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2014-06-05 23:04:13

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the summer months are the most popular time for teenagers to experiment with marijuana. Narconon Arrowhead offers advice to parents to prevent this growing problem. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In today’s world, children and teenagers deal with an almost constant stream of exposure to drugs. They hear about drugs on the playground, on the streets, in the movies, on the radio, in the news, on television, and even in the...

2014-06-04 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter submitted today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) urged Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to give serious consideration to the concerns of the rare disease community when setting policy regarding official names for biologics, including biosimilars. With over 7,000 rare diseases identified and 30 million Americans affected, the patient population represented by NORD is...

2014-06-03 23:17:51

This invention provides manufacturers with a tool to limit the total out-of-pocket co-payment that a patient must contribute for a particular prescription, regardless of the insurance company’s co-payment requirements. Cary, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 United States Patent No. 8,589,184 has been issued to Cary, NC-based TrialCard Incorporated for a “method of delivering goods and services via media.” This invention introduces a co-pay card wherein the card’s value at the point of...

2014-06-03 23:03:26

Regulating Biosimilars; Stem Cell Therapies and 3-D Printing; Increasing FDA Oversight Overseas Washington (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Hot topics facing drug development and access—evolving regulatory guidelines for novel therapies, a shifting pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) landscape, and U.S. regulatory challenges at home and overseas—will be discussed by global innovators at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from June 15 to...

2014-06-03 16:24:56

During National Safety Month, NSC urges Americans to take precautions when taking prescription painkillers ITASCA, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for Americans ages 25 to 64. Opioid prescription painkillers - legally obtainable drugs that are sitting in many medicine cabinets - account for most of these fatal drug overdoses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b During National...

2014-06-02 08:31:03

Provides Urine Drug Monitoring Services and Solutions to MVP Plan Physicians BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a new agreement with MVP Health Care(®) to provide urine drug monitoring services to MVP plan members in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. Ameritox's services will be a covered benefit in all health plans offered by MVP, including Medicare and Medicaid. "Ensuring the safety and...

2014-06-02 08:29:28

QUEBEC CITY, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that a poster was presented on the design of its current ZoptEC (Zoptarelin doxorubicin in Endometrial Cancer) Phase 3 trial in women with advanced, recurrent or metastatic endometrial cancer. The poster #TPS5630 titled, "ZoptEC: Phase 3 study of zoptarelin doxorubicin (AEZS-108)in platinum-taxane pretreated endometrial cancer (Study AEZS-108-050)", D. S. Miller,...

2014-05-30 23:03:07

Narconon Freedom Center raises awareness of the dangers of prescription drugs during National Safety Month. Albion, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The National Safety Council sponsors the month of June as National Safety Month. As part of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the National Safety Council cites injuries as a leading cause of disability for Americans of all ages, as well as a leading cause of death for those aged 1 to 44. The agency also notes that many injuries...

2014-05-29 23:19:59

The 2014 LDN at the MEET is being organised by the charity the LDN Research Trust in the UK and Mark’s Dugs in the US. The conference reviews, compares and contrasts the most recent data and treatments for a variety of Auto-Immune and Immuno-modulated Conditions. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 International conference to raise awareness about a ground-breaking drug. Physicians, patients and experts from all over the world will gather in Las Vegas this November at a major conference to discuss and...

2014-05-29 23:02:21

On Saturday, June 21st, kickstands will rise across the state of Ohio for the Solace on the Solstice Motorcycle Rally, in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and stop this deadly epidemic in its tracks. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Ohio’s death rate due to unintentional drug poisonings increased 372 percent from 1999 to 2010, and the increase in deaths has been driven largely by prescription drug overdoses. On average, one person in Ohio dies...


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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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