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2013-09-24 10:35:55

Pretravel consultations and preventive medications save money for payers and most travelers Not only do U.S. travelers to West Africa who consult health providers before they leave and take prescribed preventive medications substantially reduce their risk of contracting malaria, they also reduce costs to their health insurance providers and, in most cases, to themselves. In a report that has been published online in Clinical Infectious Disease, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2013-09-18 23:02:47

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Pediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Prophylactics - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 London (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Summary Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common cause of pediatric respiratory infections and virtually all children will have been infected by the virus by the age of two. RSV transmission typically occurs during the winter and early spring months. The virus is spread...

2013-09-16 23:21:33

Xtalks presents an exciting live webinar on Tuesday September 24, 2013 at 11:00am EDT on analytical tools for evaluating cellular phenotype and function during disease and following vaccination. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Immune monitoring of patients enrolled in vaccination trials has become crucial to help guide the development of immunotherapies and reveal potential relationships between the clinical and immunological response. The lack of protective signatures is...

2013-09-11 23:24:54

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) have announced the selection of Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH, FACPM, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM), and international peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Elsevier, Inc. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the Association for Prevention Teaching and...

2013-09-06 23:01:28

The outstanding health show will produce a segment on effective solutions in patient care this fall. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce they are working on a segment about the effective solutions in patient care. The show will inform the audience about the upcoming flu season, and educate viewers about the variances in flu vaccines available. It will feature professionals from the health and medical fields who will...

2013-08-28 23:24:46

With confusion surrounding the issue of cover for BRCA testing, GlobalSurance decided to conduct a survey of four major insurers to see what their policies are on the matter. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 In recent months, the media has turned its attention to Angelina Jolie's recent double mastectomy, which she famously underwent after a genetic test revealed that there was an 87% chance she would develop breast cancer. Many women around the world are now looking to take the same BRCA...

2013-08-26 13:30:15

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for August 27, 2013 The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use in school-aged children and adolescents. This recommendation statement is being jointly published in the peer-reviewed medical journals Annals of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. This recommendation is an update. In 2003, the Task...


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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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