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2014-04-23 08:31:08

Ten scholarships of up to $5,000 now available, up from seven last year TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Crohn's and Colitis Canada and AbbVie are providing funding for more students living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through an increased number of AbbVie IBD scholarships. There are now ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 CAN available (up from 7 in 2013) to meet the increasing need for support of Canadian students living with these chronic diseases....

2014-04-21 12:27:26

Mucosal Healing and Maintenance of Remission Have High Influence in Gastroenterologists' Prescribing Decision for UC, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, according to surveyed U.S. and EU5 gastroenterologists, effect on mucosal healing and improvement in the maintenance of remission are two of the attributes that most strongly influence their prescribing decisions in moderate to severe...

2014-04-12 23:00:25

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/inflammatory-bowel-disease.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an immune-mediated disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the parts of the digestive system of the human body....

2014-04-07 12:27:57

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 SummaryUlcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes ulcers in the innermost lining of the colon and rectum. The colon's ability to absorb water is decreased, which leads to progressive loosening of the stool, bloody...

2014-03-11 16:26:53

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in New Jersey returned a $1.59 million verdict to a former Accutane user against N.J.-based pharmaceutical companies Hoffmann La-Roche Inc. and Roche Laboratories. The plaintiff, Kamie Kendall Rees, was prescribed several courses of Accutane for treatment of her acne in the 1990s, starting at the age 12. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Kendall Rees developed ulcerative colitis--a permanent, debilitating disease. Unable to manage...

2014-03-04 23:26:41

With locations in Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona, The Giving Tree Wellness Center provides a holistic approach to pain relief and well-being. They are thrilled to support the Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis fundraising event on March 29, 2014. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 At the heart of alternative healing is a holistic approach and strong community. The Giving Tree Wellness Center has locations in Mesa and Phoenix, and focuses largely on pain management for those tackling...

2014-03-03 08:32:34

CCFA Researchers Map Out Strategies to New Drugs and Individualized Therapy for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-powered research teams supported by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) are gearing up for an ambitious new goal: developing individualized treatment approaches for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), through their Genetics and...

2014-02-26 08:28:31

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced completion of dosing in ZA201, a double-blind, active-controlled Phase 2 trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Zoenasa® Rectal Gel versus mesalamine enema in 120 patients with left-sided ulcerative colitis. The primary endpoint of ZA201 is reduction in the Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Index (UCDAI) at 6 weeks. Secondary endpoints include endoscopic remission, reduction in UCDAI at 3...

2014-02-20 04:20:55

-- More than 200 artists inspired by patients in more than 40 countries NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie today announced the launch of 'Perspectives - Art, Inflammation and Me', an initiative designed to add a different dimension to the current understanding of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) and their impact on patients and society. More than 100 unique artistic expressions from the initiative are being debuted at the 9th Congress of the...

2014-02-19 12:28:56

NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN, PARIS, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportstack has announced a newly published market intelligence report on Ulcerative Colitis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 [http://www.reportstack.com/product/150599/pharmapoint-ulcerative-colitis-global-drug-forecast-and-market-analysis-to-2022.html ] . The global ulcerative colitis (UC) market value will increase steadily over the coming years, growing from almost $4.2 billion in 2012...


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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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