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2009-04-22 22:30:00

A U.S. study indicates chewing gum can have a positive effect on teenagers' academic performance. Previous research conducted in a laboratory setting showed gum chewing can help reduce stress, improve alertness and relieve anxiety. Study leader Craig A. Johnston of the Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston said the current study provides a possible role for chewing gum in helping to improve academic performance in a real life classroom setting. The...

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.