Monthly Archives: December 2018

Valproate use in migraine prevention in women of childbearing age – Why are we still discussing it?

The European Headache Federation (EHF) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) have published their latest clinical recommendation on valproate use for migraine prophylaxis in women of childbearing age in The Journal of Headache and Pain. We have invited Dr Anna Andreou, director of headache research at the Headache Centre, King’s College London and The Journal of Headache and Pain’s advisory board member to explain the challenges in preventive treatment of migraine, and why valproate should be used with caution in women of childbearing age.


Highlights from APHA 2018: a Q&A with Professor Guohua Li


This year the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting took place in San Diego. The event brought more than 12,000 health professionals together, from across the U.S and the rest of world, to discuss issues related to this year’s theme ‘Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now’. In this interview, Professor Guohua Li the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Injury Epidemiology, discusses his time at the conference and his personal highlights.