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News Digest – ‘hibernating’ humans, 10 portions of fruit and veg, ‘hidden sugar’ and… rabbits?

Category: Science blog February 25, 2017 0 comments

The week started with headlines in the Daily Mail, the Sun, the Times and the Telegraph following claims by scientist at ...

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Claims that ‘putting people in to hibernation’ will help cure cancers aren’t backed up by evidence

Category: Science blog February 20, 2017 1 comment

Headlines today suggested that putting patients into hibernation could be used as a way to treat cancer. Is there any scie...

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World Cancer Day 2017: liver cancer, a global challenge thanks to viruses and alcohol

Category: Science blog February 13, 2017 0 comments

In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.

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News digest – Grand Challenge, a ‘cancer breathalyser’, e-cigarettes, climbing children’s cancer survival and… Salmonella?

Category: Science blog February 11, 2017 0 comments

Grand Challenge winners announced; a ‘cancer breathalyser’; e-cigarette safety; climbing children’s cancer survival ...

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

Category: Science blog February 4, 2017 0 comments

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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News digest – toast and roast potatoes, artificial intelligence, pancreatic cancer progress and… toothpaste?

Category: Science blog January 28, 2017 0 comments

Overly browned food and cancer, “breakthrough” results for pancreatic cancer, artificial intelligence and… could too...

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It’s too soon to say browned toast and crispy roast potatoes cause cancer

Category: Science blog January 23, 2017 32 comments

There's no clear link from studies in humans to show that acrylamide in cooked foods like toast and potatoes causes cancer...

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Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Category: Science blog January 19, 2017 0 comments

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more...

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News digest – an unhealthy ‘cake culture’, sugary breakfasts, sound waves, faulty ‘switches’ and… ketchup?

Category: Science blog January 7, 2017 0 comments

News digest: The unhealthy office ‘cake culture’; targeting cancer spread; soundwave technology; missed cancer waiting...

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A lasting immune impression could boost blood cancer treatments

Category: Science blog January 3, 2017 3 comments

Our researchers may have found a new way to tap into the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Read about their work

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