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2014-02-18 12:30:14

DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillar Palatal, LLC, a medical device company that manufactures and markets the Pillar Procedure, along with Airway Management, a company that develops, manufactures and markets oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement between the two companies. Effective immediately, Pillar Palatal will become the exclusive United States distributor of the myTAP oral appliance,...

2014-02-14 23:23:29

Snoring can come between couples, destroy relationships and sex lives, and can even lead to divorce. SnoreMeds, South Africa’s largest supplier of mandibular devices to prevent snoring, provides tips on how to deal with the problem of snoring and recommendations for how couples can put the romance back into their relationships. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Snoring isn’t sexy, and sooner or later, it can come between even the most loving couples. That’s why SnoreMeds™ - South...

2014-02-12 23:01:15

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions provide education to dentists on treating snoring and sleep apnea patients. Upcoming lectures include Chicago, Boston and Nashville. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Over three-quarters of the American population suffer from sleep related problems, mainly snoring. For the non-snoring bed partner, lack of sleep is just as dangerous, also adding unnecessary stresses to the relationship. Sleep Group Solutions, a leading...

2014-01-31 23:02:47

Ismail Elsherif, DDS, of Covina, California, the newest member of Snoring Isn’t Sexy, can treat snoring and sleep apnea with a small, comfortable oral appliance. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 In these stressful times, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their daily...

2014-01-16 12:29:48

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Theravent, Inc., a medical device company providing noninvasive solutions for people with sleep disordered breathing, has been honored with a GOOD DESIGN(TM) Award in the medical category for the design of its product, Theravent(TM) Advanced Nightly Snore Therapy. The prominent awards program is organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art,...

2013-12-20 23:00:47

Snoring Isn’t Sexy®, a unique public awareness resource that seeks to educate the general public about sleep disordered breathing, is proud to welcome its newest member, Dr. Michael Glass of Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 In these stressful times, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and...

2013-12-06 14:57:22

Article is published in the Journal of Applied Physiology There are over a million people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States alone with an estimated 11,000 new cases every year. Furthermore, it is estimated that there are, at least, 100,000 veterans with SCI, making the VA the largest integrated health care system in the world for SCI care. But despite this large prevalence, researchers are still discovering all the various ways that SCI affect those with this condition...

2013-10-11 23:02:27

The obesity and OSA connection have dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions to learn screening and treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Seattle Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on November 8-9th. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and has long been considered a dominating factor in as many as 50 percent of OSA patients (Laura Meinke, MD 9/11/2010). A 2012 CDC report in Washington state...


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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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