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News digest – aspirin, breast cancer drug ‘disappointment’, hot curries and more

Category: Science Blog August 9, 2014

Aspirin and cancer, the breast cancer drug too pricey for approval, plus misleading reports of hot curries and bowel cancer prevention - here’s the week’s n...

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Two new ways we’re funding research – the multidisciplinary and immunology schemes

Category: Science Blog August 8, 2014

We’re launching two new funding schemes for scientists, but what are they? And how might this new approach bring fresh ideas to the table?

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Aspirin and cancer – not quite, but nearly

Category: Science Blog August 6, 2014

We discuss a new analysis of the pros and cons of taking regular aspirin, and ask ‘what’s next?’

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Breaking down cancer’s wall of resistance

Category: Science Blog August 5, 2014

A new discovery from a team of our scientists in London could help make chemotherapy more effective – but it’s been a tough road to get there.

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Personalising our approach to pancreatic cancer

Category: Science Blog August 4, 2014

A new discovery from our scientists could offer an exciting new approach to treating a certain type of pancreatic cancer.

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News digest – the contraceptive pill, 100K genomes, polystyrene cups and more

Category: Science Blog August 2, 2014

The Pill and breast cancer, a new project to map 100K genomes, plus why you shouldn’t worry about drinking from a polystyrene cup – here’s the week’s ne...

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The contraceptive Pill and cancer – a look behind today’s headlines

Category: Science Blog August 1, 2014

We take a brief look at what today’s study really shows about higher oestrogen Pills, and the bigger picture of the Pill and cancer risk

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