Tag Archives: Less

Stretching: Less pain, other gains

As you get older, your toes may seem farther away. Stretching to reach them can take a lot more effort than it once did. But while it may be tempting to shrug and assume that losing flexibility is just a cost of aging, it’s nothing to take in stride. It can affect your balance and… Read More »

Statistical Certainty: Less is More

By ANISH KOKA MD  The day after NBC releases a story on a ‘ground-breaking’ observational study demonstrating caramel macchiatas reduce the risk of death, everyone expects physicians to be experts on the subject. The truth is that most of us hope John Mandrola has written a smart blog on the topic so we know intelligent things to… Read More »

AstraZeneca chief says Europe should pay more for drugs—and the U.S. should pay less

President Donald Trump has routinely bashed “global freeloading” on pharmaceuticals, and his administration last month unveiled a plan to try and lower some U.S. drug prices to international levels. Now, a top pharma CEO says he’s right—at least in principle. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said a “readjustment” of prices,… Read More »

Dolutegravir or lower-dose efavirenz equally effective, but less resistance with dolutegravir

Dolutegravir-based treatment was no more effective than treatment based on a 400mg dose of efavirenz, a randomised trial conducted in Cameroon has found. However, almost half of people with very high viral loads taking either regimen had a detectable viral load after 48 weeks, the HIV Glasgow 2018 conference heard. Despite the non-inferiority of efavirenz-based… Read More »