PROVIDENCE – Dr. Phyllis A. Dennery, pediatrician-in-chief at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, has been named the new president of the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine. Formed in 1987, Society for Redox Biology and Medicine is comprised of scientists, clinicians and researchers investigating redox biology, the science of reactive oxygen and nitrogen in biology, including cellular damage caused by free radicals, according to the society’s website. The group’s work focuses on developing medical interventions to improve health outcomes. As a member for almost 30 years, Dennery has held several leadership positions within the society, including executive council and as associate editor of its’ flagship journal, Free Radical Biology and Medicine. “The world’s leading experts in redox biology have long been part of SfRBM because of the organization’s location at a crossroads between the clinical patient perspective and the most cutting-edge … [Read more...] about Dennery named president of Society for Redox Biology and Medicine
Last fall, hundreds of city residents, library staff, and advocates crowded into the fourth floor of City Hall to rally for Mayor Jim Kenney and City Council to restore library funding to 2008 levels. Advocates, organizing under the hashtag “#FundOurLibraries,” delivered petitions with more than 5,000 signatures to the offices of Kenney and each City Council member, while demanding money to restore staffing, and at least six-day service across the system. … [Read more...] about Free Library borrowers face long waits for books, materials, the side-effect of a shrunken materials budget
Download logo The key to African economic emergence lies in removal of barriers, increased connectivity between nations and infrastructure development, DP World’s Group (https://www.DPWorld.com) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, told African leaders and top executives in Dakar Senegal. “We be believe in the viability of Africa, we believe in investing in the continent during our investment in Senegal we improved efficiency and volumes 135 percent in 10 years,” Mr Bin Sulayem told the audience at the Africa Emergence Conference 2019 in Dakar Senegal. Addressing a panel on how private institutions can help support emergence in Africa with President Macky Sall of Senegal and Prime Minister Mahatir Mohammed of Malaysia Mr Bin Sulayem explained how economic emergence is dependant on increasing inter African trade and infrastructure development. “The Removal of trade barriers is very important. In … [Read more...] about Partnerships Key to Improving Prosperity and Economic Development in Africa Says DP World Chairman and CEO
The promising results indicated that since the introduction of the HPV 4-valent and HPV 9-valent vaccines (4-types and 9-types of HPV respectively), there has been a significant decrease in the various covered strains infection rates. Also, prevalence of these same types of HPV have also decreased in women who were not vaccinated. More specifically, the HPV-4 vaccine showed a decrease of 80 percent in various strains for the vaccinated, and prevalence of these same types of HPV also decreased by 40 percent in women who were not vaccinated—implying a herd immunity. … [Read more...] about HPV vaccine effective in reducing strains of the virus over 10 years
Nordo joined the Police Department in 1997 and spent about a decade investigating murders. The burly, third-generation cop became known as a prolific investigator, prone to working round the clock and doing whatever it took to solve difficult cases. Commanders often spoke highly of Nordo’s dedication, which was reflected in his earnings: In fiscal year 2016, his last full year on the force, his salary was about $80,000, and he took home nearly $76,000 more in overtime, city payroll records show. … [Read more...] about Under secrecy, another Philly murder case tied to ex-detective is tossed. Will more follow?