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2014-09-11 08:28:56

Accomplished trio join a Board managing the challenges and opportunities of growth WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with narcolepsy, today announced the appointment of three new members of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/145218 Raymond De Rise has extensive legal and compliance experience in the...

2014-08-08 23:07:41

Narcolepsy Network will hold its 29th annual conference this year in Denver. People with narcolepsy and their families will join some of the country's leading medical professionals and sleep researchers at the event, October 17-19, 2014. North Kingstown, RI (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Every year in October, Narcolepsy Network holds a conference for people with narcolepsy (PWNs) and their supporters and treating professionals. The conference brings PWNs together to hear from some of the...

2014-07-03 12:26:04

Nonprofit Continues Support in the Search for Narcolepsy Cure WORCESTER, Mass., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to speed diagnosis of narcolepsy and help in the search for a cure, recently awarded a research grant for $50,000 to Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, Director of the Center for Sleep Sciences and the Center for Narcolepsy at Stanford University's School of Medicine....

2014-07-02 23:07:17

Academy Diagnostics, a regional leader in pediatric and adult sleep and EEG services, achieves the international gold-standard for quality and safety. For more pediatric sleep & epilepsy news: http://pedzzz.blogspot.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Academy Diagnostics Sleep Center in Houston recently received full program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Focusing on infants and children, Academy reaches out to an underserved population for sleep...

2014-06-02 16:25:34

Study Demonstrated Robust Alerting Effect Consistent with Phase 2a Results DUBLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today presented data from the Phase 2b study evaluating JZP-110 (formerly known as ADX-N05) as a potential new treatment for the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults with narcolepsy. In the study, all primary and secondary endpoints were met and patients treated with JZP-110 experienced statistically significant...

2014-06-02 12:26:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Wake Up Nashville! takes center stage in Music City to celebrate Nashville's renowned music culture and to spread greater awareness about narcolepsy. This devastating, lifelong sleep disease affects 200,000 Americans and millions worldwide. Host Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) (www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org), a nonprofit narcolepsy advocacy foundation, once again brings to the iconic Bridge Building an...

2014-05-27 16:25:39

Phase 2b Data for JZP-110 in Adults with EDS in Narcolepsy Accepted as Late-Breaker Oral Presentation DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announced today that new data for the investigational compound JZP-110 (previously ADX-N05) will be presented at the 28th Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) Annual SLEEP Meeting, May 31 to June 4, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minn. The JZP-110 abstract was accepted as a late-breaker oral presentation. The...

2014-05-12 08:33:16

Adequate Sleep as Critical to Overall Health as Nutrition, Exercise DARIEN, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide "Sleep Well, Be Well" campaign is being launched today as part of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration between the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS). The campaign will promote widespread awareness of the dangers of chronic sleep loss and...

2014-05-07 08:31:53

New Model May Also Explain How Narcolepsy Develops in Humans MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen, a drug used to treat muscle spasticity, works better at treating narcolepsy than the best drug currently available when tested in mice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85139 According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), narcolepsy, a chronic...

2014-04-15 08:26:45

WORCESTER, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the 26.2 miles of 118(th) Boston Marathon looming before them on April 21, 14 dedicated WUNners from across the U.S. and Canada are in their final few days of training. The WUNners are racing to benefit Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org, a nonprofit organization working to speed narcolepsy diagnosis and treatment, and fund medical research to find a cure. Narcolepsy is a devastating lifelong, neurological...


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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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