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Latest Familial hemiplegic migraine Stories

2013-09-23 23:30:45

Completely incapacitated for eight years by hemiplegic migraines, Otis Foshee's life was restored by the Reed Procedure a new migraine treatment -- combined peripheral nerve stimulation. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Otis Foshee's seemingly boundless energy kept him always on the go in Oklahoma City, where he enjoyed managing his several businesses and keeping up with his active wife, Stacey. Or, at least that was the case until a fateful day in 2004, when the first...

2011-06-24 12:12:00

Familial hemiplegic migraine is a rare and severe subtype of migraine with aura, an unusual sensory experience preceding the migraine attack. Researchers from the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, and CNR Institute of Neuroscience in Pisa, Italy, have developed a mouse model of Familial Hemiplegic Migraine type 2 (FHM2) and used it to investigate the migraine's cause. The study will be published on June 23rd in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics. The researchers developed a...


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  • 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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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