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2011-07-26 14:03:12

A randomized double-blind placebo controlled trial provides the best evidence to date supporting the use of adrenaline to treat cardiac arrest Adrenaline has kept its place in cardiac arrest guidelines despite limited evidence for or against its use. The PACA (Placebo versus Adrenaline versus Cardiac Arrest) study by Jacobs and colleagues, soon to be published in Resuscitation, the official journal of the European Resuscitation Council, provides the best evidence to date supporting the use of...

2011-06-06 08:01:00

HALLANDALE, Fla., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrenalina, a growing extreme sports and adventure-themed lifestyle brand, today announced the initial four-city launch of the Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon World Tour. The first skateboard event of its kind, designed to promote health and fitness, and the action sports lifestyle, the 26.2-mile longboard race will debut on Governors Island in New York City on July 30, followed by events in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico (August 28) and Plano,...

2011-05-11 12:11:49

Giving low-dose adrenaline to patients who have been bitten by a poisonous snake before treatment with the appropriate antivenom is safe and reduces the risk of acute severe reactions to the treatment, but giving promethazine has no such effect and giving hydrocortisone may actually be harmful. These findings from a study led by Asita De Silva from the Clinical Trials Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya in Ragama, Sri Lanka, are important because in some countries where snake...

2011-05-10 06:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dey Pharma, L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), is pleased to recognize the 14th annual Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW), May 8-14. Created by the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) in 1997, FAAW aims to educate others and raise awareness about food allergies, a medical condition which affects one in 25 Americans.(1,2) Food allergies are the most common trigger of anaphylaxis,(3) a severe allergic reaction that can be...

2011-01-12 18:16:42

Discovery means breakthrough for the development of new drugs based on GPCR's Adrenaline, the hormone that prepares our body to fight or flight, acts on a hyperdynamic receptor. This molecule switches so fast between several positions, that it was impossible to image it. Until now. Scientists, including Jan Steyaert of VIB and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium, and colleagues from Stanford University in the US, have "frozen the molecule in action" using...

2010-12-23 06:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dey Pharma, L.P. today announced that it has signed a license agreement with Meda, a leading international specialty pharma company headquartered in Sweden, for the exclusive marketing and distribution rights of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injector in Europe. EpiPen Auto-Injector is used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Anaphylaxis can occur quickly, often within a couple of...

2010-09-14 06:57:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediaspectrum, Inc.® today introduced Adrenalin, the first complete solution for publishers seeking to create a customized news-reading application for Apple's iPad and other tablet devices. Adrenalin powers the three pillars of every digital news organization--dynamic content, integrated advertising, and subscription management--and offers publishers a low-risk, low-cost opportunity to establish a powerful presence in the...

2010-07-01 07:20:00

BLUFFTON, S.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last 15 years, allergist Thomas C. Beller, M.D., founder of TCB Medical Devices (http://www.tcbmedicaldevices.com), has seen a relative allergy epidemic. Seasonal allergies, asthma, eczema and atopic dermatitis have all increased dramatically -- but the most dramatic surge has been in food-, medicine- and insect-related anaphylaxis. Wanting to make it easier for allergy sufferers to keep epinephrine close at hand, Beller developed a better...

2010-06-25 16:13:01

We've all experienced the strong heartbeat that accompanies emotions such as fear and rage. But can the body's natural response to these emotions be used to combat heart failure? Results of a study published online today in the journal Circulation Research present a strong case. In the study, scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center found that two experimental drugs have the potential to restore pumping strength to failing hearts in part by harnessing the fight-or-flight...

2010-02-25 15:08:55

Researchers have been able to see how heart failure affects the surface of an individual heart muscle cell in minute detail, using a new nanoscale scanning technique developed at Imperial College London. The findings may lead to better design of beta-blockers, the drugs that can slow the development of heart failure, and to improvements in current therapeutic approaches to treating heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. Heart failure is a progressive and serious condition in which the...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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