Pepiguari House / Brasil Arquitetura

first_img Area:  295 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Photographs Pepiguari House / Brasil ArquiteturaSave this projectSavePepiguari House / Brasil Arquitetura Photographs:  Nelson Kon Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” 2013 Architects: Brasil Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img CopyHouses•São Paulo, Brazil Pepiguari House / Brasil Arquitetura Brazil ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Year:  Manufacturers: A&L Aquecedores, Aport Portões, Cerâmica Forte, DRM Areia, Eltubos, Fogões shop, Glasser Blocos, Irmãos Farias, Marcenaria Baraúna, Marmoraria Sabará, Mekal, Patec, STW Vidros, Sander, Supermix, Terras Vivas, VRB Tintas, VidrotilDesign Team:Anne Dieterich, Anselmo Turazzi, Beatriz Marques, Cícero Ferraz Cruz, Fabiana Fernandes, Felipe Zene, Gabriel Grinspum, Gabriel Mendonça, Luciana Dornellas, Pedro Del Guerra, Victor GurgelInterns:André Carvalho, Julio Tarragó, Laura Ferraz, Willian CamposStructure:FT OyamadaInstallation:Pessoa & ZamaroLighting:Reka Iluminação – Ricardo HederArchitects In Charge:Francisco Fanucci and Marcelo FerrazCity:São PauloCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Nelson KonRecommended ProductsAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panels – Soft Cells ReflectiveDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXText description provided by the architects. This house is characterized by its rational organization of the space.It is structured by a concrete wall that cuts along the volume, separating the service side from the social side of the house.+ 38All the window and door frames which connect the interior to the exterior are made of corten steel and glass.Save this picture!© Nelson KonSave this picture!© Nelson KonThere is also a corten stair, which can be seen on the front facade. It leads to the rooftop terrace garden that enjoys the urban landscape of the metropolis.Save this picture!© Nelson KonSave this picture!© Nelson KonProject gallerySee allShow lessLonberg-Holm: The Forgotten Architect, RememberedMiscTen Buildings Pushing The Boundaries of WoodArchitecture News Share “COPY” Save this picture!© Nelson Kon+ 38 Share CopyAbout this officeBrasil ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSão PauloBrasil ArquiteturaSao PauloHousesTop100BrazilPublished on June 18, 2014Cite: “Pepiguari House / Brasil Arquitetura” 18 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in SkyPodsShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma EDoorsC.R. LaurenceMonterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall SystemTable LampsLouis PoulsenLamps – Panthella PortableBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersSealantsEffisusMetal Roof Flashing – Stopper MRDropped CeilingsPure + FreeFormLinear Clip-Strip Ceiling SystemUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryLouversAccoyaAccoya® Wood for Shutters and LouvresSpa / WellnessKlafsGyms & Relaxation RoomsMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

VEX / Chance de Silva

first_img Music Composer:Robin RimbaudEngineering:Price & MyersArchitect In Charge:Stephen ChanceCity:Greater LondonCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hélène BinetRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWindowsSky-FrameRetractable Insect Screen – Sky-Frame FlyEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – BackText description provided by the architects. Vex is a unique architecture/sound collaboration. It is an in situ concrete house which arose out of the collaboration between musician Robin Rimbaud (known as ‘Scanner’) and architects Chance de Silva.Save this picture!© Hélène BinetMusic and architecture both take as their starting point Erik Satie’s ‘Vexations’ – a looping, repetitive piano work that lasts around 18 hours in continuous performance. Save this picture!© Hélène BinetThis is to our knowledge the first architecture/sound collaboration of this type since Le Corbusier/Xenakis/Varèse’s Philips Pavilion of 1958. (In that it was envisaged as an integrated design collaboration, with the music and architecture symbiotic and made in parallel, rather than the sound added later as an installation in an existing building).Save this picture!Section B-BCreating the continuously changing, fluted exterior concrete required formidable craftsmanship in making the boat-like formwork.Save this picture!© Hélène BinetInternally, exposed concrete ceilings, elements of wall and a single elliptical column create a warm, cavelike feel – although the building is paradoxically very light with window positions responding to Satie’s musical score as well as contextual and sunlight parameters.Save this picture!© Hélène BinetWherever an upper floor is ‘pulled back’ from the one below a crescent-shaped rooflight results. Where an upper floor overlaps the one below, there is a reflective soffit of galvanised steel.Save this picture!© Hélène BinetThe building is a very bold addition to a London conservation area (of predominantly Victorian houses). It nudges forward of the historic building line to give views down the street, capture sunshine around the clock, and look out towards a local landmark church.Save this picture!© Hélène BinetThe building is triple-glazed, highly insulated and, with very good thermal mass from the concrete, has a simply-controlled internal environment using an efficient condensing gas boiler and underfloor heating.Save this picture!© Hélène BinetSound is incorporated in a hardwired Sonos system controlled from iPod or mobile phone.Project gallerySee allShow lessForest Fairy / Mjölk architectsSelected Projectsoxymoron / Sauerbruch HuttonSelected Projects Share ArchDaily Save this picture!© Hélène Binet+ 19Curated by María Francisca González Share United Kingdom Area:  115 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs Photographs:  Hélène Binet, Chance de Silva Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Builder: 2017 “COPY” Architects: Chance de Silva Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Houses Manufacturers: Bronzewood Metalworking, Chase Joinery + TBA Contractors, Crovin Metal Works Limite, GGBS concrete, Idorra Limited CopyAbout this officeChance de SilvaOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGreater LondonUnited KingdomPublished on June 22, 2018Cite: “VEX / Chance de Silva” 22 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard VEX / Chance de Silva VEX / Chance de SilvaSave this projectSaveVEX / Chance de Silva TBA Contractors Ltd. CopyHouses•Greater London, United Kingdom Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projectslast_img read more

Connect House / Story Architecture

first_imgCopyAbout this officeStory ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHo Chi Minh CityVietnamPublished on March 01, 2019Cite: “Connect House / Story Architecture” 28 Feb 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsCabinetsFlorenseCabinet – FloAirWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagStair Railing – CELLON®LightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAHigh Speed Hand Dryers – Aerix+BoardsForestOneLaminate – EGGER laminatesAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Metal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightAccolade Wall Light at River Dental OfficeBricksStröherClinker Brick Slips – StiltreuMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs Architects: Story Architecture Area Area of this architecture project 2018 Connect House / Story Architecture Save this picture!© Tomquast+ 33Curated by Clara Ott Share “COPY” Photographs:  TOMQAST, Nhi Vu Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  100 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Housescenter_img Vietnam CopyHouses•Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily Connect House / Story ArchitectureSave this projectSaveConnect House / Story Architecture Manufacturers: Dulux, Toto, Eurowindow, Rita VoConstruction:Le NguyenSteel Construction:Khang LongInterior & Furniture:Khoa TranInterior Design:Khoa TranFurniture:Khoa TranCity:Ho Chi Minh CityCountry:VietnamMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© TomquastText description provided by the architects. People are getting further away from reality and chose a different way to communicate: by digital devices, smartphones, tablets, computers, etc… The family members are living under one roof. However, they see each other, hear each other’s voices through images and videos on social websites, the digital world. They feel happy within the digital world.Save this picture!© TomquastSave this picture!Ground and First Floor PlansSave this picture!© TomquastAs architects, we wonder if the reality is too boring for us all to connect, communicate, and we don’t feel happy in our own house, especially, the small, tube house in the city. With Connect house, we want to pull the way people connect and communicate back to reality, easily and happily. With Connect house, we connect people to people, people to nature and, each people to his/ her own self.Save this picture!© TomquastThe family consists of the parent and their son. We designed the living space and the relaxing space of each member mix together so that they can support each other and truly become one family. Together as a whole, they can overcome any obstacles in life, creating happiness within their very own house.Save this picture!© Nhi VuProject gallerySee allShow lessAthenaeum – of World Architecture ’20: BrazilBuilt Projects & MasterplansMeditation Hall / HIL ArchitectsSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Year:  Projectslast_img read more

DRC publishes report on Web site accessibility

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Digital DRC publishes report on Web site accessibility Howard Lake | 14 April 2004 | News The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) has published its report on government, business and voluntary sector Web sites and argues that many public Web sites are “impossible” for disabled people to use.At the report’s publication the DRC issued a warning that many businesses may not be complying with existing equal access laws and it was “only a matter of time” before they faced legal challenge from disabled consumers.Bert Massie, DRC Chairman, said: “Eight in 10 sites are next to impossible for some disabled people to use.” Advertisementcenter_img The DRC worked with the Centre for Human Computer Interaction Design at City University in London to examine a representative sample of 1,000 public Web sites. They found that 81% of Web sites (808) failed to meet minimum standards for disabled Web access. The survey also found that the average home page contains 108 barriers that make it impossible or very difficult for disabled people to use.City University added that the research had highlighted examples of excellence in Web site accessibility. Significantly, two of the four sites mentioned were from the voluntary sector. The sites were Egg’s, Oxfam’s, Spinal Injuries, Scotland’s, and the University of Manchester’s Professor of Human Computer Interaction Design at City University, Helen Petrie said: “The Spinal Injuries Scotland site highlights how an accessible Web site can be created on a small budget and still be lively and colourful.”The 44-page report, “The Web: Access and Inclusion for Disabled People”, can be downloaded at no charge from the DRC’s Web site. It includes practical recommendations to help Web site owners and developers bring down the barriers to inclusive design.  20 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Fathers4Justice launch charitable foundation

first_img Howard Lake | 6 December 2018 | News Fathers4Justice launch charitable foundation  227 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Tagged with: campaigning Funding fundraising events Campaign group Fathers4Justice is launching a charitable foundation to provide life-saving support services for separated fathers. These will include a 24/7 “national lifeline” and other social justice initiatives aimed at suicide prevention, men’s mental health, homelessness, and helping men and boys in distress.The Fathers4Justice Foundation will be launched at ‘The Great British Superhero Banquet’ which will take place at Gibson Hall in the City of London on 19th February 2019. Superhero costumes are a signature feature of many of the group’s campaigning actions.The banquet will feature six Michelin starred chefs including Tom Kerridge, Daniel Clifford, Glynn Purnell, James Close, Paul Ainsworth, and Michael O’Hars. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14center_img Tickets to the banquet launch are £200 each, including all food and wine.The dress code is of course ‘superhero’ fancy dress. Standing Up For Fathers, Men & BoysThe F4J Foundation will use the slogan “Standing Up For Fathers, Men & Boys” to represent its focus of addressing men’s health issues.Fathers For Justice founder Matt O’Connor explained why the group had established a charity. He said: “The unfolding men’s health crisis demands an urgent response – separated dads are three times more likely to die than mothers after separation and around 70% of non-resident fathers are now living in poverty.”“The cancer of fatherlessness has a devastating impact on children which has led to record levels of mental health problems amongst children, and a knife crime epidemic amongst teenagers and young people in fatherless inner cities.”He added that 12 men take their own lives every day.He continued: “We are developing a number of social justice initiatives through the Foundation to not only change men’s lives with our campaigning work, but also save lives and improve the outcomes for fathers, men and boys.”  228 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

“Where is Prageeth?”

first_img Follow the news on Sri Lanka January 13, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Organisation RSF_en Bolio, Mexico Sri Lanka: Journalist manhandled by notorious police inspector currently on trial Constant Tonakpa, Benin Sri Lanka: tamil reporter held on absurd terrorism charge Kianoush, Iran Sampaio, Portugal July 29, 2020 Find out more July 15, 2020 Find out more Zunar, Malaysia January 23, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 “Where is Prageeth?” Kap, Spain Kichka, Israel Sri LankaAsia – Pacific center_img Cartoon by Prageeth Eknaligoda, Sri Lanka to go further Gatto, Italy News Damien Glez, Burkina Faso Sign the Galle literary festival appeal. News Stephff, Burma Prageeth Eknaligoda, a journalist, cartoonist and political analyst, went missing nearly one yearago. He disappeared in Colombo on 24 January 2010.Cartooning for Peace and Reporters Without Borders are marking this sad anniversary by launching an international support campaign, using 12 cartoons by cartoonists throughout the world to symbolize each of the 12 months that Prageeth has been missing.“Give us back Prageeth!” Koza, Madagascar Sri LankaAsia – Pacific Pov, Mauritius News News Sri Lanka: RSF signs joint statement on attacks against human rights defenders, lawyers and journalists Receive email alertslast_img read more

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Announces New Mental Health Division to Help Those in the Criminal Justice System

first_img Subscribe Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey on Wednesday announced the creation of a new division in the District Attorney’s Office as part of ongoing efforts to address the needs of people living with mental illness in the criminal justice system.She was joined by members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and other local officials and mental health professionals in a news conference at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles.Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation.Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights.For more information, visit Top of the News Business News Community News Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 8 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeauty Government District Attorney Jackie Lacey Announces New Mental Health Division to Help Those in the Criminal Justice System Published on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | 2:09 pm Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more

Cytox Launches genoSCORETM-LAB Test to Predict the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

first_img TAGS  WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Twitter Twitter Previous articleLinkly Appoints New CEO, Frerk-Malte FellerNext articleJudge bans enforcement of Biden’s 100-day deportation pause Digital AIM Web Support WhatsApp Local NewsBusinesscenter_img Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Cytox Launches genoSCORETM-LAB Test to Predict the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease OXFORD & MANCHESTER, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 24, 2021– Cytox Ltd, which provides non-invasive, risk assessment and patient stratification tools for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia, announces the launch of its new genetic test, geno SCORE TM– LAB , that can predict the risk of an individual’s cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s disease. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Actions to Take Control of Brain Health (Graphic: Business Wire) The test analyses an individual’s genetics against an array of over 100,000 single nucleotide polymorphisms – common genetic variations – that are associated with, or protective against, the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. This broad genetic analysis enables the test to generate an overall risk of cognitive decline due to the disease. geno SCORE-LAB only requires a blood or saliva sample. An easy-to-use mouth swab enables individuals to provide a sample from home if they are self-isolating due to COVID-19, or not wishing or easily able to attend a healthcare setting. As such, geno SCORE-LAB offers an easy to access alternative to existing invasive lumbar puncture tests, and expensive scanning procedures. Dr. Richard Pither, CEO of Cytox, commented:“While there are many exciting drug candidates in development to treat Alzheimer’s disease, a comprehensive suite of effective therapeutics is still some years away. However, research has shown that lifestyle changes can significantly mitigate the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, delay the onset of symptoms, and slow the rate of disease progression (1-5). Our new test can identify those patients most at risk of cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s, enabling them to take decisive action to manage their disease progression.” The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease has several components. Depending on an individual’s genetics, they may have been born with a higher or lower risk of developing the disease. This genetic risk remains constant, but overall risk increases with age. However, this is not the whole story and other external factors can also contribute to the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline. Fortunately, there are many positive steps you can take that have the potential to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. With modifiable factors accounting for more than 30% of the risk for Alzheimer’s, the adoption of behaviours to monitor and treat factors such as hypertension, type II diabetes, elevated cholesterol, and smoking, has the potential to extend the time of onset, and rate of cognitive decline, in Alzheimer’s disease patients (see Taking Control of Brain Health diagram attached). Prof. Clive Ballard, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Medicine at the University of Exeter notes:“Globally an estimated 10 million people develop dementia each year, with more than half as Alzheimer’s disease. The economic impact of the disease is estimated at trillions of dollars a year, and is rising 6. genoSCORE-LAB has a valuable role to play in both the management of people with dementia, and the critical work to develop new drugs to treat the disease.” Additionally, geno SCORE-LAB enables developers of new Alzheimer’s disease drug therapies to identify and recruit patients to clinical studies, ensuring the selection of the most suitable candidates, those most likely to experience cognitive decline over the time period of the study. About Cytox ( ) Without new drug therapies, the economic and healthcare cost burden of dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease (AD) – will continue to rise, and now exceeds $1tn per year 6. AD – a highly complex disease with risk factors based in genetics, lifestyle, age, and environment – has seen no new approved drug therapy since 2003; and clinical trial failure rates run at 99% 7. Cytox’s products geno SCORE TM -LAB and geno TOR TM use Polygenic Risk Scoring (PRS) to predict the risk of individuals developing AD, and to improve clinical trial outcomes through patient stratification and the genetic characterisation of the disease. Cytox’s geno CORE-LAB test has the potential to transform the diagnosis and prognosis of Alzheimer’s disease, unlocking a number of new approaches to treating and managing this critical disease. Cytox has ISO 13485 accreditation, for the provision of medical devices to meet customer and regulatory requirements. References:Dementia prevention, intervention, and care. Lancet. 2017 Dec 16;390(10113):2673-2734. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31363-6The Effect of an Online Cognitive Training Package in Healthy Older Adults: An Online Randomized Controlled Trial J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Nov 1;16(11):990-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.06.014.A 2 year multidomain intervention of diet, exercise, cognitive training, and vascular risk monitoring versus control to prevent cognitive decline in at-risk elderly people (FINGER): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2015;385:2255–2263 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60461-5Effect of physical activity on cognitive function in older adults at risk for Alzheimer disease. JAMA. 2008 Sep 3;300(9):1027-37. doi: 10.1001/jama.300.9.1027ACTIVE Study Group Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults. JAMA. 2006 Dec 20;296(23):2805-14. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.23.2805World Alzheimer’s Report 2015 “rights” of precision drug development for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy (2019) 11:76 About geno SCORE TM -LAB ( ) geno SCORE-LAB is available as a CE marked product in Europe and will be available as a Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) in the U.S. in Q2 2021. Physicians can register and order a geno SCORE-LAB test for patients via the web portal. Developers of new Alzheimer’s drug therapies can also access geno SCORE-LAB for clinical trial enrichment, please contact Cytox [email protected] This test is a measure of relative risk for future onset of Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD) and should not be considered as standalone diagnostic test. A high genoSCORE test result does not indicate that an individual will definitively develop LOAD in the future, and conversely a low genoSCORE result does not categorically mean that subsequent onset of LOAD will never occur. The test result should be used in conjunction with other information available to the physician. At this time, the test is validated for use in individuals of European ancestry only. View source version on CONTACT: Cytox Ltd Richard Pither, Chief Executive Officer Tel: +44 1865 338 018Media Adam Michael Tel: +44 777 588 1813 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED KINGDOM EUROPE INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH CONSUMER SENIORS CLINICAL TRIALS PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY SOURCE: Cytox Ltd Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/24/2021 02:04 AM/DISC: 02/24/2021 02:04 AM Facebooklast_img read more

‘The Colley Senior Complex is where my heart is’

first_img Sponsored Content No amount of arm-twisting can keep Glenda Fayson from expanding her horizons from Troy, Alabama, to Atlanta, Georgia, on to South Africa and, then, “who knows where?” For Fayson, it might be as near as the banks of Pike County Lake or as distant as the Cliffs of Moher. For her, the sky and the oceans have no limits.After 18 years as the face of the Colley Senior Complex, Fayson will pack her bags and hit the road for places known and unknown. No matter where her travels will take her, Fayson said the memories of the good times and the good friends at the Colley Senior Complex will always be with her.“The Colley Senior Complex is the place I call home and everyone there is family,” Fayson said. “That’s where my heart is.” Smith takes lead at State Farm agency When Bryant Smith started driving at age 16, Jerry Beckett at State Farm became his insurance agent. On June 1,… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article By Jaine Treadwell But, Fayson was also firmly rooted at the senior center. She worked at OCAP in Troy for five years and then at Sister Schubert Rolls in Luverne for about eight. She actually stared making rolls with “Sister” in her home kitchen in Troy.But, even though Fayson was on a roll, she said God had another plan for her.Almost as soon as she walked through the door at the Colley Senior Complex, it was obvious that she was where she belonged, said Catherine Jordan, complex director.“Glenda is a friend to every person here,” she said. “She makes everyone feel welcome and she just lights up the place with her great big smile and her outgoing personality. Her happiness is catching. There’s no way to say how much we are going to miss her.”Fayson said she’s going to travel the world but all roads will lead  back to Troy and the senior center where she has pots to make, kilns to fire, pictures to paint, thread to crochet, toes to touch, friends to greet and “family” trips to take. “Viva Las Vegas!” Published 6:36 pm Friday, June 19, 2020 Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder Glenda Fayson says it’s time for her to travel, relax and enjoy her family. However, she also said that everyone at the Colley Senior Complex is like family to her as well. Although Fayson retires July 1, a drive-by parade will be held in her honor on June 25. Email the authorcenter_img Next UpFayson said there’s a tinge of sadness at her impending retirement.  But, then, there is the excitement of the adventures waiting just around the bend.“It’s time for me to relax, time to sleep late, to go fishing, to spend leisure time with my family and friends and to travel,” Fayson said. “Did I say, ‘travel?’ There are so many places I want to go and things I want to see. It’s Glenda Fayson time!”On, July 1, 2020, Glenda Fayson will officially, and quietly,  retire as  administrative assistant/office manager at the Colley Senior Complex.  But, first, on Thursday, June 25, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fayson will be honored with a Retirement Party Parade at the Colley Senior Center at 715 East Elm Street. Family and friends will be invited to drive slowly though the center’s parking lot, honk and wave and wish Fayson, “Bon Voyage!” But, just because Fayson has been permanently infected with wanderlust, doesn’t mean she’ll forget there’s no place like home.“The Colley Senior Complex will always be home and everyone there is family,” she said and added that her travel agenda also includes “family” vacations.Over the years, the bus didn’t leave the Colley Senior Complex without Fayson aboard. She went on day trips, overnight trips and several night trips.“It didn’t matter; I was going,” Fayson said, laughing. 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The enemy within

first_img Comments are closed. The enemy withinOn 14 May 2002 in Vexatious claims, Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Watch your back – they’re all out to get you. Jane Lewisprofiles the enemies of HR and outlines their modus operandi. Be afraid, bevery afraid. And watch out for…Has it occurred to you more frequently of late that you are surrounded byenemies? You may think you are well liked at work; perhaps you actually are.But the growing power of HR within many companies – and the accompanying burstof self-esteem in the profession – have had the effect of bringing more baddiesout of the woodwork than ever before. And the more they hear organisations likethe CIPD banging on about the ‘measurable and provable’ links between effectivepeople management and the bottom line, the more vicious they seem to get. What began as a sniggering campaign – the pen-pushing petty-mindedness ofpersonnel managers, their tendency to ‘bleat’ and ‘moan’, their presumptuousrequest for boardroom recognition, etc – has now boiled into a full-scaleassault. In January, Adrian Furnham, professor of psychology at University CollegeLondon, published research that claimed to explode the myth of the personnelexpert. “Most people in HR have little knowledge about business,” hewrote. Indeed, “many don’t know much about HR either” and for manyPersonnel Today is the only source of knowledge, he added. Yet they have thetemerity to complain about their lack of recognition. Now it could be that, in sad HR fashion, I have been watching one too manycostume dramas, but it strikes me that HR’s current standing in the corporateworld is like that of the governess in a Victorian household: neither properlyabove stairs, nor yet below, and the subject of contempt from both sides. All good melodramas have their villains and here we attempt to list some ofthe dark forces attempting to deflect our plucky heroine from her rightfulpurpose. Some are openly malevolent, others lurk in dusty corners and seek tolure you in; all are downright dangerous if allowed to continue unchallenged. Jane Eyre eventually won her man (and her rightful position at the head ofthe dining table) by means of inherent virtue and steadfast self-sacrifice.Judging from this line-up of villains, you, dear reader, may have to playdirtier. But be of good cheer. The fact that you have got to them at all showsyou must have been doing something right. The wreckerVillain rating: 9 Why so villainous? Because these boardroom supremos are out to annihilate HR. They are thus theArch Enemy. How did they become so dangerous? Some have utopian ideas about creating a workers’ paradise free from therestrictive handcuffs of HR. Others have woken up to the fact that people meanprofits (and therefore more power within their organisation) and are determinedto add the department to their own mini-empire before someone else does. Athird group can legitimately argue they were forced into a coup by theineptitude of their existing HR department. Any examples? Yes, the list is beginning to get worryingly long. The most extreme exampleis Ricardo Semler who, having inherited his father’s Brazilian manufacturingcompany, fired every executive and abolished its entire management structure ata stroke. Under the new regime, workers set their own hours and manage thedaily running of the company. You may think scrapping formal management is arecipe for disaster, but it has certainly worked for Semler, who has restored aloss-making operation to profit. Closer to home, the most apocalyptic example is Microsoft UK, whose financedirector Steve Harvey scrapped the ‘unproductive island of HR’ after a lengthyperiod of frustration. He now incorporates all aspects of people managementwithin his own remit as ‘director of people, profits and loyalty’. How to fight back The key thing is to grab the CEO’s attention with mesmerising examples ofthe added value HR brings, as well as cautionary tales of companies that losttheir shirts when they tampered with the established management system. Youcould also warn darkly of your expertise in unfair dismissal tribunals (seeTribunal Menace, opposite). But the best defence is to abolish the HRdepartment yourself, substituting it for something suitably trendy, beforeanyone else gets the chance. The bodysnatcherVillain rating: 7 Why so villainous? The bodysnatcher (aka headhunter, or talent scout from a rival firm) is outto strip you of your best assets just when you need them most. They are also adanger to your mental health: you dissolve into paranoia every time the phonerings and come close to breaking point each time a valued employee requests aclosed door meeting. How did they become so dangerous? Bodysnatchers have always been an irritation, but they graduated to fullmenace status during the tech boom and – thanks to the prevailing skillsshortage in many sectors – haven’t looked back since. Like good generals, they make a point of studying the enemy. If you work fora public company you can be certain they will start circling like vultures theminute your share-price wobbles. Don’t forget that once they’ve achieved onesuccessful hit from your company, they gain a tactical edge from useful insideinformation. Thereafter, there’s no stopping them. You could be sucked dry. Any good examples? Loads. The main feature of new-style bodysnatching is the lengths thataggressors are prepared to go to in pursuit of your people. Professionalsnatchers offer a good deal more than a higher salary, stock options or thechance to wear shorts in the office. Their main secret is to make the hoped-forrecruit feel like they’re at the centre of the universe. And they strikewhenever they get the chance. Nortel Networks regularly sent recruiters tobaseball games, bike races and rock concerts. Its main telecomms rival Lucentspecialised in quick hire job fairs: candidates were interviewed, drug-testedand hired the same day. How to fight back At the height of the boom, old-style corporates tried to fight back byhiking salaries by up to 50 per cent (pretty effective) and introducing casualdress codes to induce a funky atmosphere (resoundingly ineffective). But themain reason so many companies were vulnerable was that they hadn’t framed aformal retention strategy. Here are some options to consider: Follow Disney’s example and give managers the authority to award salaryincreases on the spot. Encourage high-fliers to stay by allocating them personal career mentors,who could double-up as 24-hour bodyguards. Headhunt the bodysnatcher. The city suitVillain rating: 8 Why so villainous? Because they dismiss you as a whinging hanky-wringer whose holier-than-thouconcerns about the well-being of employees just get in the way of deals. Worse, they encourage your CEO and financial director to take the same lineby treating them to tickets for Twickenham, the opera or a bumper night out atSpearmint Rhino and generally dazzling them with City glamour. This means youget no say in negotiations for mergers and acquisitions (though inevitably itwill be up to you to clean up the ensuing mess) and your dreams of a seat onthe board go up in smoke. Perhaps the worst blow that the City Suits inflict is to transmit theirobsession with shareholder value, at the expense of everything else, to yourcompany’s senior management. The usual consequence is that you lose yourtreasure chest of talent in a vicious round of downsizing. How did they become so dangerous? Having spent the better part of the last century ignoring HR completely, thearrival of the service economy has forced the Suits to concede that people maybe important after all. Their fury about being proved wrong is what is fuellingtheir mighty antipathy. They loathe the idea that “personnel” haspretensions to grandeur. Any good examples? Sadly too numerous to list. But to quote one senior JP Morgan hand:”These people are a nightmare. I refuse to deal with them.” How to fight back A tricky one this: the Suits have already grown impervious to claims thatpeople management affects the bottom line and will certainly demand you showthem proof in figures (which you probably haven’t got). Somehow you must gain their respect in a language they understand. Take aleaf from the book of Logica’s HR director and insist on a £7.2m salary. The tribunal menaceVillain rating: 6 Why so villainous? Because even the most ethical, squeaky-clean operation can fall victim tothe serial tribunal plaintiff with the fanatical gleam in their eye. And whenthey target you, you can forget about doing any other work for months, such isthe legal and bureaucratic quagmire you’ll be in. And then there’s the issue of dirty laundry: it’s common practice forlitigants to air as much as possible. One minute they’re suing for unfairdismissal, the next they’re alleging that senior colleagues take coke in theloo. How did they become so dangerous? The easy answer is to blame the tribunal system/equal opportunities legislation/sexualharassment laws, but that would be a dangerous cop-out – we all need thoselaws. The simple truth about most vexatious litigants is they were born thatway. Any good examples? One of the most tenacious examples in recent years is Natasha Sivanandan, aformer race relations adviser at Brent, who has spent lengthy tranches of hercareer suing everyone from the BBC, through Enfield Council, to the HackneyAction for Racial Equality for race discrimination (the latter risks bankruptcyat her hands) and now works full-time on her back-log of cases. Even herfather, Ambalavner, a distinguished writer on racial affairs and director ofthe Institute of Racial Relations, has criticised her “constant”claims of victimisation. She says: “I am successful because I am a raceadvisor and I know the law.” How to fight back An extreme way would be to put an embargo on all firing and hiring (reallyvexatious litigants tend to sue every time they are rejected for a job), butthis is clearly a non-option. With the legal system apparently powerless tostop serial claimants, your only hope lies in not encountering one. The eurocratVillain rating: 5 Why so villainous? The chances are that many of you will disagree with this entry. And it’strue we could just as easily have chosen the opposite work/life system promotedby Uncle Sam (if only to highlight the nightmare of ‘rank and yank’, ‘hug acolleague’ and those piddling holiday entitlements Americans seem happy tosettle for). But even the most ardent Europhile has to concede that much ofwhat is coming out of Brussels is an HR nightmare. Even before you get onto thesubject of what it costs UK companies to comply with the mass of newdirectives, consider what they’re doing to your prospects. Just as you thoughtyou could come over all strategic, you get shoved back into admin hell. How did they become so dangerous? Because the EU replaced Louis XIV’s famous pronouncement ‘L’«état c’est moi’with a new slogan, ‘La bureaucratie c’est tout’. Any good examples? Where do you want to begin? Try the forthcoming directive on employeeconsultation, in which employees of all but the smallest companies will have tobe consulted in all major strategy decisions. It is as close to a nightmare asit gets. Essentially, you are being asked to incorporate legislation modelled onearly 20th century German work councils into the 21st century Anglo-Saxon modelwe know and love. For more examples consult the Daily Telegraph. How to fight back Turn the situation to your advantage by becoming expert in the loopholes ofEU social law (although there aren’t many). Alternatively, join Dixons’ founderStanley Kalms manning the barricades in Whitehall. Point out the poor state ofmost European economies compared to the thrusting UK lion. The charmerVillain rating: 2 Why so villainous? The company charmer usually takes the form of a charismatic line manager,renowned for an earthy sense of humour and the conviction that your aim oftransforming the organisation along more people-centric lines is a ludicrouswaste of time (and money). In fact, given that they tend to run their departments as private fiefdoms,they are against change of any sort. Typical ploys are to laugh at your efforts to inculcate values, go behindyour back in the recruitment process, make up rude words to the corporateanthem, and do everything possible to circumvent policy and good practice. Ifit suits them, they steal your good ideas. The worse thing is that they’re frequently unsackable: they make more moneythan anyone else, their staff adore them and they’re the CEO’s main soundingboard. How did they become so dangerous? Charmers are dangerous beasts when cornered and they see HR in general, andprogressive initiatives like knowledge management programmes in particular, aspersonal threats and inconveniences. Any good examples? Loads. In one US manufacturing company matters came to a head when a seniormanager, irritated by a new 360 degree management initiative, bellowedobscenities and threw his lunch-tray at the HR vice-president. How to fight back Fight them on their own terms by establishing your own charismaticpower-base. Alternatively, pretend to succumb to their charms: many are highlysusceptible to flattery. Send them on an anger management course or, better still, to the BreconBeacons for an impossible-to-survive management survival course. last_img read more