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American skeptics fuel ongoing pharma ‘trust deficit’ despite pandemic gains, research finds

Despite the pandemic and the promise of a relationship reset, half of Americans still don’t trust pharma companies. That’s according to Deloitte focus group studies in the U.S., India, South Africa and the U.K. While 80% of those surveyed in the other three countries said they trusted or were neutral toward pharma, Americans remain skeptical. It’s… Read More »

Covid variant first found in the U.K. appears to be 64% more deadly than earlier strains, study finds

A patient is taken to an ambulance outside the Royal London Hospital in London during England’s third national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus. Picture date: Wednesday February 17, 2021. Ian West | PA Images | Getty Images The highly contagious coronavirus variant first identified in the U.K. is associated with a 64% higher… Read More »

Meta-analysis finds no real difference in safety and effectiveness between tenofovir formulations

There are no real differences between tenofovir formulations – tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) – in terms of viral suppression and bone and renal safety, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in AIDS. The newer formulation of the drug (TAF) only showed superiority in terms of efficacy, and then to a modest… Read More »

Medicaid insurers a growing competitive force in ACA marketplaces, report finds

Dive Brief: Medicaid insurers adoption of commercial practices, such as paying broker commissions, engaging in more marketing and slowly increasing provider payments, positions them as an increasingly competitive force in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, a new report from the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds. By employing tighter networks, leveraging lower provider… Read More »

New Research Finds that Sustained Acoustic Medicine (sam®) Treatment Significantly Reduced Pain of the Neck and Shoulder – PRNewswire

TRUMBULL, Conn., June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ZetrOZ Systems, maker of wearable ultrasound device sam®, is encouraged by a double-blind RCT study published recently in the Journal of Pain Research by the Orthopaedic Foundation, Stamford, Connecticut, found that low-intensity continuous ultrasound treatment significantly reduced upper trapezius myofascial pain of the neck and shoulder. Results indicated that applying daily… Read More »