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Headlines about morning sunbathing are misleading

Category: Science blog October 27, 2011

Earlier this week, new research was published about the effects of the body’s daily rhythms – known as the ‘circadia...

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Stick with shade, clothes and sunscreen to prevent skin cancer – not coffee

Category: Science blog August 16, 2011

Today, a new study has led to headlines claiming that adding caffeine to sunscreen could improve its effectiveness in pr...

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Height and cancer risk – the long and short of it

Category: Science blog July 21, 2011

Today, Cancer Research UK scientists have published research showing that taller people seem to be have a higher risk of c...

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Healthy resolutions 2011 – our interactive lifestyle tool

Category: Science blog January 17, 2011

New year’s resolutions: easy to make, hard to keep. Yours might even have fallen by the wayside already, or a few slips ...

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“Breast cancer diet” story based on research that wasn’t about breast cancer

Category: Science blog October 5, 2010

Today, a story appeared in the press claiming that following a “strict diet” for two days a week could “cut breast c...

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Cleaning products and breast cancer – what’s the real story?

Category: Science blog July 20, 2010

Looking at the newspapers this morning, you might end up wanting to rush home and clear out all your cupboards of the prod...

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Sunbeds and skin cancer – the evidence stacks up

Category: Science blog June 10, 2010

Sunbeds increase the risk of skin cancer – the evidence has been overwhelming for some time, and that’s why we support...

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