Health

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 […]

Steve July 6, 2020

July 6 (UPI) — Drugmaker Regeneron announced plans Monday to begin Phase 3 clinical trials of a “double antibody cocktail” for use as a possible treatment for COVID-19. The Phase 3 trial, the last stage of evaluation in the drug approval process, will assess the ability of the cocktail, called REGN-COV2, to prevent infection among […]

Steve July 6, 2020

July 6 (UPI) — Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act has led to earlier detection of cancer among low-income Americans, a study published Monday by the journal Cancer found. New Medicaid beneficiaries who were eligible thanks to the change in income requirements were 15 percent less likely to be diagnosed with metastatic cancer than […]