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2014-07-31 23:23:16

Dr. Peter Agre, who shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will be held September 25-30, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Peter Agre, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will...

2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

2014-07-14 08:26:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first handbook written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of the 20th edition of The Harriet Lane Handbook...

2014-06-25 08:31:26

BALTIMORE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jhpiego has been chosen to lead the United States Government's flagship effort to end preventable maternal and child deaths. The Maternal and Child Survival Program, a 5-year, $500 million agreement supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will accelerate the rapid expansion of innovative, high-impact health approaches in 24 priority countries in order to save the lives of every woman and child in need.[1]...

2014-06-18 12:38:03

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Drug Discovery Outsourcing: World Market Forecast 2014-2024 & Future Prospects for Leading Companieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/drug_discovery_outsourcing_world_market_forecast_2014_2024_future_prospects_leading_companies.html Report DetailsDrug discovery outsourcing - discover trends and segments with highest revenue potentialWhat does the future hold...

2014-06-11 12:28:45

BALTIMORE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ApotecaUSA and Loccioni AEA today announced that The Johns Hopkins Hospital has selected APOTECAchemo(TM) to automate the compounding of its hazardous injectable preparations. Under the agreement, Johns Hopkins will utilize APOTECAchemo(TM) robotic technology to compound patient-specific hazardous doses principally for patients at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. APOTECAchemo(TM) will be used to help satisfy...

2014-06-09 23:07:07

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, the division of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering that administers part-time graduate programs, has announced the launch of a new master’s degree in engineering management. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, the division of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering that administers part-time graduate programs, has announced the launch of a new master’s degree in...

2014-06-09 23:07:05

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, which administers part-time graduate studies for the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, has launched a new master’s degree program in space systems engineering. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, which administers part-time graduate studies for the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, has launched a new master’s degree program in space systems engineering. "We know firsthand what...

2014-05-20 23:10:41

InSilico Medicine, Inc is a Baltimore-based bioinformatics and drug discovery company specializing in cancer, aging research and personalized medicine in age-related diseases. One of their current research projects focuses on predicting drug efficacy through their OncoFinder, bypassing the need to use live organisms as a testing model. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 InSilico Medicine, Inc, the aging and longevity bioinformatics and drug discovery company, today announced the opening...

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Common After A Stay In An Intensive Care Unit
2014-05-19 03:27:32

American Thoracic Society Patients who have survived a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) have a greatly increased risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "An ICU stay can be traumatic for both patients and their families," said Ann M. Parker, MD, a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellow at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. "In our...


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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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