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World Health Organisation verdict on mobile phones and cancer

Science Blog May 31, 2011

UPDATE 20/10/11: Today’s announcement is discussed here Do mobile phones cause cancer? The debate has been raging for years, and we’ve covered it s...

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New study doesn’t show that coffee prevents breast cancer

Science Blog May 11, 2011

Coffee is one of those things that feels like it should be bad for you, probably because it tastes nice and lots of people drink it. So it might surprise some p...

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Expert opinion: aspirin and cancer – the unanswered questions

Science Blog December 7, 2010

In the light of today’s headlines about aspirin and cancer, we spoke to one of our leading scientists Professor Janusz Jankowski, who’s running a clinical t...

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Aspirin cuts risk of dying from several types of cancer

Science Blog December 7, 2010

A new study suggests that taking low doses of aspirin for at least five years can reduce the risk of dying from cancer. This is promising news, but if people ar...

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NCRI conference: How could the HPV vaccine change cervical screening?

Science Blog November 9, 2010

The cervical cancer screening programme has been around since 1988. In that time, it has saved as many as one hundred thousand lives from cervical cancer. Now, ...

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Being physically active can help reduce the risk of womb cancer

Science Blog September 29, 2010

Keeping active is great for your health. It keeps excess fat at bay, gives you a rush of mood-enhancing endorphins, and keeps your bones and muscles strong. Man...

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Improving the health of our economy

Science Blog September 8, 2010

On 20th October the UK Government will announce how they’re going to distribute public money in the coming years. As a nation, we already know that we’re in...

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