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Deborah J. Nelson

Why COVID-19 is killing U.S. diabetes patients at alarming rates

24 Jul 2020

Devon Brumfield could hear her father gasping for breath on the phone.

Popular blood pressure medicines do not put patients at greater COVID-19 risk, new study finds

13 Jun 2020

June 12 New research offers reassuring evidence to hundreds of millions of people with high blood pressure that popular anti-hypertension drugs do not put them at greater risk from COVID-19 as some experts had feared.

AstraZeneca tests diabetes drug for COVID-19 despite risk seen by doctors

27 May 2020

(AstraZeneca Plc is testing one of its diabetes drugs as a treatment for COVID-19, even as doctors are advising diabetes patients infected by the coronavirus to stop taking the medicine and others like it because of a potentially dangerous side effect.

EXCLUSIVE-Research finds concerning drop in U.S. colorectal cancer screenings and surgeries

27 May 2020

By Robin Respaut and Deborah J. Nelson New diagnoses of one of the deadliest cancers fell by one-third in March and April as U.S. physicians and patients halted appointments and screenings during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Exclusive - Research finds concerning drop in U.S. colorectal cancer screenings and surgeries

27 May 2020

New diagnoses of one of the deadliest cancers fell by one-third in March and April as U.S. physicians and patients halted appointments and screenings during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Exclusive: U.S. medical testing, cancer screenings plunge during coronavirus outbreak - data firm analysis

28 Apr 2020

Routine medical tests critical for detecting and monitoring cancer and other conditions plummeted in the United States since mid-March, as the coronavirus spread and public officials urged residents to stay home, according to a new report by Komodo Health.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. medical testing, cancer screenings plunge during coronavirus outbreak -data firm analysis

28 Apr 2020

April 28 Routine medical tests critical for detecting and monitoring cancer and other conditions plummeted in the United States since mid-March, as the coronavirus spread and public officials urged residents to stay home, according to a new report by Komodo Health.

Blood-pressure drugs are in the crosshairs of COVID-19 research

23 Apr 2020

Scientists are baffled by how the coronavirus attacks the body - killing many patients while barely affecting others.

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