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News digest – dismissing symptoms, persistent heartburn, unboiled eggs and more

Category: Science blog January 31, 2015

Concerns over people dismissing symptoms, a new campaign about persistent heartburn and what does ‘unboiling’ an egg have to do with cancer research?

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‘The UK woke up late to the problem of cancer’ – Professor Sir Mike Richards

Category: Science blog January 28, 2015

Professor Sir Mike Richards shares his thoughts on the change in cancer care he’s seen over his long and distinguished career, and looks to the future.

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The latest plot twist in the treatment of prostate cancer

Category: Science blog January 27, 2015

A new study has turned accepted wisdom on its head in an attempt to tackle resistance to prostate cancer treatment.

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News digest – next steps for standard cig packs, couples getting healthy, e-cigarettes and more

Category: Science blog January 24, 2015

Great news about standardised cigarette packaging, research on couples getting healthy and some questionable science around e-cigarettes – here’s the news.

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Getting healthy: Is two better than one?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2015

From giving up smoking to exercising more frequently – are we really more likely to be successful in a team rather than on our own?

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Standard packs: another step closer to a giant leap for public health

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015

Backed by cross-party support, the Government has announced the next step towards bringing in standardised tobacco packaging.

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Cancer in kids, teens and young adults – why we’re renewing our focus

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015

Cancer deaths in children and young people have dropped by nearly 60 per cent in the past 40 years – read about our new campaign looking accelerate this trend.

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