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2010-02-24 11:11:19

Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA) are often called "mini strokes" for good reasons -- the short-term symptoms can mimic a stroke and up to 10 percent of first-time sufferers often experience full-blown strokes within as little as 90 days. Despite the well-known statistics, no post-TIA regimen exists to help prevent future strokes -- but this might be changing. Indiana University researcher Marieke Van Puymbroeck on Wednesday (Feb. 24) discussed preliminary"”and promising -- findings that...

2009-03-10 16:59:00

Indiana University researchers found older U.S. adults who took a weekly hatha yoga class reported a reduced fear of falling. Marieke Van Puymbroeck of Indiana University's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation said after a 12-week, twice weekly hatha yoga class, taught by a professional yoga therapist, study participants reported a reduced fear of falling, increased lower body flexibility and a reduction in their leisure constraints. Fear of falling is an important public...


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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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