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2014-09-25 12:29:02

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medina Medical announced today that it has received CE Mark (Conformitee Europeenne) authorization for its Embolization Framing Coil for commercial distribution in the European Union. The Medina Embolization Framing Coil is used to treat brain aneurysms using minimally-invasive techniques, and is delivered like other embolization coils through a micro-catheter that has been threaded through blood vessels into the aneurysm. The novel...

2014-09-24 23:13:04

The leading source of private funding of scientific research for early detection and improved treatment and technology for patients suffering from brain aneurysms—The Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF)—recently awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to some of the world’s most renowned professionals. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the nation’s premier nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical research funding, as well as...

2014-09-24 23:00:31

ANS and stroke victims discuss symptoms of stroke and why acting F.A.S.T can help save lives. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 If you were having a stroke would you know? Recently, Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) held their monthly stroke survivor program, Partnership of Strength, and the stories being told by patients were concerning. ANS Marketing Manager Tom Wood explains, “We have the opportunity to meet a lot of stroke and aneurysm survivors. As you start to...

2014-09-15 23:03:08

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Baptist Jacksonville is one of 20 sites globally that will be studying a device that has traditionally...

2014-09-12 23:08:23

Celebrating the critical, longstanding relationship between the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia’s Chapter and Support Group is proud to host its inaugural run/walk to raise awareness, increase research and provide support, this Sunday at FDR park in Philadelphia. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Please join Philadelphia’s inaugural Brain Aneurysm Awareness Event benefiting the renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation this...

2014-09-10 23:11:07

The 2nd Annual Linda McClam Curtis 5K Run/Walk benefitting the Brain Aneurysm Foundation will take place in Fort Dupont Park on Saturday, September 13th. Runners, walkers and volunteers are encouraged to turn out to help raise much needed awareness of the critical need for greater awareness of brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Because far too many lives are suddenly cut short due to ruptured brain aneurysms, including the late Linda McClam Curtis, organizers led by...

2014-09-08 23:03:16

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of a trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of an international trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. The worldwide study, WEB Intrasaccular Therapy Study (WEB-IT), is approved to enroll 139 patients at up to 25 sites in the U.S., Canada, and Europe and will evaluate...

2014-09-08 08:30:18

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and NICE, France, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today the presentation of results from WEBCAST, a prospective study of the WEB(TM) Aneurysm Embolization System at the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT) Congress. The study examined safety and aneurysm occlusion rates in 51 patients with complex wide neck bifurcation aneurysms treated with the WEB across 10 European centers. The study met the primary...

2014-09-04 23:11:21

Chicago’s Brain Aneurysm Support Group is hosting its Fifth Annual Survivor in the City cocktail party on Friday, September 12, 2014. Sponsored by the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System’s Department of Neurosurgery, all proceeds from the event benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Now in its 5th year, Chicago’s Brain Aneurysm Support Group’s signature event, Survivor in the City “Black &...

2014-08-28 23:14:04

The fourth annual Step for Hope Run/Walk is scheduled to take place at Bierman Park in Carol Stream, IL on Saturday, September 6, 2014. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Now in its 4th year, Step for Hope is a run/walk that was started in 2011 by two brain aneurysm survivors. The ongoing mission of Step for Hope is to raise much needed awareness, provide education to help increase early detection and to help support...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'