Mission and scope
Headache Medicine has been published since 2010 and was previously published under the title Migraines & Headaches since 1994.
Previous editors were: Edgard Raffaelli Junior (1994-1995), José Geraldo Speciali (1996-2002), Carlos Alberto Bordini (1996-1997), Abouch Valenty Krymchantowsky (2002-2004) Pedro André Kowacs and Paulo H. Monzillo (2004) - 2007), Fernando Kowacs (2008-2013), Marcelo Moraes Valença (2014-current), Marcelo Moraes Valença and Raimundo Silva-Neto (2022-current).
In 2019, editors-in-chief Marcelo Moraes Valença and Mario Fernando Prieto Peres restructured the magazine's editorial board (nationally and internationally) with the appointment of new associate editors. Together with the executive editor Juliana Andrade, also renewed its format. Following modern editorial trends, with the continuous online publication of approved articles, allowing the submission of accepted manuscripts on headache and orofacial pain, as well as aspects related to pain that may have implications for headache as methodological, theoretical, explanatory models and images (for online version). Our scope encompasses clinical and experimental, qualitative and quantitative research.
We understand then that we are contributing to advancing the science of headache and orofacial pain. Also positioning Brazil and Latin America as an important hub of knowledge production but also open to the entire world scientific community.
We accept original articles in Portuguese, Spanish or English, although after acceptance, they will be translated and published exclusively in English. Manuscripts received will initially be evaluated for relevance and editorial focus of the journal and will be forwarded to reviewers for single-blind peer review.
Headache Medicine aims to attract specialists in the area of headache, working in continuing education with clinical and experimental publications. Also aiming to stimulate research with animal models to better understand the pathophysiology of diseases and drug action. Monitor innovations in the area of headache diagnosis and treatment.