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Steps Toward a Migraine

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Caption: The researchers describe a molecular pathway that connects a wave of neuron activation in the brain with the release of inflammatory proteins that may produce the pain of migraine. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the March 1, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Hulya Karatas at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, and colleagues was titled, "Spreading Depression Triggers Headache by Activating Neuronal Panx1 Channels."

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