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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

Category: Science blog January 1, 2017 3 comments

We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016 16 comments

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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Headlines about e-cigarettes don’t mean they’re ‘not safer than tobacco’

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016 28 comments

We look behind the headlines at some recent research on e-cigarettes, asking are they safe? Can they help you quit? And do they attract kids to smoking?

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A marathon not swings and roundabouts: the evidence on e-cigarettes

Category: Science blog February 12, 2015 20 comments

We look over some recent research – and the subsequent media headlines – around e-cigarettes.

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600,000 preventable cancers – the size of the healthy living prize

Category: Science blog December 26, 2014 8 comments

Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?

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National No Smoking Day: don’t quit quitting

Category: Science blog March 12, 2014 1 comment

It’s No Smoking Day. We look at the different options available to people trying to quit their habit.

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50 years of life-saving tobacco control

Category: Science blog January 11, 2014 Comments are closed

On the anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health, we look back over 50 years of life-saving tobacco control.

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A new way to prevent breast cancer: anastrozole

Category: Science blog December 12, 2013 26 comments

Results from our clinical trial show a drug called anastrozole can halve the chance of developing breast cancer in some women. We explore the findings.

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