Health

Steve July 7, 2020

July 7 (UPI) — Older adults can reduce risk for a fatal heart attack or stroke by 20 percent by taking a prescription statin drug, according to a study published Tuesday by JAMA. Those over age 75 who were newly prescribed the cholesterol-lowering drugs were 25 percent less likely to die during the seven-year study […]

Steve July 6, 2020

Kelly Smith was diagnosed with bowel cancer more than three years ago. Thousands of cancer patients had their treatment halted or delayed as coronavirus spread in the UK, and she was one of them. Her friend, Deborah James is a fellow bowel cancer patient who has been investigating cancer care during the pandemic for BBC […]