Category Archives: News

Massive changes to combat mutant strain

Australia will mandate the pre-flight testing of international travellers and flight crew, require masks on all domestic and international flights, but leave the borders open, as part of the fights against a new mutant strain of COVID-19. News.com.au has confirmed that the National Cabinet has mandated tough new measures amid fears the highly infectious new… Read More »

Confirmit announces intention to merge with FocusVision

London, UK, Oslo, Norway and New York, NY, 7th January 2021 – Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action, announced today its intention to merge with FocusVision, a leading provider of customer insights technology. The merger is conditioned… Read More »

MYCOM OSI and stc partnership in Service Assurance wins Telecom Review Excellence Award 2020

Significant and rapid productivity enhancements, operational efficiencies, and platform simplification lead to major international award win LONDON, UK – January 6th, 2021 – MYCOM OSI, the Assurance Cloud Company™ and leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced that its case study with stc,… Read More »

Males and females react differently to the same pain

It’s no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past president of the American Psychological Association, wrote an academic text, “Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities.” Bruce Goldman, science writer at Stanford,1 reported in the preface to the first edition that:2 “At the time, it seemed clear to me that any between-sex differences… 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 »