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Sex dependent sensitivity to CGRP

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Recent studies reported by Dr Greg Dussor (University of Texas, Dallas) at the 2017 American Headache Society meeting in Boston, USA, have opened up an exciting new perspective on CGRP actions. Dr Dussor's unexpected finding is that CGRP can directly stimulate the dura of female, but not male, rodents to cause periorbital hypersensitivity.

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    very interesting, this opens up the field to test cGRP on men more specifically to see if this theory holds true.