migraine headache pain...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of headache-related disability in migraine management: implications for headache treatment guidelines
    R B Lipton
    Departments of Neurology, and Epidemiology and Social Medicine, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurology 56:S35-42. 2001
    ..Results from the Disability in Strategies for Care (DISC) study indicate that stratified care provides superior outcomes compared to step-care and that the approach is cost-effective, supporting the US Headache Consortium..
  11. pmc Cognitive activities delay onset of memory decline in persons who develop dementia
    C B Hall
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, and Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 73:356-61. 2009
    ..Early life education and participation in cognitively stimulating leisure activities later in life are 2 factors thought to reflect cognitive reserve, which may delay the onset of the memory decline in the preclinical stages of dementia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic migraine is an earlier stage of transformed migraine in adults
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 65:1556-61. 2005
    ..They are often classified as transformed migraine (TM), a disorder not addressed in the International Headache Society classification...
  13. ncbi request reprint Migraine in adolescents: association with socioeconomic status and family history
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 69:16-25. 2007
    ..The influence of socioeconomic status on the prevalence of migraine is unknown in adolescents. Accordingly, we investigated the prevalence of migraine in a large sample of adolescents by sociodemographic features...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimation of bivariate measurements having different change points, with application to cognitive ageing
    C B Hall
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, U S A
    Stat Med 20:3695-714. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Education delays accelerated decline on a memory test in persons who develop dementia
    C B Hall
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462, USA
    Neurology 69:1657-64. 2007
    ..To test the cognitive reserve hypothesis by examining the effect of education on memory decline during the preclinical course of dementia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incidence of epilepsy in a racially diverse, community-dwelling, elderly cohort: results from the Einstein aging study
    S A Hussain
    Department of Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Res 71:195-205. 2006
    ..To determine age-specific incidence and cumulative incidence of epilepsy in a well-defined cohort of elderly people, and to examine how rates of epilepsy are modified by sex, race, stroke, dementia, head injury, and depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of rizatriptan and other triptans on the nausea symptom of migraine: a post hoc analysis
    R B Lipton
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Headache 41:754-63. 2001
    ..Rates of emergent nausea in patients who were free of it at baseline were low, and no consistent differences were observed between active treatments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials of acute treatments for migraine including multiple attack studies of pain, disability, and health-related quality of life
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 65:S50-8. 2005
    ..We consider clinical trials strategies designed to address the more complex clinical and policy requirements for meeting the needs of those with migraine...
  19. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and comorbidity profiles of chronic migraine and episodic migraine sufferers
    D C Buse
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:428-32. 2010
    ..To characterise and compare the sociodemographic profiles and the frequency of common comorbidities for adults with chronic migraine (CM) and episodic migraine (EM) in a large population-based sample...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of migraine and probable migraine in a health plan
    N V Patel
    AdvancePCS, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 63:1432-8. 2004
    ..A large number of headache sufferers with features of migraine fail to meet criteria for strict migraine (SM; migraine with or without aura) but do meet criteria for probable migraine (PM)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acetaminophen in the treatment of headaches associated with dipyridamole-aspirin combination
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 63:1099-101. 2004
    ..The headaches were self-limited (69.4% placebo efficacy in 2 hours) and the incidence markedly declined over time. Acetaminophen was no more effective than placebo in the acute and preemptive treatment of these headaches...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health care utilization for migraine in England and in the United States
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 60:441-8. 2003
    ..To assess patterns of medical consultation, diagnosis, and medication use in representative samples of adults with migraine in England and the United States...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effects of preclinical dementia on estimates of normal cognitive functioning in aging
    M Sliwinski
    Saul R Korey Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 51:P217-25. 1996
    ..Methods are discussed for selecting robust elderly samples that are relatively free of contamination by preclinical dementia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Memory impairment on free and cued selective reminding predicts dementia
    E Grober
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 54:827-32. 2000
    ..To estimate the relative rates of dementia in initially nondemented subjects with and without memory impairment defined by baseline free recall from the Free and Cued Selective Reminding (FCSR) test...
  25. ncbi request reprint High risk neurological gait syndrome and vascular dementia
    J Verghese
    Einstein Aging Study, Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, U S A
    J Neural Transm 114:1249-52. 2007
    ..5, 95% CI 5.5-28.4) or either (HR 5.9, 95% CI 3.6-9.7) had higher risk of VD over five years. Diagnosing HRNG is a clinically relevant approach to identifying older adults at high risk of VD over short intervals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Memory and mental status correlates of modified Braak staging
    E Grober
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 20:573-9. 1999
    ..We conclude that Braak staging provides a useful summary of Alzheimer's disease neuropathology, which is associated with both memory and mental status performance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Demographic influences on free and cued selective reminding performance in older persons
    E Grober
    Saul Korey Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 20:221-6. 1998
    ..Although age, education, and gender influenced FCSR performance, race did not. The study suggests that memory performance is not influenced by race and that race-adjustment may not be necessary in the norming of memory tests...
  28. pmc Gender differences in the IL6 -174G>C and ESR2 1730G>A polymorphisms and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    M San Luciano
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Medical Center, 10 Union Square East Suite 5K, New York, NY 10003, United States
    Neurosci Lett 506:312-6. 2012
    ..Larger studies in diverse populations, including analysis of surrounding regions are recommended...
  29. ncbi request reprint Classification of primary headaches
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461 1926, USA
    Neurology 63:427-35. 2004
    ..They conclude by presenting an approach to headache diagnosis based upon these criteria...
  30. ncbi request reprint Field testing alternative criteria for chronic migraine
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Cephalalgia 26:477-82. 2006
    ..Consistently, criteria for CM and CM+ should be revised to require at least 8 days of migraine or probable migraine per month, in individuals with 15 or more days of headache per month...
  31. ncbi request reprint Headache prevention outcome and body mass index
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Cephalalgia 26:445-50. 2006
    ..Contrary to what we hypothesized, obesity at baseline does not seem to be related to follow-up refractoriness to preventive treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Migraine days decline with duration of illness in adolescents with transformed migraine
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cephalalgia 25:482-7. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that early in the process of transformation, migraine is more frequent, and that as CDH evolves, fewer typical attacks of IHS migraine occur...
  33. ncbi request reprint A trial of metoclopramide vs sumatriptan for the emergency department treatment of migraines
    B W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210 St, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Neurology 64:463-8. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of 20 mg of IV metoclopramide, given up to four times over 2 hours as needed for persistent headache, with 6 mg of subcutaneous sumatriptan for the emergency department treatment of migraine headaches...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dementia incidence may increase more slowly after age 90: results from the Bronx Aging Study
    C B Hall
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 65:882-6. 2005
    ..Dementia incidence increases dramatically from age 65 to age 85, with many studies reporting a doubling every 5 years. The incidence beyond age 85 is not established...
  35. doi request reprint OnabotulinumtoxinA improves quality of life and reduces impact of chronic migraine
    R B Lipton
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 77:1465-72. 2011
    ..To assess the effects of treatment with onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox, Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and headache impact in adults with chronic migraine (CM)...
  36. ncbi request reprint How treatment priorities influence triptan preferences in clinical practice: perspectives of migraine sufferers, neurologists, and primary care physicians
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:413-24. 2005
    ..In treating migraine sufferers, physicians can choose from among seven triptans with different attributes...
  37. pmc Hippocampal neurochemistry, neuromorphometry, and verbal memory in nondemented older adults
    M E Zimmerman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Saul R Korey Department of Neurology, 1165 Morris Park Ave, Room 343, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 70:1594-600. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that a measure of hippocampal neuronal metabolism was associated with verbal memory in nondemented older adults after controlling for hippocampal volume...
  38. ncbi request reprint 2000 Wolfe Award. Sumatriptan for the range of headaches in migraine sufferers: results of the Spectrum Study
    R B Lipton
    Albert Einstein Medical College and Montefiore Headache Unit, New York, NY, USA
    Headache 40:783-91. 2000
    ..0005) compared with placebo. CONCLUSION: Sumatriptan, 50-mg tablets, are effective for the full spectrum of headaches experienced by patients with disabling migraine due to a sumatriptan-responsive mechanism...
  39. ncbi request reprint Migraine's impact today. Burden of illness, patterns of care
    R B Lipton
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, USA
    Postgrad Med 109:38-40, 43-5. 2001
    ..In this article, Drs Lipton, Stewart, Reed, and Diamond consider the scope and distribution of the migraine problem and the current patterns of care in the United States...
  40. ncbi request reprint An update on the epidemiology of migraine
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
    Headache 34:319-28. 1994
    ..In this article, we review some of the methodological challenges in studying migraine epidemiology, report recent results from studies using IHS criteria, and suggest directions for future research...
  41. pmc Clinical and prognostic subforms of new daily-persistent headache
    M S Robbins
    The Montefiore Headache Center, 1575 Blondell Avenue, Suite 225, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 74:1358-64. 2010
    ..When migraine features are present, classification is problematic...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and burden of migraine in the United States: data from the American Migraine Study II
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Headache 41:646-57. 2001
    ..6 million in 1989 to 27.9 million in 1999 commensurate with the growth of the population. Migraine is an important target for public health interventions because it is highly prevalent and disabling...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance in surgically menopausal women on estrogen
    J Verghese
    Einstein Aging Study, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 55:872-4. 2000
    ..These results suggest that ERT initiated soon after surgical menopause can have long-term neuroprotective effects in cognitively intact women...
  44. pmc Leisure activities and the risk of amnestic mild cognitive impairment in the elderly
    J Verghese
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Neurology 66:821-7. 2006
    ..To study the influence of leisure activity participation on risk of development of amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Migraine headache disability and health-related quality-of-life: a population-based case-control study from England
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 23:441-50. 2003
    ..Specifically, individuals classified with moderate to severe work-related disability had lower HRQoL scores than those classified with low disability...
  46. ncbi request reprint The family impact of migraine: population-based studies in the USA and UK
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 23:429-40. 2003
    ..02), with their level or responsibilities and duties (P = 0.02), and with their ability to perform (P = 0.001). Results from this study show that the impact of migraine extends to household partners and other family members...
  47. ncbi request reprint Primary chronic daily headache and its subtypes in adolescents and adults
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 63:843-7. 2004
    ..To determine the relative frequency of chronic daily headache (CDH) subtypes in adolescents and to compare the distribution of CDH subtypes in adolescents and adults of various ages...
  48. ncbi request reprint The International Classification of Headache Disorders revised criteria for chronic migraine—field testing in a headache specialty clinic
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 27:230-4. 2007
    ..In the population where use of specific acute migraine medications is less common, the agreement between ICHD-2R CM and TM may be less robust...
  49. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of allodynia in headache sufferers: a population study
    M E Bigal
    Departments of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 70:1525-33. 2008
    ..The authors estimated the prevalence and severity of cutaneous allodynia (CA) in individuals with primary headaches from the general population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Migraine prevalence, disease burden, and the need for preventive therapy
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 68:343-9. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Patterns of medical diagnosis and treatment of migraine and probable migraine in a health plan
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY, USA
    Cephalalgia 26:43-9. 2006
    ..Educational strategies should focus on physician education addressing diagnosing the full spectrum of migraine and physician management of migraine with specific migraine therapy in appropriate patients...
  52. doi request reprint Consistency of response to sumatriptan/naproxen sodium in a placebo-controlled, crossover study
    R B Lipton
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Montefiore Headache Center, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 29:826-36. 2009
    ..7% of patients in Study 1 and 32.6% of patients in Study 2. The incidences of any adverse event and of specific adverse events were low and generally similar between S/NS and placebo...
  53. ncbi request reprint Naratriptan as short-term prophylaxis of menstrually associated migraine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    L Newman
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Headache Institute, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Headache 41:248-56. 2001
    ..5 mg, was not statistically superior to placebo for any measure. CONCLUSIONS: Naratriptan, 1 mg, with tolerability similar to placebo, is an effective, short-term, prophylactic treatment for menstrually associated migraine...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effect of dementia risk factors on comparative and diagnostic selective reminding norms
    M Sliwinski
    Saul R Korey Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 3:317-26. 1997
    ..It is concluded that statistically removing the contribution of dementia risk factors from memory test scores can severely decrease discriminative validity for detecting dementia in the elderly...
  55. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of chronic daily headache
    S Solomon
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
    Headache 32:325-9. 1992
    ..We conclude that the manifestations of chronic daily headache are extremely diverse, probably reflecting the heterogeneous mechanisms which underlie this condition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Transformed migraine and medication overuse in a tertiary headache centre--clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Cephalalgia 24:483-90. 2004
    ..001). More rigorous prescribing guidelines for patients with frequent headaches are urgently needed. Successful detoxification is necessary to ensure improvement in the headache status when treating patients who overuse acute medications...
  57. ncbi request reprint Double-blind clinical trials of oral triptans vs other classes of acute migraine medication - a review
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 24:321-32. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of IV dexamethasone for acute migraine in the emergency department
    B W Friedman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Neurology 69:2038-44. 2007
    ..It is not yet clear if corticosteroids are useful for the treatment of migraine. We determined the efficacy of 10 mg of IV dexamethasone as adjuvant therapy for patients presenting to an emergency department (ED) with acute migraine...
  59. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and migraine
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:S13-24. 2003
    ..We summarize the epidemiologic evidence that migraine and epilepsy are associated and discuss specific interrelationships between migraine and epilepsy...
  60. ncbi request reprint The site of common side effects of sumatriptan
    S Solomon
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Headache 37:289-90. 1997
    ..Two patients are presented with tingling or burning sensations limited to areas of heat exposure or sunburn. In these individuals, side effects are most likely generated superficially in the skin...
  61. pmc Differential effects of COMT on gait and executive control in aging
    R Holtzer
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, United States
    Neurobiol Aging 31:523-31. 2010
    ..These findings suggest a differential effect in relating the Val(158)Met polymorphism to gait and to cognitive function while supporting the previously described sexual dimorphism in the phenotypic expressions of COMT...
  62. pmc Identifying seizure clusters in patients with epilepsy
    S R Haut
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center, Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 65:1313-5. 2005
    ..Utilizing the clinical definition of clustering should identify all seizure clusterers, and false positives can be determined with diary data...
  63. ncbi request reprint The relative frequency of "dementia of unknown etiology" increases with age and is nearly 50% in nonagenarians
    H A Crystal
    Einstein Aging Study, Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Neurol 57:713-9. 2000
    ..Whether these unclassified patients have vascular dementia or some other form of dementia is not known...
  64. pmc Migraine and cardiovascular disease: possible mechanisms of interaction
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 72:1864-71. 2009
    ..Ultimately, it will be important to determine whether MA is a modifiable risk factor for CVD and if preventive medications for migraine or antiplatelet therapy might reduce the risk of CVD in patients with MA...
  65. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of an instrument assessing migraine disability: the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) questionnaire
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Epidemiology, and Social Medicine, Montefiore Headache Unit, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Headache 41:854-61. 2001
    ..These findings support the potential utility of the MIDAS questionnaire in clinical practice...
  66. ncbi request reprint Migraine MLT-down: an unusual presentation of migraine in patients with aspartame-triggered headaches
    L C Newman
    The Headache Institute, St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 Tenth Avenue, Suite 1C10, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Headache 41:899-901. 2001
    ..We report two patients with aspartame-triggered attacks in whom the use of an aspartame-containing acute medication (Maxalt-MLT) worsened an ongoing attack of migraine...
  67. doi request reprint Weight change and clinical markers of cardiovascular disease risk during preventive treatment of migraine
    M E Bigal
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Cephalalgia 29:1188-96. 2009
    ..0 vs. -1.3 mmHg) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (-3.7 vs. -0.8 mg/dl). Increased weight during migraine treatment is not associated with poor headache treatment outcomes, but is associated with deterioration of CVD risk markers...
  68. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Migraine-Treatment Optimization Questionnaire
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 29:751-9. 2009
    ..66, and it also correlated well with the three questionnaires (r = 0.33-0.41). The utility of the M-TOQ for assessing treatment benefit in research (M-TOQ-15) and primary care (M-TOQ-5) should be further validated...
  69. ncbi request reprint Medical consultation for migraine: results from the American Migraine Study
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Headache 38:87-96. 1998
    ..Given that 40% of migraineurs who have ever consulted do not report a physician diagnosis of migraine, there is a need to improve headache diagnosis and/or doctor-patient communication about migraine...
  70. ncbi request reprint Sumatriptan relieves migrainelike headaches associated with carbon monoxide exposure
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Headache 37:392-5. 1997
    ..This case highlights the importance of searching for secondary causes of headache even in patients responsive to sumatriptan. It also suggests that carbon monoxide may trigger headaches mediated by trigeminovascular inflammation...
  71. ncbi request reprint Ergotamine tartrate and dihydroergotamine mesylate: safety profiles
    R B Lipton
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Headache 37:S33-41. 1997
    ..In patients without contraindications, both DHE and ET are safe and effective when used in recommended doses. Nearly 50 years of clinical experience without major safety problems allows a high level of confidence in their clinical use...
  72. ncbi request reprint Myocardial ischemia related to ergot alkaloids: a case report and literature review
    B S Galer
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467
    Headache 31:446-50. 1991
    ..Given the pharmacologic similarity of these agents, we propose that they may have additive or synergistic cardiac toxicity, at least in vulnerable individuals. We recommend caution when these agents are used together...
  73. ncbi request reprint Migraine: a "woman's disease?"
    L J Warshaw
    New York University, NY, USA
    Women Health 28:79-99. 1998
    ..After a brief review of the diagnosis of migraine, this article will examine the nuances responsible for that label and their implications for treatment...
  74. pmc Occipital levels of GABA are related to severe headaches in migraine
    M E Bigal
    Departments of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Neurology 70:2078-80. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Low blood pressure and the risk of dementia in very old individuals
    J Verghese
    Einstein Aging Study, Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 61:1667-72. 2003
    ..The role of blood pressure (BP) as a risk factor for dementia is complex and may be age dependent. In very old individuals, low BP might increase risk for dementia, perhaps by reducing cerebral perfusion pressure...
  76. ncbi request reprint A self-administered screener for migraine in primary care: The ID Migraine validation study
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 61:375-82. 2003
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  77. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic lessons from the spectrum study
    R B Lipton
    IMR, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    Neurology 58:S27-31. 2002
    ..In clinical practice, the suspicion of migraine should be high for patients experiencing episodic disabling headache. Assessment of headache-related disability may assist practitioners in making a diagnosis of migraine...
  78. ncbi request reprint Migraine diagnosis and treatment: results from the American Migraine Study II
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Headache 41:638-45. 2001
    ..Migraine continues to cause significant disability whether or not there has been a physician diagnosis. Given the availability of effective treatments, public health initiatives to improve patterns of care are warranted...
  79. ncbi request reprint Petasites hybridus root (butterbur) is an effective preventive treatment for migraine
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1165 Morris Park Ave, Rousso Bldg, Rm 332, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Neurology 63:2240-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical efficacy of a standardized special root extract from the plant Petasites hybridus as a preventive therapy for migraine...
  80. ncbi request reprint Probable migraine in the United States: results of the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) study
    S Silberstein
    Jefferson Headache Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cephalalgia 27:220-34. 2007
    ..In contrast to migraine, which is less prevalent in African-Americans than in Whites, PM is more prevalent in African-Americans than in Whites. In the USA, many with PM do not receive adequate treatment...
  81. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and disability burden of adult migraine in England and their relationships to age, gender and ethnicity
    T J Steiner
    Division of Neuroscience, Imperial College London, London, UK, Neuroepidemiology Branch, NINDS NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cephalalgia 23:519-27. 2003
    ..Migraine is an important public health problem in the UK, associated with very substantial costs...
  82. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the onset and remission of chronic daily headache in a population-based study
    A I Scher
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Gateway Building, Suite 3C 309, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, MSC 9205, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Pain 106:81-9. 2003
    ..New onset CDH was associated with baseline headache frequency and obesity...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of frequent headache in a population sample
    A I Scher
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Headache 38:497-506. 1998
    ..Although more common in females than males, the female preponderance of frequent headache is less marked than in migraine. The sex ratio varies by frequent headache subtype...
  84. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among adults with symptoms of overactive bladder: results from a U.S. community-based survey
    J N Liberman
    Innovative Medical Research, Towson, Maryland, USA
    Urology 57:1044-50. 2001
    ..An important new finding from this study is that individuals with an overactive bladder, even without demonstrable urine loss, also have a poorer quality of life than that of controls...