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2011-08-12 06:53:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There may be a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on the horizon. Researchers have received approval from the FDA to begin a clinical trial to evaluate an investigational device known as the Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) System. According to the World Health Organization, about 100 million people worldwide suffer from OSA. It happens because of a blockage of breathing during sleep, which can deprive patients of deep sleep and lead to a variety of...


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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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