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2014-07-23 23:10:41

Recommendations Guide States in Supporting People and Family Caregivers Facing Alzheimer's Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In an effort to help advance the goals of the “National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease” at the state level, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) this week released a white paper that examines the scope of the Alzheimer’s crisis, and the need for wide-scale implementation of state...

2014-06-11 20:22:36

New Interactive Campaign Offers Information and Education WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign from the Alliance for Aging Research aims to raise awareness about the effects of aortic stenosis, a disease caused by the gradual buildup of calcium deposits in the aortic valve. It affects more than 1.5 million Americans. If left untreated, aortic stenosis can lead to fainting, chest pain, fatigue and, in worst case scenarios, death. This interactive, multimedia...

2013-10-30 10:43:03

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen two leading aging researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to chair panels at the first symposium on "geroscience"—the study of how aging influences the onset of chronic diseases. Aging is a major risk factor for major chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Understanding the biological processes that underlie aging could lead to new ways of treating or even preventing...

2012-02-08 00:30:00

The Alliance for Aging Research, http://www.agingresearch.org, today applauded the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to Alzheimer´s disease and pledging an additional $80 million for Alzheimer´s research in the next budget cycle. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The Alliance for Aging Research, http://www.agingresearch.org, today applauded the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to...

2011-12-22 01:00:00

A new survey by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Alliance for Aging Research finds that a majority (62%) of Americans oppose decisions by the government or health insurance plans where prescription drugs or medical or surgical treatments are not paid for because the payors determine that the benefits do not justify the cost. The exception is if thereâs evidence that something else works equally well but costs less. A majority (64%) of Americans believe the government...

2011-11-10 20:30:00

Sue Peschin will join the Alliance for Aging Research beginning January 2012, it was announced by the Alliance today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Sue Peschin, a leading advocate for public policies supporting Alzheimerâs disease research and services for affected families, will join the Alliance for Aging Research beginning January 2012, it was announced by the Alliance today. Ms. Peschin will serve the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research as Chief Operating...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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