Migraine is the third most common disease in the world (behind dental caries and tension-type headache) with an estimated global prevalence of one in seven people. Migraine is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined, and chronic migraine affects approximately 2% of the world population.
The 2018 Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in Clinical Investigation was awarded to Heather E. Whitson, Associate Professor of Medicine and Ophthalmology at the Duke University School of Medicine and Deputy Director at Duke’s Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.
Halitosis is defined as offensive breath odour, with the potential to cause personal discomfort and social embarrassment. It is a common condition, largely due to intra-oral sources but it can indicate an underlying disease. This article is part one of a two-part series and looks at the causes of halitosis.